Afghanistan War

The United States has completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan, ending America’s longest war and closing a chapter in military history.
/ August 31, 2021
The Taliban has mostly closed off the airport in Kabul, as emergency airlifts from the U.K. and US are ending.
/ August 28, 2021
In theGrio’s interview with Poullard, she details the impact of the Afghanistan withdrawal on women and the United States’ asylum system.
/ August 23, 2021
Biden faces his first real crisis as president as he withdraws American troops from Afghanistan, leaving the country in chaos.
/ August 21, 2021
burqa thegrio.com
The Taliban reportedly shot and killed a woman in Afghanistan for not wearing a burqa despite claiming they would honor women’s rights.
/ August 18, 2021
The Taliban may have taken Kabul, but the White Taliban in the U.S. is at war against democracy and coming for Black folks’ ballots.
/ August 18, 2021
Afghanistan and Haiti have turned the White House upside down as efforts to address colliding crises have been described as a “shit show.”
/ August 17, 2021
Rep. Barbara Lee thegrio.com
Rep. Barbara Lee is trending after a 2001 clip of her speaking on her Afghanistan vote resurfaced on social media.
/ August 16, 2021
General Colin Powell thegrio.com
Former Secretary of State and Gen. Colin Powell took to Facebook to thank a disabled veteran for coming to his rescue on the side of the road after the senior statesman’s car had a flat tire.
/ January 27, 2019
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
In light of the threat posed by ISIS in Syria and Iraq, President Obama wants Congress to authorize military force […]
/ February 13, 2015
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
(AP) — On a surprise visit to Afghanistan, President Barack Obama pledged Sunday to bring America’s longest war to a “responsible end” by the close of the year.
/ May 25, 2014
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
VIDEO – President Barack Obama‘s 2013 State of the Union address, as prepared for delivery on Feb. 12, 2013…
/ February 12, 2013
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama will announce in his State of the Union address that 34,000 U.S. troops will be home from Afghanistan within a year, a senior administration official said Tuesday…
/ February 12, 2013
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
theGRIO REPORT – In the first few years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, national security and terrorism dominated the national agenda, becoming one on the chief dividing lines in American politics…
/ September 11, 2012
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Support for the war in Afghanistan has reached a new low, with only 27 percent of Americans saying they back the effort…
/ May 9, 2012
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
MIAMI – Army psychiatrist Major Delvena Thomas has served two tours in America’s most recent wars — one in Iraq, and a second in Afghanistan — treating servicemen and women for mental health issues…
/ May 2, 2012
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – Under intense security and the cover of night, President Barack Obama slipped into Afghanistan on Tuesday to sign an agreement cementing a U.S. commitment to the nation…
/ May 1, 2012