Regions / Afghanistan
Despite President Obama's promises of a drawdown in Afghanistan, the United States is settling in for the long haul.
The U.S. responded to a barbaric attack that killed 3,000 U.S. civilians with an ongoing barbaric air campaign of their own that's since produced “towers” of dead civilians in the Greater Middle East and Africa.
As refugees take the Olympic stage, the wars that sent them running for their lives continue apace.
Pakistan cracks down on its militants to control, not extinguish, their movements.
The U.S. conducts drone strikes worldwide with relative impunity. But when the first strike hits the United States, the real blowback will begin.
It's not too late for the United States to help get Afghanistan back on its feet.
If war crimes are defined as military actions that, intentionally or not, harm great numbers of civilians, then either all wars today are crimes, or the term has become meaningless.
We need an independent investigation of the brutal U.S. attack on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan, which killed 42 people.
Many of the GOP front-runner's worst proposals are playing out already.
With little discussion of foreign policy in the primary races, we’re left wondering whether diplomacy will continue to take a backseat to military action.