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Kabul (Afghanistan)

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  • Robert Gates' failure of duty

    Robert Gates' failure of duty
    In a dozen years of war, Americans have grown used to improvised explosive devices. The detonations have rocked the streets of Kabul and Baghdad — and also of Washington. Only, in Washington, the bombshells appear in print. The latest domestic...
  • Hamid Karzai's cozy history with the Taliban

    Hamid Karzai's cozy history with the Taliban
    If anyone is surprised that with each passing day Afghan President Hamid Karzai seems to veer more sharply away from the U.S. and toward the Taliban, it might be time to remember some history. Karzai himself was once asked to become a high-ranking...
  • U.S. looks to bypass Karzai on Afghanistan security deal

    U.S. looks to bypass Karzai on Afghanistan security deal
    WASHINGTON — U.S. officials seeking to resolve a tense standoff with Afghan President Hamid Karzai were exploring on Tuesday whether they could bypass him and get other senior officials to sign a security deal authorizing American troops to remain...
  • 'Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here' examines resisting fundamentalism

     'Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here' examines resisting fundamentalism
    When a relentless pounding shook her family's apartment door in Algiers, Karima Bennoune recalls grabbing a paring knife from the kitchen and hiding. "My father looked at me and rolled his eyes," she writes in the introduction to "Your Fatwa Does Not...
  • Obama willing to extend deadline on U.S.-Afghanistan security deal

    WASHINGTON — President Obama is prepared to extend a Dec. 31 deadline in a concession to Afghan President Hamid Karzai aimed at getting him to approve a security agreement that would permit U.S. forces to stay in Afghanistan past 2014, aides say....
  • U.S. complains that Afghanistan releasing dangerous prisoners

    KABUL, Afghanistan – The U.S. military on Tuesday slammed Afghanistan for continuing to order the release of prisoners who the United States believes are dangerous, but who Afghan officials say cannot be prosecuted because authorities lack evidence....
  • Afghans free 65 prisoners deemed dangerous by U.S.

    Afghans free 65 prisoners deemed dangerous by U.S.
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- Over strident U.S. objections, Afghanistan on Thursday released 65 prisoners whom it said it could not prosecute despite American warnings that they could return to attacking coalition forces and civilians. The U.S. military had...
  • U.S. says freed Afghan prisoners are a threat to civilians, troops

    KABUL, Afghanistan — Over strong U.S. objections, Afghanistan on Thursday released 65 prisoners it has said it cannot prosecute despite American warnings that they could return to attacking coalition forces and civilians. The U.S. military had...
  • A less than loving Valentine's Day in Washington

    WASHINGTON -- On the feast day of St. Valentine in the Anglican Church and various other religious jurisdictions around the globe, love may have been in the air, but not here in the Nation's capital. About a foot of snow covered the monuments, short-...
  • Cairo bureau changes: Fleishman to Hollywood, King to Egypt

    Cairo bureau changes: Fleishman to Hollywood, King to Egypt
    Times Editor Davan Maharaj and Managing Editor Marc Duvoisin made two staff announcements regarding The Times' Cairo bureau: As a foreign correspondent, Jeff Fleishman has proved himself a master of the character study. With a jeweler’s eye for...
  • Didier Brunner Steps Down as President of Les Armateurs

    PARIS - Producer Didier Brunner, one of the driving forces of European feature film animation, has stepped down as president of Les Armateurs, the five-time-Oscar nommed Paris-based film/TV animation production house. First attracting attention with...
  • A precarious time for Afghan women

    A precarious time for Afghan women
    Ghazalan Koofi loves her mother but not the life her mother has been compelled to live. The older woman, her face cloaked in a shawl, had an arranged marriage at age 11. She didn't go to school and spent her life raising seven children with little...