Posts Tagged: War On Terror
Tom Engelhardt chronicles how the United States has succumbed to infinite war.
Imtiaz Gul goes to Pakistan's tribal areas and details the region's descent into chaos.
Less than a year ago, General David Petraeus saluted smartly and pledged his loyal support for President Obama's decision to start withdrawing U.S. forces from Afghanistan in July 2011.
Nearly a week after the abrupt departure of Washington's top commander in Afghanistan, U.S. strategy for reversing the flood of bad news that has been recently pouring out of that strife-torn country remains as unclear as ever.
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.
Mark it on your calendar. It seems we've finally entered the Soviet era in America.
Let us know if you think the latest fatwa will have an effect.
The case for shutting down not just the prison, but the military base where it sits.
A common flaw in U.S. foreign policy is the politicization of foreign assistance. Whether Republican or Democratic, U.S. administrations allow narrowly defined "national interests" - instead of needs, priorities, and realities in a given country - to dictate foreign assistance. And Rwanda is an excellent case in point.
Pakistan's image in the United States has been tarnished by decades-old misperceptions that prevail in the myths about the country.