Regions / Afghanistan
Four myths American exceptionalists peddle about the U.S. president and America's role in the world.
The United States military placed its troops in harm’s way by spreading them too thin across Afghanistan.
Hey, the Afghan Taliban are sensitive guys.
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's release proves Obama can do more to fulfill his pledge of closing down the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay.
To those critical of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, compassion seems to be a liability in war.
Trading Taliban prisoners for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl may not have been ideal, but, as they say, the perfect is enemy of the good.
Afghan justice is buried three sub-basements down.
Despite its brutality, corruption, and affiliation with al Qaeda, the Haqqani network is likely to inherit much of Afghanistan should the United States leave.
Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars are holding the U.S. government accountable for innocent victims on all sides of the fighting.
If costly drug war strategies in Afghanistan have been unsuccessful even with a strong U.S. military presence, they won’t stand a chance after the U.S. withdraws.