Taliban vow revenge for Afghan civilians killed 
- The Taliban vowed revenge Monday for an "inhumane attack" in which an American soldier allegedly shot to death 16 people.

Taliban vow revenge for Afghan civilians killed

- The Taliban vowed revenge Monday for an "inhumane attack" in which an American soldier allegedly shot to death 16 people.

Editorial cartoon: Scott Brown and birth control

Editorial cartoon: Scott Brown and birth control

THE BIG PICTURE
Afghanistan, January 2012 
- The New Year began violently in Afghanistan, with three bombings killing 13 people in one day in Kandahar. Meanwhile, the foreign troop withdrawal process continued, as more responsibility was transferred to Afghan security forces. The goal is a complete withdrawal by the end of 2014. (41 photos total)

THE BIG PICTURE

Afghanistan, January 2012 

- The New Year began violently in Afghanistan, with three bombings killing 13 people in one day in Kandahar. Meanwhile, the foreign troop withdrawal process continued, as more responsibility was transferred to Afghan security forces. The goal is a complete withdrawal by the end of 2014. (41 photos total)

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Marines probe video of men urinating on Taliban corpses

The Marine Corps said on Wednesday it would investigate a video showing what appear to be American forces in Afghanistan urinating on the bodies of dead Taliban fighters.
FARAH STOCKMAN
10 years of Guantanamo
- The prison at Guantanamo Bay is a strange netherworld, where the lucky inmates are those who have enough evidence to be tried and convicted - giving them a chance to go home after serving their sentences.
(FILE 2006/ASSOCIATED PRESS)

FARAH STOCKMAN

10 years of Guantanamo

- The prison at Guantanamo Bay is a strange netherworld, where the lucky inmates are those who have enough evidence to be tried and convicted - giving them a chance to go home after serving their sentences.

(FILE 2006/ASSOCIATED PRESS)