Hamid Karzai

Taliban execute woman by firing squad for 'adultery'

First Post
Tue 10 Jul, AT 10:28

Hamid Karzai says he has ordered the arrest of Najiba's murderers but manhunt will be hard


Fifty Shades risks demonising healthy bondage enthusiasts

Opinion digest
Mon 9 Jul, AT 10:34

Opinion Digest: That book... and why Andy Murray's detractors should be ashamed of themselves

Crispin Black

A smooth British retreat from Afghanistan would be a first

Wed 23 May, AT 15:59
Crispin Black

Retreat is the most difficult military operation to carry out - because there is no hope of victory


Facebook IPO madness shows we are in a tech bubble

Next Big Thing
Mon 21 May, AT 11:26

Opinion digest: the impending Facebook sell-off, the Elgin marbles and closing the Royal's nightclub

Robert Fox

Kabul: as the dust settles, focus turns to narco-insurgency

Mon 16 Apr, AT 07:59
Robert Fox

Fighting drugs war, CIA ‘special forces’ will soon outnumber military Special Forces in Afghanistan

Sgt Robert Bales

Taliban vows revenge as Bales faces 17 counts of murder

One-Minute Read
Fri 23 Mar, AT 13:24

Mystery over rising death toll as Sgt Robert Bales looks set to fight Afghan murder charges

Alexander Cockburn

Afghan rampage: it will only stop when the troops come home

Fri 16 Mar, AT 07:54
Alexander Cockburn

Assassination, desecration of bodies, the collecting of body-part trophies – it turned ugly long ago


Taliban backed by Pakistan, leaked Nato report confirms

First Post
Wed 1 Feb, AT 11:02

Decade of warfare wasted, says classified report: Taliban set to return once allied troops are gone

Nato planning Libya-style no-fly zone for Syria, claims Russia

Thu 12 Jan, AT 13:31

Russian security chief makes no-fly claim as Arab League peace monitor quits Syrian ‘farce’