ERBIL, Iraq — Basim Razzo’s apartment in the Iraqi Kurdish city of Erbil is pristine, with none of the clutter of most family homes. The…View More A Path of Forgiveness After Unimaginable Loss in Iraq
It’s late March in a coastal town in Mozambique, and a group of militants is on the attack. Thousands of civilians flee as their town…View More Militants Attacked a Key Town in Mozambique. Where Was the Government?
KABUL, Afghanistan — One by one they brought the girls up the steep hill, shrouded bodies covered in a ceremonial prayer cloth, the pallbearers staring…View More ‘Why Do We Deserve to Die?’ Kabul’s Hazaras Bury Their Daughters.
KABUL, Afghanistan — A bombing killed at least 30 people and wounded dozens of others outside a school in Afghanistan’s capital Saturday, local officials said,…View More Bombing Outside Afghan School Kills at Least 30, With Girls as Targets
WASHINGTON — President Biden’s plan to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan has drawn sharp criticism that it could allow a takeover by the Taliban, with…View More Biden Officials Place Hope in Taliban’s Desire for Legitimacy and Money
Near the peak of the American war in Afghanistan, a former chief of neighboring Pakistan’s military intelligence — an institution allied both to the U.S.…View More Biden’s Afghan Pullout Is a Victory for Pakistan. But at What Cost?
Daunting challenges face the American-backed Afghan security forces. Over the past year, they have lost territory from repeated assaults by the Taliban and have relied…View More U.S. and Allies Plan Fight From Afar Against Al Qaeda Once Troops Exit Afghanistan
But Mr. Biden’s decision drew fire from Republicans. “This is a reckless and dangerous decision,” said Senator James M. Inhofe of Oklahoma, the ranking Republican…View More Biden to Withdraw All Combat Troops From Afghanistan by Sept. 11
“The terrorism threat from the Afghan region is not zero, but, at the moment, it’s less than it is in other parts of the world,”…View More Will Afghanistan Become a Terrorism Safe Haven Once Again?
In some places like northeast Nigeria, the Islamic State exerts influence over its local affiliate, the Islamic State in West Africa, and has provided it…View More In Bid to Boost Its Profile, ISIS Turns to Africa’s Militants