Crispin Black

Boot out armchair generals who led us to Afghan defeat

Mon 7 Apr, AT 08:01 Crispin Black

Let the veterans of Helmand take over the army - we might stand a chance of winning next time

Taliban threat to Afghan poll: was anything accomplished?

Mon 31 Mar, AT 12:17 Robert Fox

Three news books suggest Britain's adventure in Afghanistan was a horrible waste of lives and money

Afghanistan elections

Why Afghanistan's elections are a critical test of peace

Briefing Mon 24 Mar, AT 15:08

As international troops begin to leave Afghanistan and violence continues, the world is watching this crucial vote

Secret weapon behind Chuck Hagel’s plan to shrink US army

Tue 25 Feb, AT 12:58 Crispin Black

It’s oil. Self-sufficient in energy because of shale oil, the US no longer needs to fret about the sheiks

Bagram

Bagram prisoner release heightens US-Afghan tensions

One-Minute Read Thu 13 Feb, AT 10:12

US officials have strongly criticised the release of 65 'dangerous' detainees from Bagram

Lone Survivor – reviews of 'authentic' Afghan war movie

Hot Ticket Fri 31 Jan, AT 07:41

War porn or critique of the American military machine? Film about Navy Seals in Afghanistan triggers debate

Obama's State of Union address reveals 'scaled-down ambition'

First Reaction Wed 29 Jan, AT 10:09

President promises action on 'bread-and-butter' issues, but 'audacity of hope' has evaporated

Afghan atheist granted asylum in Britain on religious grounds

One-Minute Read Tue 14 Jan, AT 09:41

Lawyers argued man would face persecution for renouncing his faith if he returned to his homeland

Robert Fox

Afghan 'mission accomplished': Cameron's hostage to fortune

Tue 17 Dec, AT 08:05 Robert Fox

Brave talk cannot hide the risk of Afghanistan being a hub for resurgent al-Qaeda groups

Royal Marine who murdered Taliban is named by judges

One-Minute Read Thu 5 Dec, AT 12:31

Sergeant Alexander Wayne Blackman loses right to anonymity after conviction for 'cold-blooded' killing

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