The 17-year Army veteran risked his career by speaking out about the Afghanistan War.
The U.S. is embarking on a military sea change that will replace massive deployments, like Iraq and Afghanistan, with stealthy night raids, secret assassinations, and death-dealing drones.
Imposter Taliban negotiator brings out the hubris in Gen. Petraeus.
General Petraeus reverses field on the Afghan withdrawal timetable he promised President Obama.
The leaks just fill in details of what we already knew: that the Afghan War is too costly to continue.
As success in Afghanistan becomes more uncertain, Conn Hallinan argues that the problem is not Afghanistan, but the entire concept of counterinsurgency.
As the United States approaches next year’s deadline to begin troop withdrawals from Afghanistan, questions about the legitimacy of joint military-wonk policy campaigns are churning just beneath the surface.
Is Afghan mineral find a game-changer or just a wild card?
Pakistani officials believe the U.S. is trying to use the Shahzad case to pressure the country to launch a ground offensive against the militant hornets’ nest in Waziristan province.
President Bush continues to claim, and McCain and Palin repeat, “The Iraqis are better of because they’re free” and remain free thanks to the surge. But the new dictionary has interesting synonyms for the word “absurgeity.”
A war with Iran is still a possibility–and a bad idea.
UFPJ Talking Points #57: Petraeus-Crocker hearings target Iran, justify the “surge,” and defend permanent occupation.
I propose that the first Robert Mugabe Presidents in Residence Program at the University of Zimbabwe go to, drum roll please: George W. Bush.
Last August, the U.S. military mistakenly sent six nuclear-armed missiles on a cross-country tour of the United States. For 36 hours, no one knew where the nuclear weapons were. OOPS!
There’s a risk that the United States will never withdraw from Iraq.