A major investigation into an influential Afghan governor accused of taking bribes has been shut down and its top prosecutor transferred to a unit that doesn’t handle corruption cases, Afghan and US officials have admitted: here.
Neta C. Crawford/Catherine Lutz: Afghan war at 10: Unhappy anniversary: here.
A report released Monday by the United Nations documents what it calls “systematic” torture at Afghan government prisons of suspected insurgents captured by US, NATO and Afghan authorities: here.
Afghanistan Torture Report Raises Major Questions About West’s Strategy. Western strategy has potential to make systematic torture by intelligence services and police revealed in UN report worse: here.
Afghanistan War Profits: video on Urdu Voice of America News: here.
Afghan prisoner concerns don’t end with Canada’s combat mission: here.
Afghanistan: Child Street Workers Vulnerable to Abuse: here.
More than Half of Afghans See NATO as Occupiers: here.
Steampunk Opium Wars, on British-Chinese opium wars: here.