Stories by Anand Gopal

Anand Gopal, a TomDispatch regular, is the author of the just-published No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War Through Afghan Eyes (Metropolitan Books).  He reported on the Afghan War for theWall Street Journal and the Christian Science Monitor and is now a fellow of the New America Foundation. You can follow him on [email protected]_Gopal_. subscribe to Anand Gopal's feed

Posted on: Apr 5, 2015, Source: TomDispatch

The real Afghan war is not what it seems

Posted on: Apr 29, 2014, Source: TomDispatch

The fascinating, little-known story of the rise of the Haqqani network, one of America's greatest enemies.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2010, Source:

Violent night raids and killings in Afghanistan have become official U.S. policy under Obama.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2008, Source:

Almost every suicide attack and kidnapping is attributed to "the Taliban." In reality, however, the insurgency is far from monolithic.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2008, Source:

Afghanistan is filled with poor, jobless people who have seen their families blown up by Americans. And they're itching to get revenge.

Posted on: Jun 18, 2008, Source: Christian Science Monitor

An eight-month investigation by McClatchy newspapers finds the U.S. has wrongfully imprisoned, and routinely tortured, scores of terrorist suspects.