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Kandahar’s Mystery Executions

Are the Afghan police using torture to achieve peace?

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Dissociated Press

Headline news under the Taliban

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The Pious Spy

A Taliban intelligence chief’s death and resurrection

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Proxy Syndrome

Afghanistan fights fire with fire in its war against the Taliban

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Did a Top Taliban Leader Fake His Own Death?

Harper’s Magazine Reporter Concludes that Taliban Intelligence Chief Qari Ahmadullah Is Still Alive

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The Master of Spin Boldak

Undercover with Afghanistan’s drug-trafficking border police

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The War We Can’t Win

By Andrew J. Bacevich, in the August 15 issue of Commonweal. Bacevich is a professor of international relations at Boston University and the author, most recently, of The Limits of…

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November 2009

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