Country

Afghanistan

Roads to Ruin

Generations of conquerors and marauders have come and gone in northern Afghanistan, but the paths on which they travel have endured.

In a Sick Country

Afghanistan is dying--not because of the Taliban or the allied forces, but from treatable illnesses that are slowly killing off a population with no medical services.

What Afghans Think About the War

Afghans living in rural villages are unaware of many newsworthy events--like the death of Osama Bin Laden--because they do not have access to a television or computer.

The Taliban are Here. Does It Matter?

Karaghuzhlah is just one of many settlements in Balkh province taken over by the Taliban in the past year, but life in the community has not improved--residents still live in extreme poverty.

The Secret Alliance

Many Afghan citizens have become skeptical of the U.S. military presence in the country, hinting at a possible collaboration between the superpower and the Taliban.

The Taliban Come to Mazar

Last month, NATO forces ceded this northern city to the Afghan army, calling it safe territory. But insurgent forces are on the doorstep.

Child Marriage: Documenting Sorrow

Stephanie Sinclair shares the experiences child brides face. She discusses the need for their voices to be heard and the challenges she faced as a journalist who witnessed their struggles and abuse.