Vice: Afghanistan After Us / La Haine

Last year, the United States began withdrawing our combat troops from the longest war in our history: Afghanistan. But the war isn’t ending just because we’re leaving. This year, Afghan National Security Forces deaths and civilian casualties are both at record highs, and opium cultivation is at its highest since the war began. Ben Anderson returns to Helmand, the country’s most violent province, to investigate the security situation in Afghanistan as American involvement winds down.

Then: the horrific attack at the offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo captivated the world—and it underscored the deep religious and cultural tensions that have been rocking France. Distrust is growing between the growing Muslim population in Paris’s depressed suburbs, and a Jewish community that feels increasingly under threat. Meanwhile, a far right-wing political party is making gains by opposing immigration and diversity. Vikram Gandhi goes to Paris to see the real causes of the growing hate in the City of Lights.

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