Regions / Europe & Central Asia
Less than a year ago, General David Petraeus saluted smartly and pledged his loyal support for President Obama's decision to start withdrawing U.S. forces from Afghanistan in July 2011.
Nearly a week after the abrupt departure of Washington's top commander in Afghanistan, U.S. strategy for reversing the flood of bad news that has been recently pouring out of that strife-torn country remains as unclear as ever.
The East African Community has accelerated negotiations with Europe for an Economic Partnership Agreement. The race is on for negotiators and lobbyists to either let Europe in or keep it out.
The peace process in Northern Ireland has encountered several challenges in recent months. But with U.S. support, the peace will likely hold.
With the latest Pentagon resignation, the Vietnam analogy continues to haunt the United States in Afghanistan.
A new world order is emerging from the wreckage of Afghanistan and Iraq, and Turkey will be a major player in it.
As the United States approaches next year's deadline to begin troop withdrawals from Afghanistan, questions about the legitimacy of joint military-wonk policy campaigns are churning just beneath the surface.
Mark it on your calendar. It seems we've finally entered the Soviet era in America.
The human instinct of herd mentality can't serve as justification for the indiscriminate killing of civilians outside U.S. borders.
The prospect of mineral wealth in Afghanistan may be the worst thing that could happen to it.