A former US Army soldier who pleaded guilty to killing an unarmed Afghan teen was granted early release for good behavior. Andrew Holmes of Boise, Idaho had been sentenced to seven years at the Ft. Leavenworth military prison in 2011. Holmes was part of a “Kill Team,” a group of
In his last phone call home, Lance Cpl. Gregory Buckley Jr. told his father what was troubling him: From his bunk in southern Afghanistan, he could hear Afghan police officers sexually abusing boys they had brought to the base.
This is the autobiography of Abdul Salam Zaeef, a senior former member of the Taliban who was not only one of its founding members but also spent several years imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay. His memoirs, translated from Pashto, are more than just the story of his extraordinary life: they offer
The US soldier who murdered 16 Afghan villagers in 2012 says he had lost compassion for Iraqis and Afghans over the course of his four combat deployments.
Hours after an angry mob in Kabul brutally murdered a 28-year-old Afghan woman named Farkhunda, her still-grieving family was forced to flee their home under the cover of night.