Regions / Europe & Central Asia
President Obama's "war of necessity" is rapidly turning into a quagmire. Can it be saved?
Obama's mixing it up on missile defense. But are we safer?
Introducing our new special focus on one of the most important areas in global politics,South Asia.
The United States can help improve human rights in this Central Asian country.
The Afghan activist and legislator says no to the United States and NATO, the warlords, and the Taliban, and says yes to democracy.
Should we stay or should we go: that's the question.
With the deadline for closing Guantanamo looming, the Obama administration risks repeating many of the errors of the Bush years.
Where to find the funds for health care reform? Sometimes the answer can be found in poetry.
Even if McChrystal gets all of the troops he wants, is it mission impossible?
Afghanistan requires a long-term U.S. commitment, not as a military occupier but rather as a development partner.