Tag: Afghanistan

They Shot at Her. They Forced Her From Her Home. She Won’t Stop Fighting for Girls.

Khalida Popal, the former captain of the Afghanistan women’s national soccer team, woke up on the floor of her apartment near Copenhagen, drenched in sweat and shaking. She had collapsed and couldn’t speak. An ambulance rushed to her. It was two years ago last month, and the Taliban were taking control of Afghanistan. Female soccer […]

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Can Samantha Power Win the Battle for Ukraine’s Future?

*** The administration’s loudest critics think not. “Biden Is Sending Our Treasures to Corrupt Oligarchs,” was the title of a Tucker Carlson screed on Fox News in early April, shortly before his own oligarch sent him packing. Vivek Ramaswamy, the Republican presidential candidate, has suggested that President Biden’s support for Ukraine is somehow connected to […]

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