The checker-players of Washington are up against the chess-masters of Kabul, explains columnist Conn Hallinan.
March 12, 2010
The real discontent in Iran, reports columnist Conn Hallinan, is at the workplace.
January 27, 2010
The two most populous countries in the world have a great trade relationship. But, as columnist Conn Hallinan explains, they are also on the verge of war.
December 7, 2009
The president's goals in escalating the war in Afghanistan are deeply flawed. Just ask the Russians.
November 12, 2009
President Obama is on the verge of making a profound mistake by sending more troops to Afghanistan, argues columnist Conn Hallinan.
September 30, 2009
The U.S.-German bombing at Kunduz has shattered the myth that the Afghan campaign was about digging wells, building schools, and bringing peace.