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Sudarsan Raghavan

Bureau chiefKabul


Several military personnel have been suspended for not following the rules of engagement.

  • Nov 25, 2015

When the militants ruled Kunduz last month, they sought to reverse steps toward gender equality.

  • Nov 16, 2015

The faction is believed to be the first formal split in the insurgency, the latest sign of deepening divisions.

  • Nov 8, 2015

A rare visit to the destroyed Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz shows the traumatic impact of the U.S. attack.

  • Nov 4, 2015

The attacks raise questions about the quality and reliability of Afghan intelligence gathering.

  • Nov 4, 2015

With security forces stretched, Afghan government relying on fighters accused of abuses.

  • Oct 29, 2015

The 7.5 magnitude quake, which triggered avalanches and mudslides, was felt across the region.

  • Oct 27, 2015

The insurgents destroyed public institutions and targeted government workers and officials.

  • Oct 21, 2015

There will now be up to 5,500 U.S, troops staying Afghanistan through 2017.

  • Oct 15, 2015

As clashes erupt in two provincial centers in the south, Afghans fear that more urban areas could fall.

  • Oct 14, 2015
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Sudarsan Raghavan is the Washington Post’s Kabul bureau chief. Previously, he was the bureau chief in Nairobi and Baghdad. Sudarsan has reported from more than 60 countries on five continents and extensively covered the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, radical Islamist movements and global terrorism. Sudarsan has also covered the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the 2011 Arab revolutions, and 17 African wars. He joined the Post in 2005 after working mostly in Africa for Knight Ridder, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Newsweek. Sudarsan’s professional honors include the George Polk Award, three Overseas Press Club Awards and the Livingston Award for international reporting.
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