Regions / Afghanistan
The wonder weapon of our present moment is the missile-armed unmanned aerial vehicle, or drone, now doing our dirty work, an endless series of targeted assassinations, in the Afghan-Pakistani borderlands.
Afghanistan and the U.S. military escalation in the civil war there dominated foreign-related news coverage by the three major U.S. television networks in 2009, according to the latest annual review by the authoritative Tyndall Report.
Afghanistan’s problems are all about governance.
In June, President Obama wowed the Muslim world with his Cairo speech. In December, he struck out with his Afghanistan speech.
As the United States escalates the war in Afghanistan, poets speak out.
U.S. military strategy in Afghanistan is built on two coups, one in Kabul and the other in Islamabad.
The president's goals in escalating the war in Afghanistan are deeply flawed. Just ask the Russians.
An assessment of what Obama said -- and what he didn't say.
The United States can learn from the mistakes made in Iraq to craft a new approach to Afghanistan.
Escalation has just brought more death and destruction. More escalation could close off opportunities for a political solution.