Ali Dayan Hasan: The Wrong Kind of PakistaniApril 2014
On the invention of “the liberal extremist” and the attempted assassination of a friend.
Cora Currier: White House Closes Inquiry Into Afghan Massacre and Will Release No DetailsAugust 2013
Questions about U.S. war crimes go unanswered.
J. Malcolm Garcia: Old GunsDecember 2012
An antique weapons dealer in Kabul collects Kalashnikovs and nostalgia.
Humera Afridi: Malala Yousufzai and the Bonesetter’s AlchemyOctober 2012
On girls, shame, healing what’s broken, and why education is the path to creating an honorable Pakistan.
Ex-detainees allege US, Afghan abuse (video)June 2009
According to the BBC, as the Obama administration takes action to shut down Guantanamo, a detention facility in Bagram (a US military base in Afghanistan) expands. Ex-detainees talk to the BBC about their time at Bagram.