In the fall of 1996, photographer Alan Chin traveled to Afghanistan to document the rise of the Taliban. He writes about that trip, 25 years later.
The US is leaving without any process or plan, leaving Afghan women to fend for themselves against the Taliban's draconian restrictions.
US military commanders ceded control of Bagram Airfield to the Afghan National Security and Defense Forces on Friday, The Associated Press reported.
The classified documents are said to include plans for a possible UK military presence in Afghanistan and naval operations against Russia.
Afghanistan's Kam Air says it made history by performing the flight from Kabul to Herat with six female crewmembers.
Rep. Ro Khanna of California is a third-term Democrat who wants to end America’s “forever wars,” help bridge the country’s cultural and political divides, and fight for progressive causes. Khanna also wants to hold Trump and Sen. Josh Hawley accountable for their roles in inciting the deadly insurrection at the […]
A dog who took on an Al-Qaeda insurgent amid a hail of machine-gun fire awarded the animal equivalent of a Medal of Honour. Kuno, a Belgian Shepherd Malinois, accompanied British and local forces on a raid on an Al-Qaeda compound when an insurgent pinned them down, according to the UK […]
The US and its coalition partners are dropping a record number of bombs on Taliban targets and other enemy combatants in Afghanistan, according to new official data. The number of bombs falling on Afghanistan may be spiking, but victory over the Taliban remains elusive, as casualties for the US and […]
A suicide bombing has killed at least 95 people and injured 158 others in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. According to officials, the attackers disguised themselves as paramedics transporting a patient in an ambulance to get past a police checkpoint and enter a secure zone. Once at a second checkpoint, […]
Marty Skovlund Jr., a US veteran of Afghanistan, went back to the country as part of a reporting project for Task & Purpose. Skovlund interviewed ranking and junior members of the Afghan and US militaries, and saw how the war is developing first hand. As someone with experience in the […]
The Taliban has been using captured US-made...