Regions / Iraq
As success in Afghanistan becomes more uncertain, Conn Hallinan argues that the problem is not Afghanistan, but the entire concept of counterinsurgency.
What can you get for a trillion dollars? A new report looks at how how the Pentagon can contribute significantly to deficit reduction while advancing national security goals.
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.
The human instinct of herd mentality can't serve as justification for the indiscriminate killing of civilians outside U.S. borders.
President Obama should not bow to the Beltway voices urging him to keep U.S. troops longer in Iraq.
Are we really leaving Iraq at the end of 2011?
By supporting the establishment of U.S. consulates in the Kurdish region, Congress is meddling in Iraqi affairs.
The U.S. occupation has never been a part of the solution and never will be.
The recent Iraqi elections have brought the country a few steps closer to true self-determination.
Measuring economic development in Afghanistan by the same yardstick as a Pentagon mission is a recipe for disaster.