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Veils for Muslim women come in all sizes, shapes and colors — and with terminology that can mean different things in different places.
Insurgents have been choking the capital of Oruzgan Province, and their taking it would destabilize large parts of central Afghanistan.
The American service members involved in the deadly bombardment of an Afghan hospital have not been criminally prosecuted. But they could have been.
The Army made the decision after lawmakers called for the full reinstatement of Sgt. First Class Charles Martland, who helped beat up the commander in 2011.
A report more than 3,000 pages long describes the errors that led to the 2015 strike in Kunduz that killed 42 people. Sixteen American officers have been punished.
Defeating cruelty requires a homegrown agenda.
The Obama administration has been fighting a semi-legal war for almost eight years. That’s not a power he should leave for the next president.
With few exceptions, the programs are riddled with corruption and undermined by conservative Afghans who never liked the idea of young women on the field.
Officials denied a visa to Abdul Rashid Dostum, who is accused of war crimes but is also the No. 2 official in a government whose survival depends on American troops and money.
President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan said that Pakistan needed to live up to the agreement made in quadrilateral talks to help eliminate Taliban sanctuaries within its country.
President Ashraf Ghani dropped his conciliatory approach and threatened to go to the United Nations if Pakistan fails to strike the Taliban on its soil.
Afghanistan’s struggling coalition government has been bogged down by infighting as it confronts an emboldened Taliban insurgency.
Facebook pages, video challenges, mobile apps and other tools engage the bonds forged on the battlefield as a platform for prevention.
Throughout her career she has displayed instincts on foreign policy that are more aggressive than those of President Obama — and most Democrats.
Mechanics became drivers and clerks nurses as a small department sprang into action after the deadliest attack on the Afghan capital in 15 years of war.
A truck bomb that killed at least 30 people and wounded more than 300 underscored fears about the group’s ability to infiltrate the Afghan capital.
The families of two Afghan men experienced the trauma of their deaths, the joy of hearing they were alive, then the shock of a government demand that it get its money back.
The United Nations mission documented 600 civilian deaths and 1,343 wounded in the first three months, expected to be a bloody year.
Officials said they ended the assault on the city, but fear remained that lack of unity among the Army and the police could weaken security.
A new oral polio vaccine will be stocked in more than 150 countries and territories. Switching it out with the old one will be a logistical test.