Regions / Afghanistan
The Vietnam War lasted four more years after the release of the Pentagon Papers.
As success in Afghanistan becomes more uncertain, Conn Hallinan argues that the problem is not Afghanistan, but the entire concept of counterinsurgency.
What can you get for a trillion dollars? A new report looks at how how the Pentagon can contribute significantly to deficit reduction while advancing national security goals.
Less than a year ago, General David Petraeus saluted smartly and pledged his loyal support for President Obama's decision to start withdrawing U.S. forces from Afghanistan in July 2011.
Nearly a week after the abrupt departure of Washington's top commander in Afghanistan, U.S. strategy for reversing the flood of bad news that has been recently pouring out of that strife-torn country remains as unclear as ever.
With the latest Pentagon resignation, the Vietnam analogy continues to haunt the United States in Afghanistan.
As the United States approaches next year's deadline to begin troop withdrawals from Afghanistan, questions about the legitimacy of joint military-wonk policy campaigns are churning just beneath the surface.
Mark it on your calendar. It seems we've finally entered the Soviet era in America.
The human instinct of herd mentality can't serve as justification for the indiscriminate killing of civilians outside U.S. borders.
The prospect of mineral wealth in Afghanistan may be the worst thing that could happen to it.