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Pakistani-American journalist Madiha Tahir. Madiha traveled to Northwest Pakistan to interview people affected by the U.S. drone war. Read more...
Malala Yousafzai: 'You Must Fight Others Through Peace, Dialogue, Education'
“I think of it often and imagine the scene clearly. Even if they come to kill me, I will tell them what they are trying to do is wrong, that education is our basic right.” Read more...
Report: FBI Still Investigating Journalist Michael Hastings
Al Jazeera obtains declassified documents on deceased Rolling Stone journalist following FOIA lawsuit. Read more...
Dear Religious Extremists, The Cameras Are Staying And That's Final. Read more...
Pakistan's 'Burka Avenger' Cartoon Stirs Controversy
Pakistan's "Burka Avenger" Cartoon Stirs Controversy Read more...

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White House Closes Afghan Massacre Inquiry, Will Release No Details
Soon after taking office, President Obama pledged to open a new inquiry into the deaths of perhaps thousands of Taliban prisoners of war at the hands of U.S.-allied Afghan fighters in late 2001. Now it says it has concluded its investigation – but won’t make it public. Read more...
Who Are We At War With? That’s Classified
In a major national security speech this spring, President Obama said again and again that the U.S. is at war with “Al Qaeda, the Taliban, and their associated forces.” So who exactly are those associated forces? Read more...
Conservative MSNBC host Joe Scarborough yelled at Rep. Peter King (R-NY) because he said that the congressman wanted to continue a war in Afghanistan that started when the soldiers dying today were only children. Read more...
Taliban militants attacked key buildings near Afghanistan's presidential palace and the U.S. CIA headquarters in Kabul, a brazen assault that could derail attempts for peace talks to end 12 years of war. Read more...
Seven Taliban insurgents including suicide bombers attacked the main airport in the Afghan capital, Kabul, early on Monday, with explosions and gunfire heard near an area that also houses major foreign military bases. Read more...