Opinion

Opinion

But NATO shouldn’t be a golf membership, and cash, the one factor Mr. Trump prizes, is only one, slim measure of the prices and advantages of belonging. This president has proven no understanding of the facility of partnership, and the reciprocal nature of its bonds, in an alliance that stands for one thing far greater […]

‘Insider Attack’ Kills U.S. Service Member in Afghanistan

‘Insider Attack’ Kills U.S. Service Member in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — An American service member was killed and two others had been wounded in southern Afghanistan on Saturday in what officials described as an “apparent insider attack.” The United States navy, saying the dying in an announcement, didn’t present additional particulars. The wounded service members had been in secure situation, the navy stated. […]

Bomb Rattles an Afghan Minority So Small ‘No One Is a Stranger’

Bomb Rattles an Afghan Minority So Small ‘No One Is a Stranger’

KABUL, Afghanistan — In downtown Kabul, from a big mural painted on blast partitions on the finish of a busy buying road, the piercing eyes of Komal Singh, now a fourth grader, peer out on the slender junction. For the previous couple of years, the mural has carried an anticorruption message: “Bribetakers are not hidden […]

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three Workers Beheaded in Attack on Afghan School

JALALABAD, Afghanistan — Militants have attacked a boys’ faculty in jap Afghanistan, beheading three staff and setting hearth to the constructing, officers stated, weeks after the Islamic State threatened to assault colleges within the space. No group has claimed duty for the assault late Saturday within the Khogyani district of Nangarhar Province, however Attaullah Khogyani, […]

War Robbed Him of His Family, Then His Eyes, Then His Love

War Robbed Him of His Family, Then His Eyes, Then His Love

KABUL, Afghanistan — The final time Zaheer Ahmad Zindani thought he may nonetheless see, he was 17 and in a hospital mattress, closely drugged and coated with shrapnel wounds from a Taliban bomb. He requested the physician for a mirror. “The doctor told me, ‘Son, you don’t have eyes, how will you be able to […]

U.K. Spies Said to Be Complicit in U.S. Torture of Terrorism Suspects

U.Ok. Spies Said to Be Complicit in U.S. Torture of Terrorism Suspects

LONDON — Britain’s intelligence companies tolerated and abetted “inexcusable” abuse of terrorism suspects by their American counterparts, in accordance with a report launched by Parliament on Thursday that provides a wide-ranging official condemnation of British conduct within the years after the Sept. 11, 2001, assaults. Many instances described by Parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee concerned […]

Opinion

Opinion

KABUL, Afghanistan — About half of Afghanistan’s inhabitants — round 33 million — is younger sufficient to have by no means seen a day of peace. The milestones of their younger lives have been marked by loss and violence. For 38 years now, peace in my nation has remained a dream, a prayer on our […]

Taliban Kill Dozens of Afghan Soldiers, as Cease-Fires Give Way to Violence

Taliban Kill Dozens of Afghan Soldiers, as Cease-Fires Give Way to Violence

Afghan commanders described a way of confusion, saying the Taliban have been making the most of the defensive place through which safety forces remained due to the federal government’s cease-fire extension. “We are not really clear whether this is a truce or not. There is no energy left in the police or in the army […]

The Five Conflicts Driving the Bulk of the World’s Refugee Crisis

The Five Conflicts Driving the Bulk of the World’s Refugee Crisis

South Sudan. Syria. Afghanistan. Myanmar. Somalia. The point out of those nations conjures photographs of violent battle — and of humanity on the transfer. Many within the prosperous West are terrified of a world through which they think about refugees from these nations are flooding into Europe and the United States at report charges. Those […]