Kidnapped Afghan official freed: embassy

ISLAMABAD: The deputy governor of Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province, Qazi Mohammad Nabi Ahmadi, who was kidnapped from Peshawar in October, has been released, Afghan deputy ambassador Zardasht Shams said on Friday. Shams told Daily Times that ... [Read entire story]

Seeing Our Wars for the First Time

Originally posted at TomDispatch. He left Air Force Two behind and, unannounced, “shrouded in secrecy,” flew on an unmarked C-17 transport plane into Bagram Air Base, the largest American garrison in Afghanistan. All news of his visit was ... [Read entire story]

8 killed, 4 injured in airstrikes in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], Dec 29: At least eight Taliban militants have been killed and five others injured in a series of airstrikes conducted in southern Uruzgan province of Afghanistan. Afghanistan's Khaama Press news agency quoted local officials ... [Read entire story]