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Monday, April 16, 2012

Karzai Blames NATO And US For Security Failures

A NATO soldier runs to the scene of an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday. (AP)

A NATO soldier runs to the scene of an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday. (AP)

Afghan President Hamid Karzai said his Afghan security forces proved themselves during a series of militant attacks across Afghanistan this weekend. 51 people died in fighting in Kabul and elsewhere — 36 of the dead were militants.

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  • waywardtom

    thank you Douglas, great coverage. and thank you for caring about our future security.

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April 23 3 Comments

Kenyan Author’s Missing Chapter: Being Openly Gay

Acclaimed memoirist Binyavanga Wainaina talks about his writing, Africa today and his new life as an openly gay man.

April 23 Comment

Sherpas Walk Out From Everest Base Camp

On Mount Everest today, dozens of Sherpas packed up their gear and left base camp, after a lack of response to their demands.

April 22 Comment

What Do We Have To Teach Plato?

Philosopher Rebecca Newberger Goldstein discusses her new book "Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won't Go Away."

April 22 21 Comments

Children’s Literature: Apartheid Or Just A General Lack of Color?

African-American children's book authors Walter Dean Myers and his son Christopher Myers weigh in.