economic disaster

Afghanistan

Taliban says US will provide humanitarian aid to Afghanistan

The U.S. has agreed to provide humanitarian aid to a desperately poor Afghanistan on the brink of an economic disaster, while refusing to give political recognition to the country’s new Taliban rulers, the Taliban said Sunday. The statement came at the end of the first direct talks between the former foes since the chaotic withdrawal

Veterans

Veterans took an especially bad hit during the pandemic

Navy veteran Faron Smith Jr. reacts as he receives a COVID-19 vaccination at a Veterans Administration pop-up vaccination site on April 17, 2021, in Gardena, Calif. Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images)  Jamie Rowen, University of Massachusetts Amherst As the nation takes a day to memorialize its military dead, living military veterans are facing a

Scroll to Top