Regions / Afghanistan
Afghanistan is a landscape of "sink holes" into which our idea of governance has fallen.
Isn't it time to call what Congress will soon vote on by its right name: war escalation funding?
Hamid Karzai is coming to Washington. It's time to take up his offer to negotiate an end to the war.
The Pentagon's slow response to civilian deaths and subsequent cover-ups points to a much deeper problem in U.S. involvement in Afghanistan.
On his first day in office, President Barack Obama promised that he would close the Bush-era prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, "as soon as practicable" and "no later than one year from the date of this order."
At an FPIF panel on Afghanistan at the recent Left Forum in New York, panelists agreed that there are no military solutions to the current situation but disagreed on whether U.S. troops should leave as soon as possible.
The checker-players of Washington are up against the chess-masters of Kabul, explains columnist Conn Hallinan.
We’ve now been at war with, or in, Iraq for almost 20 years, and intermittently at war in Afghanistan for 30 years.
Here’s a different security approach to fixing Afghanistan.
Understanding the strength of the Taliban and its supporters could provide needed insight on how to overcome the Taliban using other tools than just the military.