Archives: Afghanistan

Massacre of Civilians in Afghanistan

An American soldier allegedly left his base Saturday and killed 16 Afghanistan civilians. What happened? Where will he be tried for the crimes? What does this mean during the current U.S. withdrawal of troops in Afghanistan? The questions surrounding this news are numerous, and we’ll get to as many as possible on this hour of “All Sides.”

Ken Rudin, NPR Political Junkie, Talks Politics

There’s so much going on in the nation, from national debt ceiling negotiations, the retirement of Robert Gates, the reverbs from Ohio abortion legislation, Libya, Afghanistan and MORE, that we needed a show with Ken Rudin, NPR’s Political Junkie.

Governor Kasich’s Casino Deal- What’s Next?/ Obama on Afghanistan

Now that an agreement has been reached, what will the construction of a new casino mean for the residents of Columbus? Then, we’ll focus on President Obama’s latest speech on Afghanistan.

Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger: “Restrepo”

Academy Award nominated filmmaker and photo journalist Tim Hetherington was killed covering the war in Libya this week. Last November Ann talked with Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger about their documentary “Restrepo.”

Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger: “Restrepo”

Filmmakers Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington talk about their documentary chronicling the deployment of a platoon of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan.

Peace in Northern Ireland; Policy in Afghanistan

The peace process in Northern Ireland, and the U.S. policy in Afghanistan

Stanley McChrystal

President Obama’s decision to remove General Stanley A. McChrystal from his position as the top commander in Afghanistan

Opium and the Taliban

How profits from the drug trade funds the Taliban and al-Qaida

Conflict and Politics in Afghanistan

The Taliban, Afghan politics, and political approaches to dealing with the conflict in Afghanistan

Jerene Mortenson’s Life and Work in Tanzania

“Three Cups of Tea” author Greg Mortenson, will talk about educator Jerene Mortenson’s life and work in Tanzania