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Escalation has just brought more death and destruction. More escalation could close off opportunities for a political solution.
President Obama is on the verge of making a profound mistake by sending more troops to Afghanistan, argues columnist Conn Hallinan.
Much of the Afghanistan debate has been centered in the U.S. But what do Afghans think?
A new report gives the impression that the opium trade is the main reason why the Taliban are gaining in strength, absolving the United States and NATO of their own responsibility in fomenting the insurgency.
Pakistani support for al-Qaeda has declined. But so has support for U.S. policy.
As Obama waffles on how to continue the war, progressives are waffling on how to end it.
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.