Regions / Afghanistan
Many Afghans are angry at Pakistan for aiding the Taliban.
Not everyone is outraged by the NATO airstrike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers.
A yoga teacher believes he can bring the U.S. and NATO forces and the Taliban together to meditate.
The current U.S. strategy to confront its antagonists reflects a decade of missteps and misunderstandings.
A little-noted energy agenda moving rapidly forward in Afghanistan could exacerbate insecurity and instability, and ensure a prolonged U.S. and foreign military presence.
To Washington, hospitality shown by the Haqqani network toward al Qaeda is probably another reason for the U.S. to remain in Afghanistan.
George W. Bush and the neocons played right into the hands of Osama bin Laden, and we're paying the economic price today.
The U.S.-NATO presence in Afghanistan is becoming increasingly immaterial.
The Taliban carried out a major attack on the United States at the same time that it's opening an unofficial embassy in Qatar to negotiate with the United States.
The military thinks it has a winning combination, but night raids and drones are actually helping to lose the war in Afghanistan.