Regions / Europe & Central Asia
After nearly a decade of war, close to 700 U.S., allied, and Afghan military bases dot Afghanistan.
The wonder weapon of our present moment is the missile-armed unmanned aerial vehicle, or drone, now doing our dirty work, an endless series of targeted assassinations, in the Afghan-Pakistani borderlands.
Afghanistan and the U.S. military escalation in the civil war there dominated foreign-related news coverage by the three major U.S. television networks in 2009, according to the latest annual review by the authoritative Tyndall Report.
India and Pakistan continue to prepare for war even though the majority of people in both countries want peace, reports columnist Zia Mian.
Seven stories of 2009 that deserved more attention than they received.
Afghanistan’s problems are all about governance.
A Turkish court recently closed down the country's only pro-Kurdish party. What happened to the country's new politics of ethnic tolerance?
The Muslim world should not respond to European bigotry with bigotry of its own.
In June, President Obama wowed the Muslim world with his Cairo speech. In December, he struck out with his Afghanistan speech.
As the United States escalates the war in Afghanistan, poets speak out.