President Obama just announced he’s keeping 8,400 troops in Afghanistan—but it’s time for the U.S. to withdraw fully.
The U.S. conducts drone strikes worldwide with relative impunity. But when the first strike hits the United States, the real blowback will begin.
These children’s participation in ongoing atrocities represents an utter failure on the part of states and the international community to provide a minimum amount of stability and economic prosperity in precarious regions of the world.
The chain of events set into motion by the U.S. invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq is reaching its logical conclusion — the disintegration of multi-ethnic states and a great expulsion of innocents.
The pace of events exploding across the Middle East continues to quicken – and while it appears the Obama administration has no clear strategy for some of it, the fall-back position of the U.S. continues to make those developments even more dangerous.
From Edward Snowden to the Taliban-go-Miami Beach.
There is no reason to continue the bloodshed in Afghanistan, which all the parties recognize will not alter the final outcome a whit.
Afghans who have sacrificed their homes and futures to the U.S. occupation deserve the chance to make a new life abroad.
Does conventional thinking that Afghanistan will revert to the Taliban upon U.S. and NATO withdrawal need to be reexamined?
The price for using Dr. Shakil Afridi to gain access to the Abbottabad compound was the deaths of young women and citizens left unvaccinated.
What next — will Pakistan’s TTP sue her?
The U.S.-backed Afghan government of Hamid Karzai is stamping out local government, which only inflames the country’s insurgency.
Is the Taliban have justified in denying Afghan children the polio vaccine?
Drones may seem like a way to wage war on the cheap, but the moral cost of this kind of warfare is too high.
A new book on Pakistan looks at the thicket of problems in which the United States has become enmeshed.