A destroyed vehicle is seen inside a house after a U.S. drone strike in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Aug. 29, 2021.  (AP Photo/Khwaja Tawfiq Sediqi)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Christian Braun
The targeted killing of alleged terrorists, through drone strikes or other extralegal means, has no moral basis in contemporary Catholic thinking.
Politics & SocietyNews Analysis
America Staff
Twenty years after U.S. military action in Afghanistan began, a look back at America's coverage of our nation's longest war.
Taliban fighters patrol inside the city of Kandahar, southwest Afghanistan, on Aug. 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Sidiqullah Khan)
Politics & SocietyNews Analysis
Ryan Di Corpo
Our invasions of Afghanistan and Vietnam may have different beginnings, but their ends show that we are capable of repeating basic mistakes, writes Ryan Di Corpo.
Politics & SocietyNews
Gerard O’Connell
These were the first such suicide bombings since June 2019 and came on the eve of the pope’s planned visit to the country on March 5-8, a visit that now is under serious question.
Politics & SocietyNews
Lori Hinnant - Associated Press
An attacker armed with a knife killed three people inside a church Thursday in the Mediterranean city of Nice, French authorities said, prompting the country to raise its security alert status to the highest level.
Yury Melkonyan, 64, sits in his house, damaged by shelling from Azerbaijan's artillery during a military conflict in Shosh village outside Stepanakert, the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. (AP Photo)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
Advocates warned that the Azerbaijani offensive against Nagorno-Karabakh could represent only the beginning of a renewed, genocidal aggression against the Armenian people.