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The U.S. military no longer cares about winning "hearts and minds."
Counterinsurgency can mean whatever you want it to mean.
The United States has a real opportunity to encourage Islamists to express their frustrations through peaceful means.
The idea that Martin Luther King, Jr. would bless our presence in Afghanistan is an insult to his memory.
Robert Pape compiles more evidence that foreign occupation, not Islamic fundamentalism, causes suicide bombing.
Washington and other NATO states share concerns about recent Russian defense spending.
Nine years into the war in Afghanistan, the costs still aren't worth the price paid.
If, as 2011 begins, you want to peer into the future, enter my time machine, strap yourself in, and head for the past, that laboratory for all developments of our moment and beyond.
Bulgaria's perfunctory efforts to corral organized crime frustrate the European Commission.
It may not have been failure to hew to the fundamentalist line on blasphemy that killed Punjab's governor.