By Waldo Jaquith
As recently as 2005, Camp Bondsteel was purported to be a secret interrogation site for the American military. So why does predominantly Muslim Kosovo love it so much?
By Mary Beth Lineberry
We talk to the documentary photographer and VQR contributor about his coverage of the intense warfare in parts of Afghanistan.
By Michael David Lukas
Short stories, poems, and essays written by Iraq and Afghanistan War veterans in MFA workshops.
VQR contributor Elliott Woods brought along a video camera for a day-long patrol in Wardak Province, Afghanistan.
By Tu Fu, Translated by Witter Bynner, Kiang Kang-hu
A wanderer hears drums, warning him of war,And that one cry of autumn from a wild-goose at the border,And he knows that the dews tonight will be frost
By A. E. Housman
In battles of no renown My fellows and I fell down,And over the dead men roar The battles they lost before.The thunderstruck flagstaffs fall,
By Mandy Redig
Five books that portray contemporary life in Afghanistan, providing a perspective that's essential to understanding the war.
By Elliott D. Woods
Without warning, a hobbled old Afghan man comes around the corner, surprising the soldier guarding the door. The soldier yells, “Stop!” The old man inches forward on his cane.
Greg Mortenson has touched the lives of countless children on the Pakistani-Afghan border.
By Jacob Silverman
This weekend I will be taking a journey into the heart of America and Americana with my grandfather to attend a D-Day commemoration at the Eisenhower Presidential Library.