Afghanistan

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Violent Times
13:34

Meet Australia's Deadliest Soldier

In 2013 Paul Cale became known as Australia’s Toughest Soldier and Killer Commando after he stormed an enemy compound and strangled a Taliban leader to death.
VICE News Shorts
3:29

How Trump has ramped up the war on terror

In President Trump’s first year as commander-in-chief, U.S. military activity intensified in nearly every theater of war he inherited, a VICE News review of publicly available information on military operations shows.
VICE News Shorts
1:14

ISIS takes credit for TV station attack in Kabul

A TV station in Kabul was attacked by Islamic State militants.
VICE News Tonight on HBO
7:19

Here's how soldiers prepare for nine months in Afghanistan

VICE News followed the 3rd Infantry Division of Fort Stewart, Georgia, as a new generation of soldiers marches off to war.
Broadly Specials
3:16

The Afghan Pop Star Risking Her Safety for Music

For Aryana Sayeed, one of Afghanistan’s biggest pop stars, making and performing her music means putting her life on the line every day.
VICE Impact Spotlight
8:45

Ascending Afghanistan: Rising Women Return Home

On August 6, 2015, a team of 13 young Afghan women set out to make history as the first women in the country to summit the Afghan mountain peak of Mir Samir. Watch as VICE Impact documents their return and reception.
VICE Impact Spotlight
43:33

The Afghan Women Risking Their Lives for Equality

On August 6, 2015, a team of 13 young Afghan climbers set out to make history as the first women in the country to summit an Afghan mountain peak. Watch as VICE Impact follows the team along their groundbreaking climb.
VICE News Shorts
1:08

Suicide Bomber Kills 8 Civilians in Kabul Attack on NATO Convoy

Suicide bomber kills 8 civilians in Kabul attack on NATO convoy
VICE News Tonight on HBO
6:29

ISIS in Afghanistan

ISIS is gaining ground in Afghanistan as it's driven out of Iraq and Syria
VICE Meets
9:44

VICE Meets Aman Mojadidi, the Artist Who Merges Bling and Jihadi Terrorism

Aman Mojadidi is an Afghan American visual artist who uses his own personal experiences and cultural studies to address conflict, identity, and globalization through art.
Creators Meets
6:17

Kabul's Female Graffiti Master

The Creators Project travels to Kabul to meet young feminist graffiti artist Shamsia Hassani.
VICE News Specials
14:54

Tony Blair and Countering Violent Extremism: The VICE News Interview

VICE News sits down with the former British Prime Minister to discuss what he hopes to achieve with the newly-created Commission on Countering Violent Extremism.
VICE News Specials
18:54

Embedded in Northern Afghanistan: The Resurgence of the Taliban

VICE News filmmaker Nagieb Khaja gained exclusive access to the Taliban, and spoke to fighters that briefly took control of Kunduz.
Breaking Borders
7:35

Migrants and Refugees Test Lesbos' Limits

‘Muslims get off the island’: Tensions mount in Lesbos as migrant crisis escalates.
Breaking Borders
7:15

Stopover in Serbia

We heard the harrowing stories from migrants in Belgrade who have lost everything except hope.
Art World
9:59

A New Wave of Iraqi Cinema

We explore Baghdad's burgeoning independent film scene.
VICE News Specials
22:51

Michael Morell: The VICE News Interview

Former Deputy Director of the CIA Michael Morell sat down with VICE News for a candid discussion about the Iraq war and the CIA’s interrogation program.
VICE on HBO
29:32

Afghanistan After Us & La Haine

Ben Anderson returns to Helmand, the country's most violent province, to investigate the security situation in Afghanistan as American involvement winds down.
VICE News Specials
9:03

Elections in Kabul - Dispatch 1

The Crew is travelling to Kabul with the intention of following the final round of Afghan Presidential election.
VICE News Specials / Clip
8:30

The Interpreters (Part 5)

VICE News correspondent Ben Anderson goes to Washington, DC to speak with US senators and representatives working to improve the lot of Afghan interpreters.
VICE News Specials / Clip
7:54

American Allies: The Interpreters (Part 4)

VICE News correspondent Ben Anderson meets American veterans and lawyers desperately trying to get Afghan interpreters visas needed to escape persecution by the Taliban.
VICE News Specials / Clip
8:24

Smuggled out of Afghanistan: The Interpreters (Part 3)

VICE News correspondent Ben Anderson travels to Athens, where many Afghan interpreters find themselves stranded with no money or home.
VICE News Specials / Clip
5:30

Nowhere Left to Hide: The Interpreters (Part 2)

Despite living under constant danger after loyal service to US forces, Afghan interpreters have been unable to obtain visas necessary for them to leave the country.
VICE News Specials / Clip
8:29

Hiding in Afghanistan: The Interpreters (Part 1)

The interpreters who worked alongside American and NATO forces in Afghanistan are among our bravest and most loyal allies. Now they're in danger of being abandoned.