Stories by Ann Jones

TomDispatch regular Ann Jones is the author of a new book, They Were Soldiers: How the Wounded Return from America’s Wars -- the Untold Story, a Dispatch Books project in cooperation with Haymarket Books. (Jeremy Scahill just chose it as his favorite book of 2013.)  Jones, who has reported from Afghanistan since 2002, is also the author of two books about the impact of war on civilians: Kabul in Winter and War Is Not Over When It’s Over. Her website is subscribe to Ann Jones's feed

Posted on: Dec 15, 2013, Source: Tom Dispatch

What goes on in schools in your town? Isn’t it time you found out?

Posted on: Jan 13, 2011, Source:

Looking for a way out of Afghanistan? Maybe it’s time to try something entirely new and totally different: Get women to the negotiation table.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2010, Source: Metropolitan Books

Revealing the unseen consequences of conflict from Ann Jones' new book.

Posted on: Oct 28, 2009, Source: The Nation

What happens to women in Afghanistan is not merely a "women's issue." It is the central issue of stability, development and durable peace.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2009, Source:

In Washington, calls are growing for Obama to training more Afghan troops and police rather than sending in more American troops. But this is pure fantasy.

Posted on: Jan 11, 2009, Source:

We're going to hear a lot about the need for rebuilding projects, military training and political reform -- but it's all one big corrupt operation.