Regions / North America
Just because the cliche that Afghanistan is the graveyard of empires is repeated ad nauseam doesn't mean it's not true.
USAID spending often means less security and more violence against women, particularly women human rights defenders.
Nothing is sadder than dying at the hands of those you're sworn to protect.
It's one thing to intercept a Hamas rocket, another to shoot down an inter-continental ballistic missile.
Either the Israelis and Palestinians will move towards peace or towards more war -- there is no in-between.
Just as it did in Afghanistan and Iraq, the CIA and U.S. military act on bad intel when designating targets for drone attacks.
We can save $440 billion over a 10-year period without compromising national security.
The Obama administration gave Israel the go-ahead to escalate in Gaza.
Obama's real legacy could be accepting America's changing place in the world.
To begin with, the United States should drop the demand for regime change in Syria.