A new study looks at obituaries of private military contractors killed at war. The majority are white men with significant military experience.
The US has been at war in Afghanistan since a few weeks after 9/11. Now we are negotiating a peace with the Taliban, the same insurgents who sheltered Osama bin Laden.
The US is negotiating a peace agreement with the Taliban, so it can safely withdraw its troops. But how can peace last in Afghanistan if women aren't at the negotiating table?
A Taliban perspective on recent peace talks for Afghanistan.
The last adult is leaving the White House after a shock decision by the president to pull troops out of Syria.
The global target to eradicate polio is being missed because a number of countries are struggling to reach high vaccine coverage.
Despite perceptions of an antagonistic Pakistan-India-Afghanistan dynamic, there are strong institutional foundations for a more cooperative relationship.
Women health-care volunteers in places like Nepal, Afghanistan and Ethiopia play a vital role in the health system, yet they are undervalued and undertrained.
Jirga has a clear message to the Taliban, Westerners, and other Afghans - even in the horror of warfare you can’t escape moral accountability.
Public authorities, and especially our armed forces, should be held accountable for their actions to the limits imposed by law.
The young activist acted morally and intelligently when staging her protest against the deportation of asylum seekers from Sweden.
Staying in a violent home country can be lethally dangerous – but thanks to European governments, sending family abroad is far from a guaranteed escape.
A committee of MPs has lambasted a government scheme designed to protect Afghan civilians who worked for the British.
Why this art form is rather more than just biff, bang pow.
A strategy to shut down Taliban safe havens in Pakistan could bring the war to an end.
With few Western journalists remaining in Afghanistan, local reporters are shouldering the burden of covering the conflict - and are increasingly being targeted for it.
An attack on a voter registration killed at least 57 people, and left scores more deciding where to go now.
The movement known as the 'Pashtun Long March' and the 'Pashtun Spring' has emerged from a history of human rights abuses, regional politics and War on Terror policies.
From an Australian perspective, shifting power in the Indo-Pacific will be of primary importance in 2018 and beyond.
America finds itself in uncharted territory under Donald Trump – not least when it comes to climate change and Israel policy.