war in afghanistan

Oct 29, 2009

Soldiering on? The human cost of war

Krystalline Kraus
With October the deadliest month yet for occupying forces in Afghanistan, a look at the human toll of war, and things our governments will do to hide it from public view.
Oct 28, 2009

Our man in Kandahar

rabble staff
Today's New York Times reports that Wali Karzai, the Afghan president's brother, has been paid by the CIA for years. Wali is the 'Al Capone of Kandahar,' and has been linked to the drug trade.
Oct 25, 2009

Afghanistan: the maybe run-off

Dave Markland
Rumours persist that Karzai and his rival will cut a deal to avert a run-off election.
Oct 20, 2009

Afghan election finalized -- almost

Dave Markland
Officials are ready to announce that Karzai won less than half the vote in the Aug. 20 elections. The Obama administration supports a deal to avert a run-off vote.
Oct 14, 2009

A soldier writes

Dave Markland
A soldier writes from Afghanistan to say locals embrace the foreign occupiers. But the locals say differently.
Oct 13, 2009

Nihon wa fantasutikku desu

Dave Markland
Japanese foreign minister states his country will end support for war in Afghanistan.


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