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Conflict & Justice

'She fought the best way she knew how'

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Her killer sentenced to prison Saturday, slain AP war photographer Anja Niedringhaus will be remembered for her searing works and a courage that battle-hardened soldiers respected. Writes one former Marine: "She lived it: the stale sweat, the sand, the blood, the joy of a successful op when everyone comes home and the deep anguish of loss when someone you may have just been talking to moments ago doesn’t."

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.