The NATO Chicago Summit held this week was supposed to prolong the long-term NATO commitment in Afghanistan, writes Juan Garrigues. But no major announcements have emerged from the summit, where the deteriorated U.S.-Pakistan bilateral relationship dominated most headlines. The handing over of security to Afghan forces by mid 2013 had already been revealed by U.S. [...]
Kate Brooks: A Photographer’s Journey After 9/11. A title reminiscent of Conrad’s Heart of Darkness and Faulkner’s Light of August, U.S. photojournalist Kate Brooks (b. 1977) takes us to the brutal frontlines of our contemporary wars. After September 11, 2001, she moved from Russia to Pakistan to cover the launch of the War on Terror. [...]
10 years after 9/11, the most positive side-effects of the U.S-led wars in Afghanistan and Iraq are the recent regime changes and calls for real reforms across the Middle East and North Africa.
Writer: Boštjan Videmšek | Photographer: Jure Erzen
Over 100 Kashmiris were killed by the Indian Army since the uprising picked up again on June 11, 2010 – over 45,000 have died violently since the uprising began in 1989. India, Pakistan, China, Saudi Arabia and the United States are involved, and life goes on as usual, with weddings too.
Writer: Paul Cochrane
After a decade, nowhere in the world has the western model for exporting democracy failed more spectacularly than in Afghanistan. Confronted by a resurgent Taliban and allied to a corrupt central government, this is now the longest war in U.S. history – and it has spread to Pakistan.
Writer: Boštjan Videmšek | Photographer: Jure Eržen