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An Afghan War Veteran Reports Back

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how…

U.S. Special Forces Battle Against ISIS Turns to Containment, and Worry

DEH BALA, Afghanistan — Two years ago, Pentagon officials said that American forces in the remote…

Afghan War Casualty Report: June 7-13

The following report compiles all significant security incidents confirmed by New York Times reporters throughout Afghanistan…

Buttigieg Outlines Foreign Policy Views, Urging End to ‘Endless War’

Pete Buttigieg lashed into President Trump on Tuesday for conducting foreign policy by tantrum and by…

Pakistan’s Tribal Areas Are Still Waiting for Justice as Army Tightens Grip

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — With the Pakistani military’s crackdown on protesters in the northwestern tribal belt in…

Justice Breyer Raises Specter of Perpetual Detention Without Trial at Guantánamo

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a lawsuit by a Yemeni man…

Afghan Peace Marchers Meet the Taliban and Find ‘People Just Like Us’

KABUL, Afghanistan — Packing umbrellas and spare sandals, Afghanistan’s quixotic band of peace marchers invaded the…

Afghan War Casualty Report: May 31-June 6

The following report compiles all significant security incidents confirmed by New York Times reporters throughout Afghanistan…

A Taliban Commander’s Double Life, in a War He Couldn’t Leave Behind

SURKHROD, Afghanistan — In one life, he was Zabet Khan, a 25-year-old with a high school…

Caught Between U.S. and Taliban, a Family Dies and the Survivor Seeks Justice

This article is by Thomas Gibbons-Neff, Christiaan Triebert, Fahim Abed and Jessica Purkiss. KABUL, Afghanistan —…

Afghan Peace Marchers Take Cease-Fire Plea Directly to Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan — For almost a year, Taliban leaders in Afghanistan have consistently rejected calls for…

Afghan War Casualty Report: May 24-30

The following report compiles all significant security incidents confirmed by New York Times reporters throughout Afghanistan…

I’m a Veteran Without PTSD. I Used to Think Something Was Wrong With Me.

A few years ago, my husband, Chris, who survived four deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, was…

Missing Millions Put an American-Funded Afghan College Under Scrutiny

KABUL, Afghanistan — One of the many investigators of the American University in Afghanistan summed things…

Afghan Forces Hit With Wave of Attacks on Eve of Taliban Talks

KABUL, Afghanistan — More than 40 people were killed across Afghanistan on Tuesday on the eve…