Regions / Afghanistan
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.
Where to find the funds for health care reform? Sometimes the answer can be found in poetry.
Even if McChrystal gets all of the troops he wants, is it mission impossible?
Afghanistan requires a long-term U.S. commitment, not as a military occupier but rather as a development partner.
The U.S.-German bombing at Kunduz has shattered the myth that the Afghan campaign was about digging wells, building schools, and bringing peace.
No matter how you look at it, the numbers just do not add up for an impossible task in Afghanistan.