Caught between war and natural disaster, refugees from Afghanistan's endless infighting now find themselves further trapped by a relentless winter and an aid...
Photographer Adam Ferguson witnesses a mortar strike that kills a young girl in Marjah Photographs by Adam Ferguson / VII Network for TIME
Photographer Paula Bronstein photographs released Guantanamo Bay prisoners as they return to Afghanistan
Helmand province as seen from the window of a U.S. Army Blackhawk medevac helicopter Photographs by Kevin Frayer / AP
The British Defense Ministry acknowledges that the Prince has been serving in Helmand Province
TIME photographer James Nachtwey photographs the men of Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 214th Regiment Photographs by James Nachtwey for TIME
Photographer Alixandra Fazzina visits remote Badakhshan, home to the highest maternal mortality rate in the world
Photographer Mauricio Lima asks the members of the 3rd Battalion, 6th Marines, to show their skin art
Photographer Marco Di Lauro documents the daily life of British soldiers deployed in the battle against the Taliban
Images from the Northern Alliance's final assault on the Taliban in northern Afghanistan
The barrage of cruise missiles continued over Afghanistan as U.S. fighter planes targeted Taliban military installations and Al Qaedasanctuaries
From the attack on the WTC to the war in Afghanistan to an Indian earthquake, the images of 2001 were too much steeped in blood
Operation Khanjar is tasked with wresting control of the Helmand River Valley from the Taliban
Of the millions of photographs moving through the news services (a.k.a. wires) this year, the work of AFP's Mauricio Lima stood out. A small selection from the...
Tracing the steps of the American Taliban from the suburbs of California to a fortress in Afghanistan
Taliban insurgents fire on the U.S. embassy, NATO headquarters and other buildings in Afghanistan's capital
TIME spends a weeks at the U.S. Central Command as General Tommy Franks manages the war in Afghanistan
A British unit plays cat and mouse with the Taliban in a strategically vital province of Afghanistan Photographs for TIME by Zalmai
Photographer Alvaro Ybarra Zavala documents life at a remote mountain outpost where Afghan soldiers police a dangerous border
While Pentagon rules have long barred women from close-in combat, like infantry and armor units, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is ending those rules on...