Regions / Europe & Central Asia
Even if Faisal Shahzad wasn't directly connected to the Pakistani Taliban, argues columnist Conn Hallinan, his attempted bombing of Times Square is still a consequence of U.S. drone attacks in Pakistan.
Afghanistan is a landscape of "sink holes" into which our idea of governance has fallen.
Some countries are starting to think that it's time to move on from the USA.
Pakistani officials believe the U.S. is trying to use the Shahzad case to pressure the country to launch a ground offensive against the militant hornets' nest in Waziristan province.
Isn't it time to call what Congress will soon vote on by its right name: war escalation funding?
The Times Square bomber showed that the anger over U.S. foreign policy isn't just "over there."
Hamid Karzai is coming to Washington. It's time to take up his offer to negotiate an end to the war.
US policy towards India can no longer be reduced to narrowly defined regional issues, especially after a decade of sustained growth and the changes wrought by the Bush administration.
The Pentagon's slow response to civilian deaths and subsequent cover-ups points to a much deeper problem in U.S. involvement in Afghanistan.
On his first day in office, President Barack Obama promised that he would close the Bush-era prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, "as soon as practicable" and "no later than one year from the date of this order."