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June 19, 2016|

Paula Bronstein on Afghanistan’s War Wounded

“You’re making compromises all the time because of the security issues. But this is why I did this update, because the idea was to bring attention to a story that right now people aren’t really paying attention to.” — Paula Bronstein

June 09, 2016|

Op-Docs: Afghanistan by Choice

For Afghans who are struggling with the question of whether to leave or stay in their country, the debate goes beyond wanting to improve their lives — it is about survival.

December 15, 2015|

Losing Afghanistan

Munawar is one of 44 women and 17 children living in a shelter, the first of its kind in a country where women once had no place to go.

January 19, 2017

Afghan Peace Talks

May Jeong

The task of making peace in Afghanistan seem to have fallen on the shoulders of unlikely men. This is the story of their efforts to end the war in Afghanistan.

June 09, 2016

Afghanistan by Choice

Alexandria Bombach

Many Afghans are grappling with the decision to leave or stay in Afghanistan right now. Their choice is not a simple one, as they stand to lose so much no matter what they decide.

January 15, 2016

PTSD Nation

Jason Motlagh

Fifteen years after the U.S. invasion, Afghanistan is in the grip of a mental health crisis that fuels an endless cycle of conflict. There are scant resources available to heal the collective trauma.

September 01, 2015

Hurricane Katrina and the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

Paul A. Kramer

What difference did it make that Hurricane Katrina struck during major US military deployments in Afghanistan and Iraq? This piece explores hidden intersections between these defining events.

February 19, 2015

Afghanistan: WithDraw

George Butler

What happens when after 13 years a foreign fighting force pulls out of a country and the world turns its attention elsewhere. Life goes on, of course, but what does this look like in Afghanistan?

July 29, 2014

Afghanistan: Packing Up War

Meg Jones, Meghan Dhaliwal

How do you turn the lights off on a war? Wars end when troops come home, but what happens to all the stuff?

September 12, 2013

Facing Fears: Afghanistan on the Brink

Mellissa Fung

What will happen to the progress that’s been made in education and women’s rights in Afghanistan? It’s a legacy NGOs have spent millions building. And many Afghans worry it's what is most at risk.

July 23, 2013

Afghanistan: On Its Own

Jeffrey E. Stern

Foreign troops are leaving Afghanistan. As the decade-long effort to secure the country draws to a close, how are Afghanistan’s most vulnerable communities preparing for the challenges that lie ahead?

October 02, 2012

Afghanistan's Unsustainable Waters

Mujib Mashal

Trans-boundary water tensions with Iran and Pakistan cast a shadow on the development of Afghanistan's mainly agricultural economy.

September 01, 2016|

Meet the Journalist: Paul A. Kramer

As the U.S. government responded to Hurricane Katrina what difference did it make that the nation was at war? In what ways were post-Katrina relief operations experienced as the war “coming home"?

March 26, 2015|

WithDraw: Meet George Butler

Reportage illustrator George Butler provides a first-hand impression of how things are developing in Afghanistan—and how life continues despite the uncertainty of the country's situation.

October 07, 2016|

Facing Risk

This film explores the risks sometimes associated with reporting and the conversations reporters wish they had started back home. David Rohde, Michael Scott Moore and Diane Foley are featured.