Kids on the streets of Kabul get another chance at childhood Kids on the streets of Kabul get another chance at childhood 'Americans bomb our children every day, so why would they care about polio?' 'We’re the sons of Afghanistan, but our leaders have forgotten about us' | Matthew Green

Kids on the streets of Kabul get another chance at childhood Kids on the streets of Kabul get another chance at childhood 'Americans bomb our children every day, so why would they care about polio?' 'We’re the sons of Afghanistan, but our leaders have forgotten about us' | Matthew Green

Omid used to spend his days in traffic jams around Kabul, washing cars with a ragged cloth. At the end of the day, the seven-year-old took home the money he had earned so his father wouldn’t sell another piece of furniture from the house to buy drugs...

War Machine review – Brad Pitt goes over the top in Afghan war satire War Machine review – Brad Pitt goes over the top in Afghan war satire War Machine: let battle commence in Netflix assault on cinema Brad Pitt speaks about his divorce from Angelina Jolie and his heavy drinking

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War Machine: let battle commence in Netflix assault on cinema Read more Not funny enough to be satire, not realistic enough to count as political commentary, not exciting enough to work as a war movie, David Michôd’s supposedly Helleresque romp, rele...

Labor open to boosting troop numbers: 'we can't afford to see Afghanistan lost' Labor open to boosting troop numbers: 'we can't afford to see Afghanistan lost' Vice-president leaves Afghanistan amid torture and rape claims Afghanistan civilian deaths may have been caused by US airstrike

Labor open to boosting troop numbers: 'we can't afford to see Afghanistan lost' Labor open to boosting troop numbers: 'we can't afford to see Afghanistan lost' Vice-president leaves Afghanistan amid torture and rape claims Afghanistan civilian deaths may have been caused by US airstrike

The shadow defence minister, Richard Marles, has signalled Labor would be open to increasing defence force numbers in if needed, as conditions on the ground deteriorate. He says al-Qaida is increasing its presence in Afghanistan, Islamic State is pla...

Update for Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Update for Tuesday, May 9, 2017

When you're in a hole . . . U.S. military leaders will ask for an increase in U.S. forces in Afghanistan of 3,000 to 5,000 troops. "The new military strategy would also give the Pentagon, not the White House, the authority to set troop numbers in Afg...