Regions / Afghanistan
With troops heading to Afghanistan and the Pentagon budget still rising, here's some good news from the military front.
The Obama administration is going 3D: defense, diplomacy, and development. Is this a major shift from Bush-era doctrine or simply an updated version of the old counterinsurgency approach?
Predators, reapers, and imperial graveyards: Washington's language betrays its stubborn imperial ambitions.
In this interview, Sakena Yacoobi of the Afghan Institute for Learning recommends that President Obama consider a surge in development assistance to her country.
Remembering recent history.
The war in Afghanistan is taking its toll on the hearts and minds of civilians and soldiers.
Gerald J. "G. J." Cassidy's death illustrates how the problem of medical negligence goes beyond the deplorable conditions at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
No one seems to be listening to the Afghans. We should be.
By withdrawing from Iraq, the United States can learn from the mistakes the Soviet Union made in Afghanistan.
There's no light at the end of the tunnel, laments columnist Conn Hallinan in a comparison of the battle of Basra to the Tet offensive.