Regions / Afghanistan
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.
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.