American officials are no longer so dismissive of reports about al-Qaeda’s growing presence
Doctors Without Borders said that punishments ordered by the Pentagon were inadequate and ‘out of proportion’ to the deaths and injuries caused by the attack
The Pentagon said the hospital was on a 'no-strike list' but gunship crew had no access to that list
Could not one of those dead children among the five hundred souls on the sinking Mediterranean boat become a ‘superstar’?
Patrick Cockburn was one of the first journalists to enter Afghanistan after the September 11 attack in the US, and reported from a rebel-held village north of Kabul. Here, in the second in a series of excerpts from his new book, is his eyewitness description of the country during the war against the Taliban
Since 2001, Patrick Cockburn has provided peerless reporting of the wars that have torn apart the Middle East and created the conditions in which Al-Qaeda and Islamic State have grown and flourished. In the first of a series of excerpts from his new book, he combines eyewitness accounts of the battles for Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Libya and beyond with an explanation of what these conflicts have in common – and how they were reported or misreported at the time
US officials hailed the achievement but an Afghan politician warned of the rise of the Taliban and al-Qaeda
An individual who distributed video of the 'citizen arrest' has now been arrested.
The Android app was taken down the day after its release
The agency’s activities in the country were wound down last year, and now the plane is unlikely ever to fly there
For every dollar spent in Afghanistan, at least 29 cents disappears in fraud or wastage
In the closing scenes, a man drowning in deep water clutches his dead child as a boat pulls away
Official Ministry of Defence artist Jules George explains how, no matter the circumstances, he has sought to capture reality, in paint, pen or the crudest of pencil marks
Elliot Ackerman explains why he then quit to write fiction grounded in conflict
Geoffrey Macnab meets the American whose unique career change is the subject of a new film
The people she works with range from imprisoned Afghan women to foreign reporters and kidnap and rape victims