Above the fold today:
1. Part one of “The Permanent War,” a trilogy of stories on the U.S. government’s transformation of drone warfare into a perpetual foreign policy. The number of militants and civilians killed in U.S. drone attacks is about to equal the number of Americans killed on 9/11.
2. The man in cell No. 5: A look inside an Afghan shrine for the mentally ill, some of whom are disturbed by 11 years of nighttime raids, assassinations and suicide bombings.

Above the fold today:

1. Part one of “The Permanent War,” a trilogy of stories on the U.S. government’s transformation of drone warfare into a perpetual foreign policy. The number of militants and civilians killed in U.S. drone attacks is about to equal the number of Americans killed on 9/11.

2. The man in cell No. 5: A look inside an Afghan shrine for the mentally ill, some of whom are disturbed by 11 years of nighttime raids, assassinations and suicide bombings.