Beijing has reacted to the withdrawal with the message that the US can’t be trusted as an ally.
The 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks is an opportunity for teachers to focus less on recreating the day and more on what students can learn from it, two curriculum experts argue.
The caretaker leader for Afghanistan represents a compromise candidate for Taliban factions, but his reactionary past has drawn concern over the fate of minority and women’s rights.
The rise of the US military state since 9/11 has cost billions of dollars and resulted in the loss of nearly 1 million lives in wars abroad.
Afghanistan remains deeply divided, with a number of warlords who could make it hard for the Taliban to control the country.
The regime knows it must adapt to the modern world – but its ideology remains the same.
Needs will continue in Haiti and New Orleans – and for Afghan refugees – long past the point when most donors will have found new priorities.
The most important lesson from the US withdrawal from Afghanistan may be our failure to learn from history.
The act of killing in combat is associated with heightened risks of PTSD and suicide. A scholar interviewed 30 veterans about their common experiences.
As the Taliban, warlords and corrupt public officials vie for drug profits and power, it will fuel even more instability in the country.
Everyone has the right to have a country to seek asylum, but it will need international cooperation to get the Taliban to honour this right.
Following the completion of the US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, Neta Crawford, the co-director of the Costs of War Project, reflects on 7,268 days of American involvement in the conflict.
Afghanistan has vast mineral resources that have long attracted interest from outside countries, but a lack of infrastructure and political instability means they’re unlikely to aid its economy now.
Joe Biden had long thought that the US engagement in Afghanistan was a mistake.
Here are some ways to support people from Afghanistan locally, nationally and overseas.
Various armed groups operating in Afghanistan will contest Taliban hegemony.
The potential failure of the US military to protect information that can identify Afghan citizens raises questions about whether and how biometric data should be collected in war zones.
Indonesia, as well as many other countries that will see an increase in Afghan refugees and asylum seekers, will be put to a test of humanity and will have to act quickly.
An ‘orderly departure program’ similar to the one set up after the Vietnam War could offer a vital pathway out of Afghanistan for refugees over the next several years.
Researchers have interviewed hundreds of Afghan women about violence and mental health.