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Exclusive: ICC Poised to Open Investigation into War Crimes in Afghanistan

The investigation could expose U.S. personnel to international justice inquiry for the first time.

The Cable

Americans Killed by Afghan Army Gunman in Kabul

The attack is the first of its kind in over a year, but comes amid a Taliban offensive.

Argument

From the Taliban Frying Pan to the Islamic State Fire

In Afghanistan, survivors from Islamic State-controlled regions speak of a cruel new regime that makes the Taliban look permissive by comparison.

Feature

First Helmand, Then Afghanistan

A trip through the country’s beleaguered south reveals demoralized soldiers, corrupt local officials, and sweeping Taliban gains in previously peaceful towns. How did Obama’s “good war” go so wrong?

Dispatch

Can Cartoons Save Pakistan’s Children From Jihad?

A bold movement of progressive publishers and artists is bringing new comic book heroes to Pakistan’s at-risk children.

Report

Obama Slows Withdrawal From a War He Pledged to End

With the Taliban on the move, the president opts to keep more U.S. troops in Afghanistan, extending America’s longest war.

Passport

Watch Some of Murdered Pakistani Singer Amjad Sabri’s Most Popular Performances

Amjad Sabri was gunned down in Karachi Wednesday by assailants on motorcycles.

Passport

Blood Lapis: How Mining Funds Afghanistan’s Violence

A Global Witness report details how lapis has become a conflict mineral in Afghanistan.

Argument

The Millions Left Behind in Afghanistan

With war intensifying as U.S. and NATO troops head home, promises made to help the millions of internally displaced are woefully unfulfilled.

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