Issues / War & Peace
In the face of sanctions, defectors with nuclear secrets, and a liberalized officer corps, how long can Burma's junta hold out?
Why not hold Gen. Petraeus's performance in Afghanistan to the standards of his seminal work on counterinsurgency, Field Manual 3-24?
When it comes to calling states rogues, why does India get a pass?
When it comes to nuclear weapons, there's a reality more real than "realism."
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa was in India earlier this month making promises to resettle the war-displaced Sri Lankan Tamil minority one year after his government's forces won a crippling victory over the Tamil Tiger insurgency.
With the latest Pentagon resignation, the Vietnam analogy continues to haunt the United States in Afghanistan.
High-level diplomatic engagement would benefit both the international community and Iran itself.
Ersatz Buddha wildly inflates extent of support for U.S. bases on Okinawa.
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.
It's unlikely that the success of U.S./NATO Aghanistan strategy will depend on a brilliant general, no matter who he is.