Man Who Spent Five Years With His Family As Taliban Hostages Now Charged With Assault
Joshua Boyle has reportedly been charged with more than a dozen counts of assault, sexual assault, and other crimes. Boyle, along with his wife and children, were rescued last year after spending five years as Taliban hostages.
Gitmo Detainee, Held Since 2001, Challenges "Indefinite" Detention In Court
Moath al-Alwi has been held at Guantánamo Bay for 15 years, accused of ties to al Qaeda and the Taliban. His lawyers argue that with the end of the US combat mission in Afghanistan, the government lacks legal authority to hold him.
How The Canadian Military's Drone Operation Wounded Its Own
As the Canadian military argues it needs to buy armed drones, former operators are speaking out for the first time about their work with Canada's unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in Afghanistan, offering unprecedented insight into a secretive operation that was more aggressive than the military publicly let on.
Ghost Students, Ghost Teachers, Ghost Schools
The United States trumpets education as one of its shining successes of the war in Afghanistan. But a BuzzFeed News investigation reveals U.S. claims were often outright lies, as the government peddled numbers it knew to be false and touted schools that have never seen a single student.
How One Pakistani Is Bringing About An Anti-Terrorism Civilian Revolution
Today marks one month since the massacre of 132 schoolchildren in Peshawar. Meet the 27-year-old lawyer who is bent on prosecuting the Taliban and unveiling their sympathisers in the country, despite several threats to his life.
Dozens Of Militants Killed After School Massacre, Pakistan's Military Says
Jets and ground forces in the northwestern tribal regions near the Afghan border have killed more than 60 militants, officials said Friday. Meanwhile, arrests have been made in relation to the attack, and a number of terrorists have been sentenced to death.