Concord Man From Afghanistan Survives Taliban War, Refugee Desperation To Graduate From CollegeAfter surviving war in his homeland as a boy along with years as a refugee in hopeless conditions, a young Afghan man whose family resettled in Concord has graduated from college and is now setting his sights even higher.
Northern California Army Vet Receives Medal Of Honor For Afghan FightA veteran who helped "defend the indefensible" at a vulnerable Army outpost in Afghanistan received the nation's highest award for military valor Monday at a tearful White House ceremony that also honored the eight men who did not survive a Taliban attack.
Marin County Taliban Fighter Wins Prison Prayer LawsuitA federal judge ruled Friday that an American convicted of fighting alongside the Taliban must be allowed to pray daily in a group with other Muslim inmates at his high-security prison in Indiana.
Police In East Palo Alto, Menlo Park Partner To Stem Growing Gang ViolenceA recent increase in street violence in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park has prompted police in both cities to launch a coordinated anti-crime effort.
Opinion: Obama’s Afghan Surge FailedWith the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.
KCBS In Depth: The Future Of Pakistan And AfghanistanInterviews with Dr. Sanjoy Banerjee and Fred Kaplan, both experts on Pakistan and Afghanistan, on what's next in the U.S. war on terror and the future of relations with Afghanistan and Pakistan following the death of Osama bin Laden.
Good Question: How Is Al Qaeda Different From The Taliban?You hear these words and the War in Afghanistan instantly come to mind. David Mezzera of Vallejo asked this Good Question: What is the difference between Al Qaeda and the Taliban?
Electronic Arts Video Game Drops Taliban Label Amid ProtestsThe makers of a new video game based in Afghanistan said Friday they have removed the option for players to call themselves members of the Taliban when pretending to shoot at U.S. troops.
Taliban Attacks NATO Bases in Afghanistan
Leaks Raise Fresh Doubts on Afghan War
Two American Troops Missing in Eastern Afghanistan
Rights of Women in Afghanistan