Regions / Afghanistan
Washington is effectively subsidizing Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal — the fastest-growing in the world — even as the country drifts closer to China and Russia.
A post-Paris “Clash of Civilizations”? It’s the Islamic State’s Dream, and Marco Rubio agrees.
As leaked documents obtained by the Intercept reveal, the drone war is likely creating more terrorists than it's killing.
Meanwhile, the Obama administration is keeping troops in Afghanistan because there's "a risk of deterioration." Oh, the irony.
The best way to ensure that U.S. troops won't bomb any more civilian targets in Afghanistan is for President Obama to pull them out.
If the Taliban were allowed to assume command of the Afghan ship of state, it might ameliorate its harsh ways.
What purpose is served by continued U.S. military involvement in Afghanistan?
For the refugees pouring into Europe, their journeys can be just as deadly as the war zones they're fleeing.
After the United States has been in Afghanistan for 14 years, 91,000 Afghans have been killed and 26,000 wounded.
ISIS may be more famous for cutting off heads, but it's Washington that's learning the hard way not to slash first and ask questions later.