A year of working with feminists, anti-trafficking experts, academics, ultra-Orthodox rabbis, and military veterans from all over the world to deliver Meena Safi and other Afghan women from the Taliban
In North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, Muslim refugees from Afghanistan find a place to feel safe—and to pray
Even in the midst of deep humiliation, there are still signs of the exceptional nation I’ve loved since childhood
Twenty years, $2 trillion, and the most powerful army in the world were no match for the one thing the Taliban has—and that current American leadership has lost
Why are we leaving Afghans to die, when we can help them fight?
President Chirac, Gen. Petraeus, and my 2002 report on Afghanistan
Paris shows gratitude to the Afghan hero who tried to stop the Sept. 11 attacks—and whose warnings about Islamist fanaticism remain urgent today
Why Donald Trump should defy the elites and get the U.S. forces out of Afghanistan
American foreign policy is unmoored from American reality
‘Afghanistan is the swamp and Trump now owns it’
Successive two-term administrations made a mess of the Middle East. Who will clean up?
The pair of Jewish losers at the heart of the new arms-smuggling serio-comedy ‘War Dogs’ remind us that losers who dream big may be losers, but at least they dream big
I tried to prep a pair of Afghan teens for American boarding school, but instead of teaching them the language they need, I spent all my time explaining cultural references and unfamiliar contexts
What is Russia up to in the Middle East?
An al-Qaida compound contained a 1,500-cassette audio library containing sermons, intimate conversations, and music. There’s no N.W.A. or Streisand, but there is an Algerian-Jewish songwriter.
Why my sisters can’t think straight about Israel
Zablon Simintov blames U.S. troop withdrawal for stalled business
In the heart of Kashmir, where happiness was a warm AK-47, the weapon was my voice, and my dream
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