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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.
The United States is spending even more of its GDP on Afghanistan than did the Soviet Union.
The United States wants to negotiate with the Taliban from a position of strength. But reining in Afghan government corruption, not applying ever more military pressure, is the key to gaining a strong hand.