Hamid Karzai's brothers among delegation attacked while visiting village elders
Why did he do it? And is the hard-won trust built up between soldiers and some civilians now lost?
As the Taliban increases its influence, our reasons for sacrificing lives seem less clear
The British Army's brave soldiers have failed in their only purpose - they don't win their wars
Decade of warfare wasted, says classified report: Taliban set to return once allied troops are gone
'Golden like a shower,' jokes Marine in 'egregious' video - but is it genuine?
Many Pakistanis believe Beijing should be their future protector – opening the way to a clash with India
The Taliban want
to show that Karzai’s regime
will be incapable of protecting
the Afghan people
In pictures: Taliban militants mount a complex attack on the Afghan capital
In pictures: Suicide attackers have stormed the office of the British Council in Kabul, killing nine people
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