Afghanistan

Conflict & Justice

Can Afghanistan be saved?

The first millennials were born in 1980, the same year the Soviets invaded Afghanistan. This generation of Afghans has only known war, but is also better educated than any prior generation and represents the country's future. Correspondent Jean MacKenzie, who lives and works in Afghanistan, profiles millennials in politics, business, education and the arts to understand the legacy of conflict and hope for a stronger society.

Arts, Culture & Media

Veterans have mixed feelings about Budweiser's 'A Hero's Welcome' Super Bowl ad

Confetti rains down while the Bud Clydesdales lead an American veteran on his surprise welcome home parade. We asked our network of veterans what they thought of the ad. Marco Werman speaks with the mother of a Marine who served in Afghanistan.

Development & Education

Have we been duped? The successful building of schools in Afghanistan may be overstated

The US Agency for International Development claims American efforts to help build schools in Afghanistan have been successful, with schools now serving millions of Afghan pupils. But a BuzzFeed investigation questions the agency's numbers, finding many US-financed schools in serious disrepair and the enrollment numbers inflated.