The current U.S. strategy to confront its antagonists reflects a decade of missteps and misunderstandings.
August 4, 2011
If the Bashir administration allows the Doha agreement to become a meaningless piece of paper, all semblance of regional trust could be destroyed.
July 27, 2011
The military thinks it has a winning combination, but night raids and drones are actually helping to lose the war in Afghanistan.
July 21, 2011
The Obama administration can still learn from the errors of its predecessors in Afghanistan.
July 14, 2011
The United States wants to negotiate with the Taliban from a position of strength. But reining in Afghan government corruption, not applying ever more military pressure, is the key to gaining a strong hand.
July 13, 2011
You think the 1985 Pressler amendment -- which banned most U.S. aid to Pakistan unless U.S. certified it had no nuclear weapons -- made Pakistan mad?