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Finally, a Realistic Iraq War Novel (Book review)

The New Republic

August 2, 2016


Attempted coup: On Istanbul's streets, a bid to parse exactly what happened

The Christian Science Monitor

July 16, 2016

'Brexit' vote: a clash over Britain's identity

The Christian Science Monitor

June 10, 2016

'Resurrection Science' asks: What is a species worth? (Book review)

The Christian Science Monitor

September 14, 2015

 

An anti-poaching project misfires in Tanzania

Al Jazeera America

September 2, 2015

 

For Tanzania's coffee farmers, climate change is a buzz kill

Al Jazeera America

August 16, 2015

 

For Burundians, Tanzania's refugee camps offer a better life

Al Jazeera America

August 10, 2015

 

‘They Treat You Like an Inmate’

Politico Magazine

August 3, 2015

 

Mullah Omar's death: Will it make a difference in Afghan conflict?

The Christian Science Monitor

July 30, 2015

 

Taliban attack on Kabul hotel a reminder of a fragile Afghanistan

The Christian Science Monitor

May 14, 2015

 

As US draws down, can Ghani brake Afghanistan's economic slide?

The Christian Science Monitor

March 25, 2015

 

Afghan Taliban show resilience despite years of US 'capture-kill' policy

The Christian Science Monitor

February 6, 2015

 

In Afghan capital, schoolgirls embrace freedoms denied to their mothers

The Christian Science Monitor

February 3, 2015

 

Paved roads a positive legacy of Afghan war. But who fixes potholes?

The Christian Science Monitor

February 2, 2015

 

After vote, Afghanistan still can't form working government. Why?

The Christian Science Monitor

January 28, 2015

 

Quality junk food in Kabul? Harder to find now at the legendary Bush Bazaar.

The Christian Science Monitor

January 26, 2015

 

Is Islamic State penetrating Afghanistan? Rumors swirl.

The Christian Science Monitor 

January 22, 2015

 

My floury legacy in Afghanistan

The Christian Science Monitor

December 24, 2014

 

The Media Must Find a Way to Support Freelancers Who Risk Their Lives

The New Republic

September 4, 2014

 

Cover Story: Behind the gavel of America's busiest judge

The Christian Science Monitor

August 31, 2014

 

Why I Decided War Reporting Was No Longer Worth the Risk

The New Republic

August 26, 2014

 

'No Good Men Among the Living' chronicles the war in Afghanistan from the perspective of the country's citizens (Book Review)

The Christian Science Monitor 

July 2, 2014

 

U.S.Border Patrol's Rapid Expansion Fueled Abuses, Critics Say 

Al Jazeera America

May 24, 2014

 

The lessons never learnt

Himal Southasian

April 9, 2014

 

A woman's war: The rise and fall of Afghanistan's female warlord

Al Jazeera America

April 6, 2014

 

Bringing the Big Guns to US Borders

Al Jazeera America

March 21, 2014

 

Fernando Garcia bridges the gap between residents and law enforcers in El Paso, Texas

The Christian Science Monitor

March 21, 2014

 

In El Paso, residents aren’t waiting for Congress to fix immigration

Al Jazeera America

February 20, 2014

 

Drones on the US border: Are they worth the price?

The Christian Science Monitor

February 5, 2014

 

As Iraq's economy tries to rebound, bureaucracy brings it down

The Christian Science Monitor

September 12, 2013

 

Iraq's cold war leaves country on edge

The Christian Science Monitor

September 11, 2013

 

Billions of dollars later, Iraqi security forces fall short

The Christian Science Monitor

September 10, 2013

 

Iraqis struggle to keep Syria's war out

The Christian Science Monitor

September 9, 2013

 

No kidding: Read The Onion if you want to understand Syria

The Christian Science Monitor

September 9, 2013

 

Poll: Syrians see no end to war, displacement

The Christian Science Monitor

September 5, 2013

 

Baghdad cracks down on protests as Iraq democracy falters

The Christian Science Monitor

September 3, 2013

 

As US weighs war, fears of power of jihadis in Syria

The Christian Science Monitor

September 1, 2013

 

Where Iraq's Maliki pins the blame for Baghdad bombings

The Christian Science Monitor

August 28, 2013

 

Iraqis warily watch US move Syria into crosshairs

The Christian Science Monitor

August 27, 2013

 

Rebel-held Aleppo settles into a routine – but one still defined by bombs

The Christian Science Monitor

August 6, 2013

 

EU ends arms embargo on Syria. What does that mean for rebels?

The Christian Science Monitor

August 2, 2013

 

Why fewer ground reports are emerging from Syria

The Christian Science Monitor

July 31, 2013

 

Qatar learns money buys cooperation only within its own borders

The Christian Science Monitor

July 28, 2013

 

What's going on in Syria? A stepped-back look.

The Christian Science Monitor

July 24, 2013

 

Qatari comedy with an Irish accent

The Christian Science Monitor

July 19, 2013

 

Egypt, Jordan, Iraq seek to stem Syrian refugee flood

The Christian Science Monitor

July 14, 2013

 

Qatar's youths: Why protest? We have it pretty great

The Christian Science Monitor

July 10, 2013

 

Qatar: Meet the new boss, same as the old boss
The Christian Sciene Monitor

June 26, 2013

 

Turkey protesters put signs down, start talking strategy 

The Christian Science Monitor

June 21, 2013

 

Five things to understand about Turkey's protests

The Christian Science Monitor

June 20, 2013

 

Poll shows Erdogan's popularity has taken a hit. Could he lose his mandate?

The Christian Science Monitor

June 18, 2013

 

Erdogan's supporters rally, dismissing Turkish protests as a 'big game'

The Christian Science Monitor

June 16, 2013

 

Turkish police clear Gezi Park on eve of pro-Erdogan rally

The Christian Science Monitor

June 16, 2013

 

How Syria's conflict became more complicated as US debated arms for rebels
The Christian Science Monitor
June 14, 2013

Will Erdogan's referendum bid be enough to quiet Turkey's furious crowds?

The Christian Science Monitor

June 13, 2013



Turkish street vendors turn on a dime to make a lira off Taksim protests

The Christian Science Monitor

June 12, 2013



Erdogan, protesters circle in eye of Taksim storm

The Christain Science Monitor

June 12, 2013

Turkey's faltering economy, not protesters, could bend Erdogan

The Christian Science Monitor

June 11, 2013



Erdogan's conservative shift draws fire

Al Jazeera

June 10, 2013



Opposition in Turkey flounders in efforts to dislodge Erdogan

The Christian Science Monitor
June 7, 2013



Pinned under government's thumb, Turkish media covers penguins, not protests

The Christian Science Monitor
June 5, 2013



Turkey's protesters seize world's attention, but what's their goal? 

The Christian Science Monitor

June 4, 2013

Protest emerges even in a far-flung corner of Turkey

The Christian Science Monitor

June 2, 2013

Syrian opposition says no to peace talks in Geneva

The Christian Science Monitor

May 30, 2013



McCain visit, end of arms embargo signal that West won't let Syrian rebels sink

The Christian Science Monitor
May 30, 2013



Iraq's demand for Hello Kitty keeps one Aleppo factory open as others close doors

The Christian Science Monitor

May 22, 2013



Aleppo's elected council ignored as foreign funds go elsewhere

The Christian Science Monitor

May 20, 2013

In Syria, terrorist designation means more go hungry

The Christian Science Monitor

May 16, 2013



Syrian rebel's desecration of dead soldier condemned

USA Today

May 15, 2013



Syria's ancient landmarks crumble under onslaught of war

The Christian Science Monitor

May 14, 2013

​Excitement fades to despair in rebel-held Syria as war grinds on

The Christian Science Monitor

May 14, 2013

Syrians losing patience, confidence in revolution​

USA Today

May 13, 2013



In Aleppo, the free market is the answer to Syrians' bare cupboards

The Christian Science Monitor

May 7, 2013



Syrian regime's core supporters begin to drift away

The Christian Science Monitor

April 29, 2013

Outside the camps, Syrian refugees face further hardship

The Christian Science Monitor

April 24, 2013

Al Qaeda in Iraq and Syrian rebel group Jabhat al-Nusra make it official

The Christian Science Monitor
April 11, 2013

 

Experts: Removing Assad may not bring peace to Syria

USA Today 

March 25, 2013

Two years into Syria's civil war, no end in sight

USA Today

March 25, 2013



Is a leader from Texas a good fit for the Syrian opposition?

The Christian Science Monitor

March 20, 2013



Two years on, aid efforts struggle to keep up with a shattered Syria

The Christian Science Monitor

March 15, 2013

Despite UN peacekeeper capture, Syrian aid groups say dangers are overblown

The Christian Science Monitor

March 8, 2013



US aid spending unlikely to change, despite $8 billion wasted in Iraq

The Christian Science Monitor

March 7, 2013



In crisis, Bulgarians aware they are on the 'periphery' of world attention

The Christian Science Monitor

March 7, 2013

 

How more than $8 billion in US taxpayers' money went to waste in Iraq

The Christian Science Monitor

March 6, 2013



Syrian rebels form exile government, await U.S. aid

USA Today

March 4, 2013



Aleppo takes first step toward post-Assad governance in Syria

The Christian Science Monitor

March 4, 2013



Syrians are receiving US aid - they just don't know it

The Christian Science Monitor

February 28, 2013

Criminals cash in on Syria's chaos with kidnappings and ransoms

The Christian Science Monitor

February 27, 2013



For Bulgarians, brief love affair with credit comes to bitter end

The Christian Science Monitor

February 27, 2013

Bulgaria's prime minister is out, but austerity remains. What's next?

The Christian Science Monitor

February 22, 2013

Syria border bombing: How will Turkey respond if attacks continue?

The Christian Science Monitor

February 12, 2013 



After Assad, is strict Islamic rule ahead for Syria?

USA Today

January 3, 2013

Syrian moderates fear being edged out of uprising

The Christian Science Monitor

December 26, 2012

Aleppo's fledgling government reflects a society shaped by war

The Christian Science Monitor

December 23, 2012



Syrian rebel infighting could take dangerous turn if Assad falls

The Christian Science Monitor

December 20, 2012



Syrian rebels say Aleppo may soon be theirs

USA Today

December 17, 2012

Jihadis bankroll aid efforts in Syria to win followers

The Christian Science Monitor

December 16, 2012



Syrian opposition forces say they are on brink of major victory in Aleppo

The Christian Science Monitor

December 14, 2012



How deadly would chemical weapons in Syria be?

The Christian Science Monitor

December 6, 2012

Syria: first state with WMDs to topple?

The Christian Science Monitor

December 5, 2012



Syrian rebels riding momentum to Damascus

The Christian Science Monitor

December 4, 2012

 

Syrian rebels cut off Damascus airport in critical step

The Christian Science Monitor

November 29, 2012

 

Syrian rebels claim dam seized; looting plagues Aleppo
USA Today
November 26, 2012



Syrian rebels struggle to keep regime Air Force on the ground
The Christian Science Monitor
November 26, 2012

Syrian rebels forced to police their own as crime tarnishes reputation
The Christian Science Monitor
November 26, 2012

Stalemate in Syria? Army short on loyalists, rebels short on guns
The Christian Science Monitor
November 25, 2012

Against the odds, Syrian rebels begin to chip away at regime's air advantage
The Christian Science Monitor
November 24, 2012

Rebels question continued protests in 'Free Syria'
The Christian Science Monitor
November 21, 2012



Syrian rebels put choke hold on government supply lines
The Christian Science Monitor

November 20, 2012

Syrians want to know: 'Are you okay after Superstorm Sandy?'
The Christian Science Monitor
November 18, 2012

Inside Syria, rebels offer cautious support for unified council
The Christian Science Monitor
November 12, 2012

Syrian rebels root for Romney in hopes of US military intervention
The Christian Science Monitor
November 5, 2012

Neither heat nor gloom ... Afghan post office delivers
The Christian Science Monitor
October 30, 2012

What will the Afghanistan war legacy be?
The Christian Science Monitor
October 30, 2012

Afghans on the debate: We're okay with not being talked about
The Christian Science Monitor
October 23, 2012

Gen. Dunford to head Afghan war, wrap it up
The Christian Science Monitor
October 11, 2012

Garlanded Afghan film Buzkashi Boys comes home for premiere
The Guardian
October 4, 2012

Key actors in Afghan peace process say it's a no-go
The Christian Science Monitor
October 2, 2012

Afghanistan war claims 2,000th US soldier, but pace slowing
The Christian Science Monitor
September 30, 2012

Afghan president sacks Helmand governor
The Guardian
September 20, 2012

Afghanistan gives India a scare and proves it can take on cricket's giants
The Guardian
September 20, 2012

Afghanistan's softer insurgents claim suicide attack. What next?
The Christian Science Monitor
September 19, 2012



Female suicide bomber kills foreigners in Kabul in response to video

The Christian Science Monitor
September 18, 2012

Joint raids suspended: NATO's Afghanistan strategy hits hurdle
The Christian Science Monitor
September 18, 2012

Afghanistan anti-US protests heartfelt and spontaneous
The Christian Science Monitor
September 17, 2012

Afghanistan: Six killed by insiders, insurgents blow up $180m in jets
The Christian Science Monitor
September 16, 2012

Activists: Syrian hospitals targeted
USA Today
September 12, 2012

Afghans take over Bagram jail: A step forward for justice?
The Christian Science Monitor
September 11, 2012

The uneasy normal of 'Free Syria'
The Christian Science Monitor
September 11, 2012

Syria's rebel fighters vow no mercy for their own pro-regime family members
The Christian Science Monitor
September 11, 2012

My daily commute - into war-torn Syria
The Christian Science Monitor
September 11, 2012

Fresh from the inside, Syrian Army defectors say rebels have an edge
The Christian Science Monitor
September 10, 2012

In 'Free Syria,' the opposition tries its hand at being the boss
The Christian Science Monitor
September 4, 2012

Free Syrian Army battles surplus of fighters and shortage of guns
The Christian Science Monitor
September 4, 2012

In rebel-held 'Free Syria,' regime planes still terrorize
The Christian Science Monitor
August 31, 2012

Amid squalor and fear on Turkish border, Syrians make plea for safe zone
The Christian Science Monitor
August 30, 2012

In battle-scarred Aleppo, even bread lines aren't a safe place for Syrians
The Christian Science Monitor
August 30, 2012

Taliban brutality turns Afghans away
USA Today
August 27, 2012

Is the Taliban wearing out its welcome in Afghanistan?
The Christian Science Monitor
August 15, 2012

Afghanistan war: Can the US gains last?
The Christian Science Monitor
August 14, 2012

5,000 Afghan 'militants' have surrendered - but are they real?
The Christian Science Monitor
August 8, 2012

President Karzai sacks security chiefs ahead of NATO exit
The Christian Science Monitor
August 5, 2012

Afghan governance: more Judge Dredd than Jefferson
The Christian Science Monitor
July 31, 2012

How the NATO supply route closure hit Afghan truck drivers
The Christian Science Monitor
July 26, 2012



Afghan sprinter tries to beat the clock – and pollution

The Christian Science Monitor
July 26, 2012

'Poetry of the Taliban' – will it find an audience in the US?
The Christian Science Monitor
July 18, 2012

Once the conflict's center, Kandahar City calms
The Christian Science Monitor
July 9, 2012

Another $16 billion in aid, but Afghan businessmen say help us
The Christian Science Monitor
July 8, 2012

Afghanistan funding: Local media already feeling the pinch
The Christian Science Monitor
July 8, 2012

Pakistan opens NATO supply line in boon to US forces in Afghanistan
The Christian Science Monitor
July 3, 2012

Taliban attack on Kabul lakeside resort leaves at least two dozen dead
The Guardian
June 22, 2012

Taliban attack Kabul resort, citing 'illicit fun' and alcohol
The Christian Science Monitor
June 22, 2012

India eyes increased role in Afghanistan
The Christian Science Monitor
June 7, 2012

Suicide bombings in Afghanistan highlight difficult task ahead for US, NATO
The Christian Science Monitor
June 6, 2012

Locals turn against Taliban in eastern Afghanistan
The Christian Science Monitor
June 4, 2012

UN sees significant drop in Afghan civilian casualties
The Christian Science Monitor
May 30, 2012

In Afghanistan, NATO exit plan raises concerns about stability
The Christian Science Monitor
May 21, 2012

Afghanistan after the US: What's next?
The Christian Science Monitor
May 18, 2012

Afghan insurgent attacks down: A sign of widening Taliban fractures?
The Christian Science Monitor
May 17, 2012

Second Afghan peace broker assassinated
The Christian Science Monitor
May 13. 2012

With blast, Taliban respond to Obama: 'You need to focus on leaving'
The Christian Science Monitor
May 2, 2012

Obama's agreement with Karzai in Afghanistan short on specifics
The Christian Science Monitor
May 2, 2012

After Afghan deal is struck, Taliban issues a deadly strike
USA Today
May 2, 2012

Taleban attacks Kabul after Obama declares end to ‘time of war’
The Times
May 2, 2012

What the death of Osama bin Laden means for Afghanistan
The Christian Science Monitor
May 1, 2012

Why Afghanistan's intelligence agency has a major blind spot
The Christian Science Monitor
April 23, 2012

US, Afghanistan agree in private to long-term partnership
The Christian Science Monitor
April 22, 2012

Karzai blames NATO and Afghan officials for allowing Kabul attacks
The Christian Science Monitor
April 16, 2012

Afghans blame Haqqani network for attacks
USA Today
April 16, 2012

Afghan deal on night raids presages longterm US presence
The Christian Science Monitor
April 9, 2012

Attack in Yemen: Is Al Qaeda stronger now?
The Christian Science Monitor
April 9, 2012

Rural tinkerer builds the first airplane made in Afghanistan
The Christian Science Monitor
April 6, 2012

Afghan policeman attacks colleagues, undermining cornerstone of US strategy
The Christian Science Monitor
March 30, 2012

Hundreds of Afghan women imprisoned for 'moral crimes,' says new report

The Christian Science Monitor

March 28, 2012

Afghan women are being jailed for 'moral crimes', says report
The Guardian
March 28, 2012

First Taliban, now turncoats: Another Afghan soldier opens fire
The Christian Science Monitor
March 26, 2012

Two British soldiers killed by Afghan army gunman
The Guardian
March 26, 2012

US eager to send foreign aid to Yemen, a land battling poverty and Al Qaeda
The Christian Science Monitor
March 23, 2012

Turkish helicopter crash in Afghanistan comes at tough time for NATO forces
The Christian Science Monitor
March 16, 2012

Afghans protest removal of U.S. soldier accused in rampage
USA Today

March 15, 2012

Taliban suspend talks with the US amid Afghan turmoil
The Christian Science Monitor
March 15, 2012

Afghan shooting: Panetta visits wary Afghanistan
The Christian Science Monitor
March 14, 2012

Afghans seek new pact to try U.S. soldier in killings
USA Today
March 13, 2012

Afghanistan shooting: Protests are peaceful, but era of cooperation closing
The Christian Science Monitor
March 13, 2012

Afghans question U.S. mission after shootings
USA Today
March 12, 2012

Rampage in Afghanistan puts long-term US presence in peril
The Christian Science Monitor
March 12, 2012

US soldier goes on killing spree: How events may unfold in Afghanistan
The Christian Science Monitor
March 11, 2012

One more hurdle in Afghanistan: Justice
USA Today
March 7, 2012

The PR challenge in Afghanistan: suicide bombing, Quran burning, and murky data
The Christian Science Monitor
March 5, 2012

Profile: Yemen's new president, Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi
The Christian Science Monitor
February 27, 2012

NATO pulls out of Afghan ministries. What's the impact?
The Christian Science Monitor
February 25, 2012

President Hadi takes power as Yemen's first new leader in three decades
The Christian Science Monitor
February 25, 2012

Yemen vote ousts Saleh, but will new leader bring change?
The Christian Science Monitor
February 21, 2012

Yemen elections: Only one choice, but is it still progress?
The Christian Science Monitor
February 20, 2012

A carpet economy unravels in Afghanistan
The Christian Science Monitor
February 10, 2012

What happens when troops - and money - leave Afghanistan?
The Christian Science Monitor
February 7, 2012

Taliban POWs convinced of victory, says leaked US report on Afghanistan
The Christian Science Monitor
February 1, 2012



Mistreatment of Afghan women caused by far more than Taliban
The Christian Science Monitor

January 31, 2012

Taliban talks: Another Karzai tiff with the US?
The Christian Science Monitor
January 30, 2012

Afghanistan women: 'Give us a seat at the peace table'
The Christian Science Monitor
January 26, 2012

Afghanistan's humongous holy book
The Christian Science Monitor
January 24, 2012

Taliban says urination video won't harm peace talks. Why not?
The Christian Science Monitor
January 12, 2012

Taliban talks: Does Mullah Omar speak for his footsoldiers?
The Christian Science Monitor
January 4, 2012



Peace progress? Qatar gives Taliban an office address
The Christian Science Monitor

January 3, 2012

Could giving the Taliban a street address bring peace to Afghanistan?
The Christian Science Monitor
December, 30, 2011

China wins $700 million Afghan oil and gas deal. Why didn't the US bid?
The Christian Science Monitor
December 28, 2011

Afghanistan: Kabul neighborhood struggles to regroup after bombing
The Christian Science Monitor
December 20, 2011

Childbirth and maternal health improve in Afghanistan
The Christian Science Monitor
December 16, 2011

Let the music begin again in Afghanistan
The Christian Science Monitor
December 8, 2011

Twin attacks in Afghanistan against Shiites not homegrown, say Afghans
The Christian Science Monitor
December 6, 2011

With peace stalled, Afghanistan looks to extend foreign aid
The Christian Science Monitor
December 5, 2011

Afghans weary of yet another summit ahead of Bonn Conference
The Christian Science Monitor
December 4, 2011

Road out of Afghanistan: On the ground with US troops in potential final push
The Christian Science Monitor
December 3, 2011

Afghans see Pakistan boycott as dooming Bonn Conference
The Christian Science Monitor
November 30, 2011

Afghanistan's Bonn Conference: 4 things you need to know
The Christian Science Monitor
November 29, 2011

Afghan schadenfreude as Pakistan reels in wake of deadly NATO strike
The Christian Science Monitor
November 27, 2011

Afghanistan 'loya jirga' endorses lingering US presence, but in what form?
The Christian Science Monitor
November 21, 2011

Karzai at loya jirga: Afghanistan is 'a lion' to be respected
The Christian Science Monitor
November 16, 2011

What is a loya jirga? Afghanistan's most pivotal jirgas since 2002
The Christian Science Monitor
November 16, 2011

Afghanistan's Karzai outlines conditions for U.S. presence
USA Today
November 16, 2011

Loya jirga: Afghans question Karzai's motives in calling the meeting
The Christian Science Monitor
November 15, 2011

Afghan elders fear tragedy if U.S. leaves too soon
USA Today
November 15, 2011

Suicide bomber highlights tests for Afghan security at loya jirga meeting
The Christian Science Monitor
November 14, 2011

For U.S. Soldiers in Afghanistan, Online Courses Fill a Valued Niche
The Chronicle of Higher Education
November 6, 2011

US weighs faster Afghan handover. Are Afghan forces ready?
The Christian Science Monitor
November 3, 2011

“100 lashes if you don't die laughing” and 3 other Muhammad controversies
The Christian Science Monitor
November 2, 2011

Deadly Taliban Kabul attack highlights US reliance on private contractors
The Christian Science Monitor
October 30, 2011

Kabul suicide attack marks one of deadliest days in Afghanistan war
The Christian Science Monitor
October 29, 2011

Why political activism isn't working in Afghanistan
The Christian Science Monitor
October 12, 2011

Afghanistan still world's top opium supplier, despite 10 years of US-led war
The Christian Science Monitor
October 11, 2011

As Afghan war hits 10-year mark, falling land prices signal fear over future
The Christian Science Monitor
October 7, 2011

US soldiers feel new sense of urgency in Afghanistan war
The Christian Science Monitor
October 5, 2011

Plot to assassinate Afghan President Karzai foiled
The Christian Science Monitor
October 5, 2011

Afghan Army's next hurdle: logistics
The Christian Science Monitor
October 3, 2011

Karzai to end Taliban peace talks, focus on Pakistan ties
The Christian Science Monitor
October 2, 2011

US Embassy shooting in Kabul heightens concerns about Afghan security
The Christian Science Monitor
September 26, 2011

Sanitation in Kabul (Radio)
Latitudes -- WAMU 88.5
September 23, 2011

Rabbani killing sparks fresh concerns about civil war in Afghanistan
The Christian Science Monitor
September 21, 2011

Killing of former Afghan President Rabbani imperils Taliban peace talks
The Christian Science Monitor
September 20, 2011

Afghanistan: NATO's night raids cause more harm than good, report says
The Christian Science Monitor
September 19, 2011

What Afghans think of the war: 'Why are you Americans here?'
The Christian Science Monitor
September 9, 2011

Afghan war: What some local officials are willing to do for peace
The Christian Science Monitor
September 6, 2011

Afghan electoral commission ruling may raise more problems than it solves
The Christian Science Monitor
August 21, 2011

Brazen Taliban attack strikes British Council in Kabul
The Christian Science Monitor
August 19, 2011

New US military transport contract aims to end diversion of money to Taliban
The Christian Science Monitor
August 17, 2011

What may be a bigger threat to Afghanistan than insurgency? Land disputes.
The Christian Science Monitor
August 11, 2011

US forces kill Taliban responsible for SEAL helicopter crash, say Afghan officials
The Christian Science Monitor
August 10, 2011

Will Afghanistan return to an era of warlord rule after NATO leaves?
The Christian Science Monitor
August 8, 2011

For many Afghans, US helicopter crash confirms Taliban momentum
The Christian Science Monitor
August 7, 2011

Helicopter crash kills dozens in Afghanistan: implications for US war effort?
The Christian Science Monitor
August 6, 2011

Kandahar mayor killed by suicide bomber, latest in wave of assassinations
The Christian Science Monitor
July 27, 2011

As NATO pulls back, Afghans worry about Taliban's return
The Christian Science Monitor
July 21, 2011

Afghanistan's test case: NATO handover in Laghman Province
The Christian Science Monitor
July 19, 2011

US General Petraeus hands over command in Afghanistan amid wave of attacks
The Christian Science Monitor
July 18, 2011

What's behind the wave of assassinations in Afghanistan?
The Christian Science Monitor
July 18, 2011

Suicide attack at Karzai memorial service underscores deteriorating security
The Christian Science Monitor
July 14, 2011

After Karzai, who will fill the power void in Kandahar?
The Christian Science Monitor
July 13, 2011

What Ahmed Wali Karzai's assassination could mean for Afghanistan
The Christian Science Monitor
July 12, 2011

Pakistan's rocket fire into Afghanistan alarms locals, US forces
The Christian Science Monitor
July 11, 2011

Court's fraud ruling throws Afghan parliament into turmoil
The Christian Science Monitor
June 23, 2011

Afghanistan war: The limits of targeting Taliban leaders
The Christian Science Monitor
June 23, 2011

What Afghans think about President Obama's troop drawdown
The Christian Science Monitor
June 22, 2011

Ambassador Eikenberry's pushback against Karzai: Will it make a difference?
The Christian Science Monitor

June 20, 2011

Why NATO and the Taliban are stepping up the fight - even as talks get under way
The Christian Science Monitor
June 20, 2011

Karzai blasts US, NATO for 'using' Afghanistan, announces Taliban talks
The Christian Science Monitor
June 19, 2011

World's most dangerous locales for women: Why is India so high on the list?
The Christian Science Monitor
June 16, 2011

Afghan security forces still not so secure after NATO boost
The Christian Science Monitor
June 10, 2011

After a suicide bombing, an Afghan village turns against Taliban
The Christian Science Monitor
June 10, 2011

US troops confident of Afghan war counterinsurgency strategy
The Christian Science Monitor
June 10, 2011

As troop drawdown nears, is NATO surge working in Afghanistan?
The Christian Science Monitor
June 10, 2011

Afghans concur with Congress that aid money is often misspent
The Christian Science Monitor
June 8, 2011

Afghan President Karzai demands NATO stop airstrikes on homes
The Christian Science Monitor
May 31, 2011

Karzai gives US ultimatum on civilian deaths
The Christian Science Monitor
May 30, 2011

Can Afghanistan hang on to its newly minted college grads?
The Christian Science Monitor
May 26, 2011

What Pakistan Prime Minister Gilani wants from China
The Christian Science Monitor
May 17, 2011

Why bin Laden killing won't dampen Afghan fight
The Christian Science Monitor
May 7, 2011

After bin Laden: Why the Taliban won't sever ties with Al Qaeda
The Christian Science Monitor
May 5, 2011

While world focuses on Osama bin Laden's death, Afghan war heats up
The Christian Science Monitor
May 4, 2011

Osama bin Laden's killing puts Taliban leadership on edge
The Christian Science Monitor
May 3, 2011

Osama bin Laden killed: What Afghans think
The Christian Science Monitor
May 2, 2011

Osama bin Laden's death: What it means for Taliban fight
The Christian Science Monitor
May 2, 2011

Kabul airport shooting raises questions about readiness, loyalty of Afghan soldiers
The Christian Science Monitor
April 27, 2011

Kandahar Taliban escape bodes ill for Afghan fighting season
The Christian Science Monitor
April 26, 2011

Taliban tunnel frees Kandahar prisoners, in blow to NATO and Afghan forces
The Christian Science Monitor

April 25, 2011

Taliban attack signals focus on infiltrating security forces
The Christian Science Monitor
April 18, 2011

Greg Mortenson's 'Three Cups of Tea' : Will CBS report harm aid work?
The Christian Science Monitor
April 18, 2011

Assassinated Kandahar police chief was optimistic about security
The Christian Science Monitor
April 15, 2011

Afghan mullahs push peaceful protest in wake of Quran-burning violence
The Christian Science Monitor
April 14, 2011

Why did Karzai spotlight Terry Jones's Quran burning?
The Christian Science Monitor
April 5, 2011

Terry Jones: How his Quran burning helps the Taliban
The Christian Science Monitor
April 3, 2011

Why Terry Jones Quran burning spurred two days of deadly Afghan protests
The Christian Science Monitor
April 2, 2011

UN staff killed by Afghan mob enraged over Florida Quran burning
The Christian Science Monitor
April 1, 2011

Karzai announces Afghan forces ready to take over some provinces
The Christian Science Monitor
March 22, 2011



US image problem grows as Afghanistan casualties mount

The Christian Science Monitor

March 9, 2011

Women's rights in Afghanistan lose steam
The Christian Science Monitor
March 8, 2011

Why is Robert Gates making a surprise visit to Afghanistan?
The Christian Science Monitor

March 7, 2011

Afghanistan : ne demandez pas la police... (French)
Alternatives Internationales
March Issue

Top Afghan insurgents tout girls' education, not bombs

The Christian Science Monitor

February 25, 2011

Suicide attack in Afghanistan's north signals broader reach of Taliban

The Christian Science Monitor
February 21, 2011

Kabul suicide attack: does uptick in violence signal a fresh Taliban campaign?
The Christian Science Monitor
February 14, 2011

The can-do mayor of Kabul: Some see a model for a modern Afghanistan politician
The Christian Science Monitor
January 5, 2011

US deal with Afghan tribe promises to reduce Taliban strikes
The Christian Science Monitor
January 4, 2011

How one Afghan village fended off a Taliban advance
The Christian Science Monitor
December 26, 2010

In deadly Kandahar, skepticism over gains cited in Afghan war review
The Christian Science Monitor
December 16, 2010

In Afghanistan, Taliban rise where Kabul falters
The Christian Science Monitor
December 15, 2010

Afghanistan's new crisis: the spread of HIV/Aids
The Review
December 10, 2010

Petraeus comments on corruption went too far, say Afghans
The Christian Science Monitor
December 7, 2010

Final Afghan election results show Hazara minority trumped dominant Pashtuns
The Christian Science Monitor
November 24, 2010

Afghanistan shifts from reconciliation after Taliban impostor revealed
The Christian Science Monitor
November 23, 2010

How Afghanistan views the NATO summit
The Christian Science Monitor
November 18, 2010

NATO reads weakness in Taliban leader Mullah Omar's annual Eid statement
The Christian Science Monitor
November 17, 2010

Nearly half of Afghans believe country is 'moving in the right direction,' survey says
The Christian Science Monitor
November 9, 2010

A changing of the guard for Afghanistan's warlords
The Christian Science Monitor
October 27, 2010

Nearly a quarter of Afghanistan election votes disqualified
The Christian Science Monitor
October 20, 2010

Are the Taliban really ready for peace talks in Afghanistan?
The Christian Science Monitor
October 14, 2010

Rescuers kill six kidnappers ... but it’s too late for Linda (subscription required)
The Sunday Times
October 10, 2010

Afghan peace council opens as Afghans assess nine years of war
The Christian Science Monitor
October 7, 2010

Taliban in secret talks with Afghan President Karzai
The Christian Science Monitor
October 6, 2010

Afghanistan opium crop blight sends drug prices soaring
The Christian Science Monitor
September 30, 2010

Afghanistan's President Karzai names Taliban outreach group
The Christian Science Monitor

September 28, 2010

The Daily Show is listening to King Abdullah. Is anyone else?
The Christian Science Monitor
September 24, 2010

India outdoes US aid efforts in Afghanistan
GlobalPost
September 9, 2010

Increasing censorship irks Jordanians
GlobalPost
September 6, 2010

Afghanistan: Waiting for the fight
GlobalPost
August 24, 2010

BlackBerry ban: Is UAE trying to crack down on Dubai's wild ways?
The Christian Science Monitor
August 3, 2010

Afghanistan war: The civics in a Kandahar governor's slap
The Christian Science Monitor
July 22, 2010

A NATO bid to win the Afghanistan war, one shura at a time
The Christian Science Monitor
July 7, 2010

New model mujaheddin: a museum tribute to the fighters in the Afghan-Soviet war
The Review
July 1, 2010

Why $2 cupcakes conquer Arab appetites
The Christian Science Monitor
July 1, 2010

General McChrystal's Rolling Stone gaffe gets shrugs on front lines
The Christian Science Monitor
June 22, 2010

Afghanistan's woeful water management delights neighbors
The Christian Science Monitor
June 15, 2010

What could $1 trillion in mineral wealth mean for Afghanistan?
The Christian Science Monitor
June 14, 2010

Why some Afghanistan opium farmers turn from poppies to saffron
The Christian Science Monitor
June 10, 2010

Finding a better way to bridge the digital divide
The Christian Science Monitor
June 2, 2010

Iraqi Christians: Better off than other Iraqi refugees?
The Christian Science Monitor
June 2, 2010

Some Arab sympathy for burqa bans
GlobalPost

June 2, 2010

Do Palestinian deportations loom?
GlobalPost
May 31, 2010

Saudi Arabia religious leaders call terrorism financing un-Islamic
The Christian Science Monitor
May 19, 2010

A beauty school for the blind in Amman, Jordan
The Christian Science Monitor
May 13, 2010

In Jordan, school violence begins at home
GlobalPost
May 8, 2010

Belgium veil ban passes with widespread support
The Christian Science Monitor
April 30, 2010

The Jordanian desert's other delight: sex tourism
GlobalPost
April 29, 2010

Stephen Hawking aliens alert: a premature or primitive fear?
The Christian Science Monitor
April 26, 2010

Stephen Hawking aliens theory doesn't scare planet hunters
The Christian Science Monitor
April 26, 2010

Jordan weighs sterilization of disabled women
GlobalPost
April 22, 2010

Want to read Arab news in English? Here’s how.
The Christian Science Monitor
April 16, 2010

Jordan's King Abdullah warns Obama peace progress is needed
The Christian Science Monitor
April 12, 2010

Jordan honor killings draw tough response. Finally
GlobalPost
April 7, 2010

My enemy's enemy ... is water?
GlobalPost
March 22, 2010

Arab neighbors cast a wary eye on Iraq election results
The Christian Science Monitor
March 11, 2010

Iraqis vote in Jordan
GlobalPost
March 7, 2010

Getting dumped on deployment

GlobalPost

February 14, 2010

Afghanistan war: Good counterinsurgency, like good politics, is local
The Christian Science Monitor
January 28, 2010

Afghanistan war: gap grows between US efforts, Afghan expectations
The Christian Science Monitor
January 19, 2010

Jordan a key player in US security?
GlobalPost
January 8, 2010

How one US base in Afghanistan adopted two orphans
The Christian Science Monitor
January 7, 2010

CIA killings in Afghanistan spotlight Jordan as key US intelligence partner
The Christian Science Monitor
January 6, 2010

Jordan sows seeds of a greener Middle East
GlobalPost
January 3, 2010

A poet faces death for "killing" God
GlobalPost
January 2, 2010

Ramadi attacks: Is Iraq heading for more sectarian bloodshed?
The Christian Science Monitor
December 30, 2009

 

 

 

 

 

Release of British hostage Peter Moore in Iraq garners praise
The Christian Science Monitor
December 30, 2010

Should anthropologists help US military in Iraq, Afghanistan wars?
The Christian Science Monitor
December 11, 2009

Afghanistan war: Soldiers from Iraq see more experienced militants
The Christian Science Monitor
December 1, 2009

High unemployment means high military recruitment
The Christian Science Monitor
November 12, 2009

Dubai: In modern Arab city, Afghan consulate stands apart
The Christian Science Monitor
November 12, 2009

Fort Hood shootings have Jordan tie
GlobalPost
November 9, 2009

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Should Obama order Afghan war troop surge? Troops say maybe not.
The Christian Science Monitor
November 4, 2009

So then Naomi Watts turns to me and says...
GlobalPost
November 2, 2009

Jordan: not just a pretty film set
GlobalPost
November 2, 2009

Iraq: US military contractor burns recyclables, violating contract
The Christian Science Monitor
October 30, 2009

Jordan tech sector taking off
GlobalPost
October 24, 2009

In Afghanistan, Army cook transforms rations into a mean burrito
The Christian Science Monitor
October 19, 2009

Graft the next great hurdle to a 'new' Iraq
GlobalPost
October 5, 2009

US plays peace broker in Iraq
GlobalPost
September 11, 2009

A unique study abroad – in Iraq
The Christian Science Monitor
September 5, 2009

The waiting game
GlobalPost
August 12, 2009

Your foxhole or mine?
GlobalPost
August 3, 2009

How the war in Iraq has shaped a new US military mind-set
The Christian Science Monitor
August 2, 2009

Iraqis ponder returning home
GlobalPost
July 28, 2009

Downtime in the desert
GlobalPost
July 27, 2009

Iraq: From breadbasket to dust bowl
GlobalPost
July 15, 2009


Too many warriors, too little war
GlobalPost
July 4, 2009

US withdraws from Iraq cities
GlobalPost
June 29, 2009

In Iraq, festivities and mixed feelings
GlobalPost
June 29, 2009


Quietly, the Mideast goes nuclear
GlobalPost
June 24, 2009

The Trekkie
GlobalPost
June 5, 2009

The negotiator
GlobalPost
June 5, 2009

A homeland ... in Jordan?
GlobalPost
June 3, 2009

Thriving Jordanian bootleggers "a threat"
GlobalPost
June 2, 2009

Israeli proposal: Make Jordan the official Palestinian homeland
The Christian Science Monitor
June 1, 2009

Ahead of Obama's Cairo speech, Arab leaders see window of opportunity for peace
The Christian Science Monitor
May 31, 2009

Rock and a hard place
GlobalPost
May 29, 2009

Pressed on Palestinian state, Netanyahu changes the subject – to Iran

The Christian Science Monitor
May 15, 2009

Jordanian tourism seeks papal blessing
GlobalPost
May 8, 2009

How to shoo off a Jordanian jinn
GlobalPost
April 30, 2009

New bombings in Iraq steal thunder from top insurgent's arrest
The Christian Science Monitor
April 23, 2009

Obama welcomes his first Arab leader to White House
The Christian Science Monitor
April 21, 2009

Obama's first meeting with an Arab leader
GlobalPost
April 21, 2009

As US pulls back in Iraq, lost urban footholds
The Christian Science Monitor
April 1, 2009

Bone Dry
GlobalPost
March 28, 2009

Surviving Iraq: A US Army grunt’s tale
The Christian Science Monitor
March 25, 2009


The changing face of Jordanian dating
GlobalPost
March 24, 2009

Can Jordan dodge the downturn bullet?
GlobalPost
March 14, 2009

Violence is down, but many Iraqis still can't go home
The Christian Science Monitor
March 10, 2009

Is Amman the Mideast artists' mecca?
GlobalPost
March 7, 2009

Americans' lasting mark on Iraq: colorful, complex tattoos
The Christian Science Monitor
March 3, 2009

Iraq's waning insurgency scrambles for new sanctuary
The Christian Science Monitor
February 29, 2009

A high price for true love
GlobalPost
February 14, 2009

Iraq elections a turning point for peace
GlobalPost
February 1, 2009

Bellwether election a window on Iraq's future
GlobalPost
January 30, 2009

Iraqi courts to decide fate of America's detainees
The Christian Science Monitor
January 29, 2009

As house prices rise, Iraqis find they can't go home again
The Christian Science Monitor
January 15, 2009

As US withdraws, will Al Qaeda in Iraq find new openings?
The Christian Science Monitor
January 12, 2009

US opens world's largest foreign mission in Iraq
The Christian Science Monitor
January 6, 2009

Hip, new Baghdad hangout is a byproduct of war
The Christian Science Monitor
November 17, 2008

Iraq updates Hussein-era Air Force
The Christian Science Monitor
October 27, 2008

Innkeeper's log chronicles ebb and flow of Iraq war
The Christian Science Monitor
October 6, 2008

Iraq election law marks progress, opens political season
The Christian Science Monitor
September 26, 2008

Iraqi insurgents forced underground
The Christian Science Monitor
September 23, 2008


Odierno takes charge in a 'fragile' Iraq
The Christian Science Monitor
September 17, 2008

Iraq's Army grows in numbers and readiness
The Christian Science Monitor
September 15, 2008

Daughters of Iraq: front-line guards against suicide bombers
The Christian Science Monitor
September 11, 2008

U.S. begins hunting Iraq's bombmakers, not just bombs
The Christian Science Monitor
September 8, 2008

Iraq's port city shows signs of an economic comeback
The Christian Science Monitor
August 29, 2008

US Air Force uses new guided bomb in Iraq
The Christian Science Monitor
August 28, 2008

Basra gains revive talk of British exit
The Christian Science Monitor
August 25, 2008

An Iraqi interpreter as chronicler of the war
The Christian Science Monitor
August 12, 2008

After setbacks, Sadr redirects Mahdi Army
The Christian Science Monitor
August 11, 2008

U.S. Army microgrants help revive small businesses
The Christian Science Monitor
August 8, 2008

In Iraq, troops balance fighting and lending a hand
The Christian Science Monitor
August 7, 2008

New sports center helps Iraqi youths opt out of insurgency
The Christian Science Monitor
August 1, 2008

Sons of Iraq made Iraq safer. What's their mission now? (Multimedia)
The Christian Science Monitor
July 30, 2008

Obama talks to U.S. commanders and Iraqi officials (Multimedia)
The Christian Science Monitor
July 22, 2008

Pittsburgh is robot country
The Christian Science Monitor
July 16, 2008

Taste is on the agenda for military Meals Ready to Eat (Multimedia)
The Christian Science Monitor
June 30, 2008

Military inventions hit the civilian market (Multimedia)
The Christian Science Monitor
June 19, 2008

No one lives in this submarine (Multimedia)
The Christian Science Monitor
June 19, 2008

Tired of high gas prices? Ten ways to save.
The Christian Science Monitor
June 16, 2008

Nature-inspired robots swim, crawl, and scuttle like animals (Multimedia)
The Christian Science Monitor
June 13, 2008

Hurdle for future cities: human habits (Multimedia)
The Christian Science Monitor
June 6, 2008

The lonely life of a Darfuri refugee on the activist stump in the U.S. (Multimedia)
The Christian Science Monitor
June 3, 2008

Interview: Jane Goodall embraces a broader mission (Multimedia)
The Christian Science Monitor
May 21, 2008

Firms pump up the wellness
The Christian Science Monitor
May 19, 2008

College grads face tougher job market (Multimedia)
The Christian Science Monitor
May 5, 2008

Hopes that the wells won't run dry in Vermont
The Christian Science Monitor
April 29, 2008

Young American Muslims pioneer a new dating game
The Christian Science Monitor
April 28, 2008

Does your mechanic have the data needed to fix your car?
The Christian Science Monitor
April 25, 2008

States vie to attract clean-tech industries
The Christian Science Monitor
April 11, 2008

Can lenders do more to halt foreclosures?
The Christian Science Monitor
April 9, 2008

Montana leads the way in U.S. success in curbing meth
The Christian Science Monitor
March 27, 2008

Political clash sinks Massachusetts casino-gambling plan
The Christian Science Monitor
March 22, 2008

Mass. highway troop banners may lose homemade spirit
The Christian Science Monitor
March 11, 2008

A bid to enroll Arabs in U.S. colleges
The Christian Science Monitor
March 6, 2008

Robots set to overhaul service industry, jobs
The Christian Science Monitor
Feb. 25, 2008

Sharing a cause, campaign staffers find romance
The Christian Science Monitor
Feb. 14, 2008

As dollar falls, migrants feel pinch
The Christian Science Monitor
Jan. 29, 2008

Battlefields will be big test for 'seeing' robot
The Christian Science Monitor
Jan. 25, 2008

Automakers put bloggers in the driver's seat
The Christian Science Monitor
Jan. 17, 2008

Big boost to college aid unlikely despite moves by Yale and Harvard
The Christian Science Monitor
Jan. 17, 2008

Struggling in the US, some Iraqi refugees now want to go back (Multimedia)
The Christian Science Monitor
Jan. 10, 2008

Baghdad's brave librarian (Multimedia)
The Christian Science Monitor
Jan. 9, 2008

General Motors in hot pursuit of 'landfill-free' facilities (Multimedia)
The Christian Science Monitor
Jan. 4, 2008

To greet the new year, some first shred the past - literally (Multimedia)
The Christian Science Monitor
Dec. 31, 2007


Babies gravitate toward good Samaritans, study says
The Christian Science Monitor
Dec. 12, 2007

If online worlds collide, some hope for big bang of sales (Multimedia)
The Christian Science Monitor
Dec. 7, 2007

A coal state vies to share in global boom
The Christian Science Monitor
Nov. 6, 2007


As gaming grows, many tribes get left behind
​The Christian Science Monitor
Nov. 1, 2007

College graduates heading to careers in ... the coal mines
The Christian Science Monitor
Oct. 31, 2007

Campus pranks now come with permission slips
The Christian Science Monitor
Oct. 31, 2007

All those T-shirts of losing teams? Off to Africa.
The Christian Science Monitor
Oct. 24, 2007

Extreme horse racing: Where man and beast both run (Multimedia)
The Christian Science Monitor
Oct. 9, 2007

In West Virginia, a humble bid to thank troops
The Christian Science Monitor
Oct. 9, 2007

Lights ... Camera ... Obsession! (Multimedia)
The Christian Science Monitor
August 31, 2007

When armed citizens patrol the streets
The Christian Science Monitor
June 27, 2007

For US military veterans, a free-speech dispute
The Christian Science Monitor
June 8, 2007

Robots advance, consumers stall
The Christian Science Monitor
May 31, 2007

An acerbic look at the Holocaust industry (Book review)
The Christian Science Monitor
May 29, 2007

Cultures clash in US mosques
The Christian Science Monitor
May 17, 2007

Job prospects good for college grads in US
The Christian Science Monitor
May 7, 2007

Schools try radical ways to help students pay for college
The Christian Science Monitor
April 30, 2007

Colleges look for lessons in troubled case
The Christian Science Monitor
April 19, 2007

Internet filters block porn, but not savvy kids
The Christian Science Monitor
April 11, 2007

Backstory: A country-western Muslim
The Christian Science Monitor
April 4, 2007

Résumés get a technology makeover
The Christian Science Monitor
March 26, 2007

Americans support the troops with food, soap, DVDs
The Christian Science Monitor
March 23, 2007

Battery tech starts catching up to high tech
The Christian Science Monitor
March 15, 2007

Unpaid interns struggle to make ends meet
The Christian Science Monitor
March 5, 2007

Iraqi refugees spill into Jordan, driving up prices
The Christian Science Monitor
November 29, 2006

Among US troops in Iraq, mixed reviews of Rumsfeld's resignation
The Christian Science Monitor
November 10, 2006

Exiting Iraq, but expecting to return
The Christian Science Monitor
November 6, 2006