U.S. Embassy issues warning of 'imminent' attack in Kabul

Dec 1, 2015

U.S. Embassy issues warning of 'imminent' attack in Kabul

The U.S. Embassy says it has received “credible reports of an imminent attack” in the Afghan capital. A statement on the embassy’s website Monday urges U.S. citizens to exercise “extreme caution” if moving around in Kabul during the next 48 hours. The statement says ...

Notorious warlord seeks comeback, leverage in Afghanistan

Nov 28, 2015

Notorious warlord seeks comeback, leverage in Afghanistan

After more than 40 years at war, one of Afghanistan’s most notorious warlords, designated a “global terrorist” by the United States and blacklisted by the United Nations along with Osama bin Laden, wants to come out of the shadows. Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, now in his ...

Decapitation of seven Shiite Hazara hostages sparks massive Kabul protest

Nov 12, 2015

Decapitation of seven Shiite Hazara hostages sparks massive Kabul protest

Thousands of protesters marched coffins containing the decapitated bodies of seven Shiite Hazaras through the Afghan capital Kabul Wednesday to demand justice for the gruesome beheadings, which the United Nations says may be considered a war crime. Demonstrators gathered in west Kabul and walked ...

Oct 20, 2015

The never-ending war

The U.S. cannot want a safe and stable Afghanistan more than the government in Kabul does. That is a recipe for a truly never-ending war.