Afghanistan

Report

Exclusive: Top Afghan War Commander Reassessing Withdrawal Timeline

The Pentagon’s man in Kabul is launching a new effort to assess whether Afghan troops will be ready to fill the void when the last American forces depart from the country in 2016. 

Gopal Ratnam |

Report

Afghanistan Going off the Rails as U.S. Withdrawal Speeds Up

Insurgent attacks rise as poppy cultivation reaches a post-Taliban high in Afghanistan.

Gopal Ratnam |

Dispatch

Pack It Up, Pack It In

Thirteen years after Wisconsin’s 829th Engineer Co. deployed to build Afghanistan’s war infrastructure, they’re back to tear it apart and take it home.

Meg Jones |

Photo Essay

Bringing Down the House that Bush Built

What dismantling 10 years of war in Afghanistan looks like.

Meghan Dhaliwal |