Ann Jones is a journalist and author whose works include Kabul in Winter (2006) and War Is Not Over When It’s Over (2010), both from Metropolitan Books. Her latest book is called They Were Soldiers: How the Wounded Return From America’s Wars—The Untold Story (Dispatch Books).
Twelve years in Afghanistan down the memory hole.
As the US withdrawal looms, women’s rights advocates plan to carry on their fierce, lonely fight.
The US has three lousy options with Afghanistan. Pick one.
Why Afghan history is a sobering antidote to the relentless optimism of the American military.
How one citizen got placd on a no-pay list in America’s new security-happy landscape.
Female Engagement Teams join the counterinsurgency.
I know Bibi Aisha, the woman on the Time cover. But the logic of those who use her image to argue for the war escapes me. The question her story raises is, What Happens if We Stay?
MRAPs, sprained ankles, air conditioning, farting contests and other snapshots from the American war in Afghanistan.