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Anand Gopal

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Anand Gopal

Anand Gopal is the author of the just-published No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War Through Afghan Eyes. He reported on the Afghan War for the Wall Street Journal and the Christian Science Monitor and is now a fellow of the New America Foundation. Follow him on twitter @Anand_Gopal_.


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How an American fantasy conflict created disaster in Afghanistan.

Driven by the idée fixe that the world was rigidly divided into terrorist and non-terrorist camps, Washington allied with Afghan warlords and strongmen.

“We were dwarves under Mubarak,” said one protester. “Now we are giants.”

Protesters in Egypt all agree on one thing: Mubarak must go.

Villagers and human rights officials accuse the United States military of torturing suspects in hidden detention centers.

Who, exactly, are the Taliban? It's clear Afghan insurgents are far from monolithic.