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  • Father of general slain in Afghanistan attack remembers his son

    Father of general slain in Afghanistan attack remembers his son
    The father of Major General Harold J. Greene on Wednesday described his son, killed in an Afghanistan insider attack a day earlier, as "unique to the military," a popular kid whose intellect led to his military success. In an interview at his home in...
  • 'Rock the Kasbah' with Bill Murray scores April release

    'Rock the Kasbah' with Bill Murray scores April release
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Bill Murray is taking Kabul by storm next spring. The reclusive comedic genius and houseparty guest extraordinaire is headlining "Rock the Kasbah," which Open Road Films announced it will release nationwide April 24. Right...
  • Killing of U.S. major general in Afghanistan revives worries about safety of trainers

    WASHINGTON An American major general was fatally gunned down by an Afghan soldier Tuesday at a Kabul military academy, becoming the highest-ranking U.S. officer killed in combat overseas since the Vietnam War and renewing fears about the ability of U.S....
  • 'Green-on-blue' killings in Afghanistan raise tough questions about US strategy

    WASHINGTON In the hours after a suspected coalition-trained Afghan soldier opened fire at Afghanistan's national defense university, killing an American two-star general and injuring more than a dozen others, a question that has plagued U.S. efforts arose...
  • Afghan insider's killing of U.S. general marks grim renewal of tactic

    A gunman believed to be an Afghan soldier opened fire Tuesday at a military academy in Kabul, killing a U.S. Army major general and wounding 14 others in one of the bloodiest fratricidal attacks of the 13-year war in Afghanistan. The shooter, who was...
  • 'Rock the Kasbah' With Bill Murray Scores April Release

    Bill Murray is taking Kabul by storm next spring. The reclusive comedic genius and houseparty guest extraordinaire is headlining "Rock the Kasbah," which Open Road Films announced it will release nationwide April 24. Right now the film has the date...
  • Setting Times stories to music: From Interpol to Bruce Springsteen

    Setting Times stories to music: From Interpol to Bruce Springsteen
    Have you seen the movie “Boyhood”? Filmed over 12 years using the same actor -- a boy who grows into a man -- it’s both epic and intimate. One of this week’s Great Reads is like a Central American immigrant’s version of...
  • Stephen Gaghan to Direct AMC's Geopolitical Drama Pilot

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Traffic" and "Syriana's" Stephen Gaghan is returning to similar terrain, as he has been tapped to direct the pilot for AMC's geopolitical drama "White City." The drama, which comes from former Middle East correspondent for...
  • The dangers of being a war correspondent

    The dangers of being a war correspondent
    John Thompson, who covered World War II for the Chicago Tribune, was part of a special breed of war correspondent: brave enough to parachute into battle in North Africa in 1942, foolish enough to do it without training, lucky enough to survive — and...
  • Amid Afghanistan's escalating war, a battle to beat polio

    KABUL (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of volunteers fanned out across Afghanistan this week, braving deteriorating security and distrusting parents to administer two chilled drops of the oral polio vaccine each to millions of children. Keeping the...
  • Slain U.S. Maj. Gen. Harold Greene remembered for brilliance, humor

    The two-star U.S. Army general who was killed in Afghanistan in an insider attack Tuesday was a native of upstate New York who held three advanced degrees from USC and whom colleagues described as a family man and a brilliant logistician with a quick...
  • ICRC says five aid workers seized in western Afghanistan

    KABUL (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Saturday that five of its Afghan staff were kidnapped by a local armed group two days ago in the western province of Herat. "The incident happened when the team was...