Regions / Afghanistan
Escalation has just brought more death and destruction. More escalation could close off opportunities for a political solution.
President Obama is on the verge of making a profound mistake by sending more troops to Afghanistan, argues columnist Conn Hallinan.
Much of the Afghanistan debate has been centered in the U.S. But what do Afghans think?
A new report gives the impression that the opium trade is the main reason why the Taliban are gaining in strength, absolving the United States and NATO of their own responsibility in fomenting the insurgency.
As Obama waffles on how to continue the war, progressives are waffling on how to end it.
President Obama's "war of necessity" is rapidly turning into a quagmire. Can it be saved?
Introducing our new special focus on one of the most important areas in global politics,South Asia.
The Afghan activist and legislator says no to the United States and NATO, the warlords, and the Taliban, and says yes to democracy.
Should we stay or should we go: that's the question.
With the deadline for closing Guantanamo looming, the Obama administration risks repeating many of the errors of the Bush years.