Afghanistan

Study: Afghans Are More Apt to Forgive Taliban Violence than U.S. Violence. Why?
January 07, 2014

An anthropologist studies Afghan hearts and minds, and finds something disturbing.

This Map Predicts Where Violence Will Erupt in Afghanistan
November 25, 2013

As a security deal between the U.S. and Afghanistan stalls, this is what the future looks like.

Photos: The Afghan Army Prepares to Fight on Its Own
November 24, 2013

Sebastiano Tomada Piccolomini's photos of the men who will take over a war 

An Absolutely Frightening Story in 'The New York Times'
October 29, 2013

The superb story by Matthew Rosenberg in The New York Times on Tuesday, casually titled 'U.S. Disrupts Tack on Militants,' is actually one of the scarier things written about Afghanistan in quite a while. (And that is saying something).

Video Games Are Making Us Too Comfortable With the Modern Surveillance State
September 26, 2013

It's hard to remember the first time I noticed a camera filming me in public. There was no genesis point, no camera zero that commenced the age of being conscious of having an unseen audience.

The Men (and One Woman) Who Might Be Afghanistan's Next President
July 11, 2013

President Barack Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai essentially just had a Skype breakup.

Sweat in Peace
Memorializing the dead at CrossFit
June 14, 2013

Memorializing the dead at CrossFit.

How Obama Undermined the War on Terror
The President promised not to undercut the rule of law for expedience's sake. He did. Now we face the consequences.
May 01, 2013

When Obama took office, he promised not to expend "the rule of law" for "expedience's sake." He did, and now we all face the consequences.

A Brief History of 'Bags of Cash'
The CIA's Afghanistan bribes join a long and storied genre
April 30, 2013

The CIA's Afghanistan bribes join a long and storied genre.

Afghanistan After the War
Is peace possible?
March 28, 2013

In our preoccupation with our war in Afghanistan, we've lost sight of how to bring the country peace.

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