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Afghanistan

UK spends £2bn on MoD drones – commits £2bn more

There's more and more information and protest about military drones.

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Afghanistan: drones versus peace

On the eleventh anniversary of the invasion of Afghanistan, a new opportunity for a negotiated solution is being blocked.

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Bradley Manning

On 25 July, exactly two years after the WikiLeaks release of the Afghan war diaries, the following banners were unfurled at the summit of Snowdon in Wales: ‘Free Bradley Manning’, ‘Don’t shoot the

Lawyers challenge UK over Afghan 'kill list'

Afghan bank worker pursues judicial review over assassinations

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Withdrawal de-escalating Afghan war - report

Partial US troop withdrawal leads to drop in Taliban attacks

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Legal action stops Afghan torture transfers

Even as Afghanistan introduces its own system of internment – and the UK seeks to circumvent high court restrictions aimed at preventing the torture of detainees – activists and lawyers in the UK have succeeded in temporarily halting the transfer of prisoners from British forces to the Afghan secret police.

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‘Afghanising’ the occupation

'Withdrawal' of US and UK troops from Afghanistan will not end harsh detention regime.

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Taliban suspends peace talks as US fails to make confidence-building move

Peace New's war news reporter on developments in the 'peace talks' process

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Kabul at work

PN looks at the remarkable work of Afghan graffitti artist Shamsia Hassani

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Torture, drones and assassination

Will the US nix the Taliban's latest peace move?

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