Regions / Europe & Central Asia
If there are general rules of war, certainly one of them is: "Do not fight in places that the Rand McNally three-dimensional map puts lots of bumps."
The military thinks it has a winning combination, but night raids and drones are actually helping to lose the war in Afghanistan.
The assassination of Ahmed Wali Karzai is certain to destabilize Kandahar, making the need for talks with the Taliban evermore likely.
The Oslo terrorist took aim at multiculturalism, not Muslims.
Every political extremist has his own mentor whose writings he uses to rationalize his attacks.
Will U.S. miscalculations drive these two occasional adversaries closer together?
A Washington nonprofit funnels money from Pakistan's ISI to lobby Congress on Kashmir.
What might seem like a victory for women may instead be a defeat for developing countries.
The Obama administration can still learn from the errors of its predecessors in Afghanistan.
Despite Washington's newfound war fatigue, there are no signs that U.S. militarism is on the wane.