“In some ways, joining the military is an act of faith in one’s country—an act of faith that the country will use your life well.”
Tag: Afghanistan War
Did Afghan forces target the M.S.F. hospital?Previously: Mattheiu Aikins on the Longform Podcast
What happened to the Afghan timber worker after a 2005 battle was made into a book and feature film.
How a young Afghan trucking-company owner became spectacularly rich.
Afghans have long visited falbin to have their futures foretold. Fundamentalist Muslim clerics hope to stop that.
Omar Khadr was 15 when he was captured in Afghanistan in 2002. He was held in Guantanamo for years without charges. He was tortured. And earlier this month, after nearly 13 years behind bars, he was released on bail.
One man’s story.
A leading Guantanamo interrogator was once a Chicago police detective accused of police brutality.
What one sergeant says he saw before the alleged suicides of three detainees.