Regions / Afghanistan
We've squeezed all the meaning out of this cliche.
As the president clarifies his plan for withdrawing troops from Afghanistan, the most important thing is not the what or the when but the how.
Even mild traumatic brain injuries among the military can have devastating consequences.
The Obama administration promised to reverse the Bush-era policies on terrorism. But the president has spent most of his time reversing himself.
While Robert Gates is spreading his soothing fictions about the U.S. military, Jim Webb is raising some uncomfortable facts.
Anti-German sentiment by Afghans peaked when German troops shot Afghan protesters on May 18.
The New York Times coverage of Afghanistan is more informative with what it doesn't report than what it does.
We've stuck a knife deep into Afghanistan. With bin Laden dead, should we take it out or keep it in?
Allowing bin Laden to be killed may have been Pakistan's way of consenting to the Afghanistan peace process.
In the duel between Washington and Osama, the latter was, at the time of his death, far ahead on points.