Afghanistan War

  • Music

    March 15, 2012

    Hayes Carll

    8 p.m. Sunday, March 18. The Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    Wounded Marines to Gather on Field Before Tonight's First Pitch

    ​Last night's Cards game was a lesson in humility. Perhaps the bullpen can take notes on how to make a comeback during tonight's pregame ceremony, which honors a few local Marines who've battled back from war injuries that led to amputation and paralysis. The ceremony is part of the Marine Wee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    Support Veterans, Buy Cool Jeans

    Support them once they're home, too.​When Kurt Schwab returned to St. Louis from deployment to Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom in 2005, he came up against a different sort of conflict: navigating the complicated system of veterans' benefits with essentially no support."I cam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2010

    Veterans for Peace Praises WikiLeaks; St. Louis Group Wants Medal for Informant

    ​Updated 4:00 p.m. with comments from Veterans for Peace president.By now you've certainly heard how the website WikiLeaks this week released some 91,000 classified and/or sensitive military reports detailing the failures of the war in Afghanistan.In Washington, the release of the documents is dra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    Morning Brew: 4.7

    The annual southern food issue of Oxford American magazine is out, and it features a piece on a Charleston, South Carolina chef's quest for heirloom sesame seeds. Sean Brock pursued the seed breed, last used a century ago, in his quest to re-create antebellum-era dishes. "It goes in layers," he sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    Obama Shouts out Metro East, Reluctantly Mentions Cardinals at Ball

    Perhaps the new president is still a little peeved about losing Missouri in the general election (though unlikely), but it's probably his allegiance to the Chicago White Sox that caused him to reluctantly mention the Cardinals and give a shout-out to Scott Air Force Base during Tuesday night's Comma ... More >>

  • News

    August 29, 2007


    Some readers say Cloy Richards is the exception, not the rule.

  • Music

    November 23, 2005


    Friday, November 25; Mississippi Nights (914 North First Street

  • Calendar

    February 16, 2005

    Head East

    Experience ancient beauty in the Saint Louis Art Museum's Asian Galleries

  • Film

    February 9, 2005
  • News

    August 4, 2004


    Week of August 4, 2004

  • News

    April 10, 2002

    City Hall Taliban

    Week of April 10, 2002

  • Calendar

    January 16, 2002


    Afghan arts and culture get a day in the spotlight at local importer MacroSun

  • News

    August 9, 2000

    The Official Story

    U.S. policy boosted the Taliban into power, and reluctance to anger Afghan ally Pakistan helps keep them there

  • News

    August 9, 2000

    The Torture Place

    He was a godless communist journalist in Afghanistan -- so they took his eye, cut his ear and splashed acid all over his body. Now he is safe in St. Louis. But still burning.

  • News

    February 10, 1999