Regions / Afghanistan
The war on terror has become a self-fulfilling prophecy.
The Iraq War and Afghanistan Wars might be better characterized as massive police actions rather than as wars.
Through drone strikes and raids, President Obama has taken out a host of Malalas.
The road to hell is paved with good intentions.
Rajiv Chandrasekaran's new book, Little America: The War within the War for Afghanistan, details the bureaucratic infighting that sunk America's war in Afghanistan.
Jeremy Scahill's 'Dirty Wars' conveys the sinister, unaccountable, and deadly power concentrated in the halls of Washington that now threatens the planet.
With endless foreign aid, the US has undercut mechanisms of democratic accountability in Afghanistan and should not be surprised at the results.
There is no reason to continue the bloodshed in Afghanistan, which all the parties recognize will not alter the final outcome a whit.
Afghan militias created by the United States have been accused of committing serious human rights abuses against local populations.
Emphasis, as always, added.