Untouched by Western journalists except in the presence of American troops, Afghanistan’s Korengal Valley was once the most violent part of the Afghan War.
Friday, January 9
Thursday, January 8
A Russian soldier vanishes in Ukraine.
Tuesday, January 6
Monday, December 29
The United States fights wars it can’t win using soldiers it doesn’t know.
Sunday, December 28
Reporting on the “American Way of Life,” two years after the end of World War II.
Saturday, December 13
Christopher Clayton Hutton hatched a plan to deliver Monopoly boards to British prisoners of war. The games were advertised as a diversion, but really they offered a way out.
Friday, December 12
Following the money and the opium in Afghanistan.
Thursday, December 11
An Islamic State senior commander reveals the terror group’s origins.
Wednesday, December 10
Why do we honor dead soldiers rather than the fighters who deserted and the activists who demanded peace?
Saturday, December 6
Wednesday, December 3
A 2003 essay that foreshadows the emergence of the Islamic State a decade later – an insurgency incited by American policy in Iraq during the early days of the war.
Saturday, November 29
More than 500 Germans, including a former rapper named Deso Dogg, have joined ISIS in Syria.