The guy who made this tie deserves a reward.Did the CIA miss something? News reports have cited unnamed intelligence officials saying that they've only recently stumbled upon rumors that Osama bin Laden had been holed up in a luxury residence in Abbottabad, Pakistan, and not -- as had been assume ... More >>
He's on the right...For shoppers wishing to give America the gift of national security, consider sending your favorite Pentagon staffer an SF Weekly. No offense to Jane's Defence Weekly, but a Senate Foreign Relations Committee report released Monday suggests the publication you're now reading pr ... More >>
EKAphotographyAnti-Terrorist: Immortal TechniqueA few months back, hardcore political rapper Immortal Technique played a sold-out show at the DNA Lounge. That show, as it turns out, was a benefit for OMEID International, a SF-based non-profit founded by Afghan-American women. Tech's no rad ... More >>
Ancient cultures resurrected in Berkeley Rep's latest.
Art lovers, history buffs, and science geeks get their fill this fall.
It’s been a hectic coupla years for Firewater’s Tod A. First life in George W. Bush’s Amerikkka nearly drove him insane (hey, we understand completely). Unlike so many bitchy lefties who threatened to flee the country after the '04 election, however, Tod followed through on his promise and spe ... More >>
Homayoun Ershadi, from architect to actor
Controversy aside, The Kite Runner just won't fly
In a year when small movies came up big, picking the best was a Payne
Inside Al-Jazeera, journalists tell a familiar story unfamiliarly
An Afghan girl faces the terror of life under the Taliban
Afghan art at the Crissy Field Center
How a 24-year-old San Jose woman became a media liaison for Hamid Karzai, the president of Afghanistan
Tamim Ansary, author of a famous post-9/11 e-mail, reads from his poignant new memoir about reconciling his Aghan and American heritage
A controversial, uneven, and eerily timely production at the Berkeley Rep
Tony Kushner's prescient new play, set in Afghanistan during the Taliban's rule, is being billed as the local theater event of the season
Young Afghan-American professionals pledge to return to their homeland to rebuild a war-ravaged nation
This is no time for softheaded governing. In this election, Prop. F and Dennis Herrera pass the confidence test; MUD fails completely.
To show the value of pundits in the Terror Era, our columnist tells the CIA where bin Laden's been, President Bush where to go