When the last American military cargo jet flew out of Afghanistan in August, marking the end of the United States’ longest war, it also signaled…View More A U.S. Military First: The War in Afghanistan Ended With Zero M.I.A.s
KYIV, Ukraine — Before departing for Afghanistan, an elite team of Ukrainian troops gathered in a circle outside the airport and passed around a bottle…View More A Nervy Trip to Kabul: How Ukraine Negotiated With the Taliban and Rescued 96 Afghans
Roya was the face of the modern young Afghan woman. As leader of a girls’ club funded by the U.S. government, she gave her troops…View More A Dangerous Scramble to Evacuate Afghan Nonprofit Workers
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WASHINGTON — A leading figure in the Afghan resistance has retained a Washington lobbyist to seek military and financial support in the United States for…View More Struggle for Control of Afghanistan Comes to K Street
Was it worth it? I don’t mean the wars — it’s nearly impossible to argue the wars were worth it, surely — but what about…View More Opinion | The Afghan War Took an Awful Toll. I Would Still Serve Again.
It took years for Women for Afghan Women to build up Afghanistan’s largest network of women’s protection services — 32 safe houses, family guidance centers…View More Threats and Fear Cause Afghan Women’s Protections to Vanish Overnight
Ross Wilson, the chargé d’affaires of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul who helped manage the evacuation from the Kabul airport, has tested positive for the…View More The last U.S. diplomat to leave Kabul has tested positive for the virus.
KABUL, Afghanistan — Sitting in the home of the spy chief of the fallen Afghan government, cradling a Beretta submachine gun in his lap, Mawlawi…View More After Quick Victory, Taliban Find Governing Is Harder
When President Biden announced in the spring that America would withdraw its troops from Afghanistan by the fall, he spoke of terrorism threats — but…View More Opinion | Biden Didn’t See the ISIS-K Threat in Afghanistan Until Too Late
The last U.S. military plane left Kabul Monday night, ending a presence that spanned two decades but failed to defeat the Taliban and left behind…View More U.S. War in Afghanistan Ends as Final Evacuation Flights Depart
KABUL — Zemari Ahmadi was coming home Sunday evening, having dropped off colleagues from the local office of an American aid group where he worked,…View More Afghan Family Accuses U.S. of Killing 10, Including 7 Children, in Errant Missile Attack
By Jim Tankersley DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. — President Biden landed in Delaware on Sunday morning to join the families of the 13 members…View More Biden witnesses the return of service members killed in the Kabul airport bombing.
The cascade of crises in Afghanistan has left many Americans wondering if our credibility on the world stage has suffered a mortal blow. Not since…View More Opinion | The Road to Recovery From Afghanistan Is a Familiar One