Journalists often have to put themselves in danger from violent actors, including terrorists; one reporter’s story from Afghanistan.
The Taliban takeover of Afghanistan – again! – bodes ill both for regional and international terrorism and for women’s and girls’ rights
The belief that we should never talk to terrorists under any circumstances gets dicey when we are talking about saving people from starvation.
On April 27, 2001 the Taliban claimed an attack by an Afghan air force pilot in which eight US troops and a US contractor were killed.
On April 3, 2013 Taliban suicide bombers killed themselves and 44 others in an attack on a courtroom to free 10 of their comrades on trial.
On March 30, 2011 seven people were killed when a suicide bomber riding a motorbike blew himself up near a crowd in north-western Pakistan.
On January 29, 2016 6 Pakistani soldiers and a child were injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up in Balochistan during Friday prayers.
On January 14, 2011 the Taliban, armed with assault rifles, broke into the home of a female police officer, killing her and four relatives.
On January 13, 2016 the TTP claimed responsibility for a suicide bomber who killed 14 near a polio clinic in Quetta, Pakistan.
On January 4, 2016 Afghan Taliban terrorists launched a truck bomb attack on a compound near Kabul airport wounding 30, including nine children.