Issues / War & Peace
The billions of dollars in cash flowing out of Kabul harken back to the shrink-wrapped $100 bills Paul Bremer sent to Iraq on pallets.
Many hoped that the change in U.S. command in Afghanistan would prompt a discussion not of Petraeus' qualifications, but rather, of the guiding principles and values of the war in Afghanistan.
A renewed engagement with the ICC suggests that the Obama administration is interested in shaping international law while remaining immune to prosecution under the very laws it helps develop.
Israel turns up the saber rattling against Iran a notch and is permitted by the Saudis to stockpile military equipment on its territory.
In the face of sanctions, defectors with nuclear secrets, and a liberalized officer corps, how long can Burma's junta hold out?
Why not hold Gen. Petraeus's performance in Afghanistan to the standards of his seminal work on counterinsurgency, Field Manual 3-24?
When it comes to calling states rogues, why does India get a pass?
When it comes to nuclear weapons, there's a reality more real than "realism."
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa was in India earlier this month making promises to resettle the war-displaced Sri Lankan Tamil minority one year after his government's forces won a crippling victory over the Tamil Tiger insurgency.
With the latest Pentagon resignation, the Vietnam analogy continues to haunt the United States in Afghanistan.