The Human Cost of the Afghan War: UN reports sharp rise in the killed and injured

Evidence – if more was needed – of the intensification of the Afghan war has come in the United Nations’ annual report on civilian casualties. 25 per cent more civilians were killed in the conflict in 2014 than in 2013, almost all Afghans by Afghans. Most civilians are now being killed in ground engagements, an … Continue reading The Human Cost of the Afghan War: UN reports sharp rise in the killed and injured