afghanistan

A Taliban Memelord Is Winning the Hearts of the American Alt-Right

A man who claims to be a Taliban member is making waves on Twitter, and he’s attracted a surprising audience — including conservative Americans and the ‘post-right’

The Man Called ‘The American Taliban,’ 20 Years Later

The director of the documentary ‘Detainee 001’ talks about the legacy of convicted terrorist John Walker Lindh — and how our need for vengeance ended up breaking the American justice system instead

‘Restrepo’ Has Always Been the Best Movie About the War in Afghanistan

The grippingly intimate 2010 documentary focuses on U.S. soldiers fighting in one of the country’s deadliest regions. What the film shows us — and what it chooses not to show us — says everything about the futility of our 20-year occupation.

The Men Who Think Women Escaping the Taliban Are Using ‘Female Privilege’

The manosphere is making a distant humanitarian crisis all about themselves

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