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Afghanistan War, international conflict beginning in 2001 that was triggered by the September 11 attacks. U.S. forces quickly toppled the Taliban (the faction that ruled Afghanistan and provided sanctuary for al-Qaeda) in the first months of the war, only to face years of insurgency led by a reconst…

Afghanistan is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. It is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south, Iran to the west, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north, and China to the northeast.

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Al JazeeraTaliban responsible for massacre of nine Hazara men:
AmnestyTaliban fighters massacred nine ethnic Hazara men after taking control of Afghanistan's Ghazni province last month, Amnesty International ...5 hours ago

The Washington PostOpinion | Why the debate on Afghanistan is so distortedAs we have watched the rapid dissolution of the Afghan government, the takeover of the country by the Taliban and the desperate effort of so ...3 hours ago

CTV News'Blood on your hands': Afghan interpreter warns Trudeau
if family is executedTORONTO -- As the Canadian Armed Forces land in Afghanistan to assist in getting Canadians, Afghans and their families out of the country, ...21 hours ago

The Globe and MailThe U.S.’s disastrous Afghanistan exit should send a dire
signal to the rest of the WestIt is increasingly clear that liberal democracies need to prepare for a national-security reality in which their longtime champion, ...6 hours ago

National PostEXCLUSIVE: Inside Afghanistan — the first seven days of
life under the TalibanThe almost unspeakable fear is for girls and women. We simply do not know what to expect. Uncertainty fuels dread like nothing else.4 hours ago

Al JazeeraWhat will happen to Afghanistan’s economy under
Taliban rule?Afghanistan is set to receive nearly half a billion dollars from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) next week, but it's unlikely the ...1 day ago

Edmonton JournalKeith Gerein: Sadness, but not surprise, watching
Afghanistan again fall to the TalibanTen years ago, when I was an embedded journalist in Afghanistan , one of my first assignments was to accompany a joint Canadian-Afghan ...12 hours ago

The Washington PostOpinion | No, Afghanistan did not improve much with U.S.
interventionCritics of President Biden's decision to withdraw from Afghanistan often paint a rosy picture of the country, arguing that with the help of ...6 hours ago

CBC.caCan a divided Taliban rule a modern Afghanistan? Time
will tell, says journalistAn energetic new generation of Afghans is clashing with an internally divided Taliban, and it's not clear how it will all play out, ...1 day ago

Global NewsB.C. mom whose son died in Afghanistan says Canada
needs to help its citizensIt has been just over 15 years since Maureen Eykelenboom's son, Andrew, was killed by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan.2 hours ago