Regions / Afghanistan
He's failed to deliver his promised withdrawals from Afghanistan and Syria, vetoed an order to get out of Yemen, and expanded the U.S. bombing of Somalia, all while eyeing Iran.
Sixteen years after the Iraq War, the Army's official history of the war reads like a string of empty platitudes.
The staging of professional sports events is deeply political. It’s only when someone breaks character that we notice it.
Congress ended the Vietnam war, exposed horrific CIA and FBI abuses, and halted them. Where's that energy now?
Despite the bloody headlines, a slow-motion alignment of interests could mean peace in Afghanistan — if the Trump administration cooperates.
A nation that doesn't remember the people sent to fight on its behalf has no business sending more.
Kissinger once said guerrillas won by not losing. Facing a loss themselves, the military adopted the same strategy.
Alliances and rivalries are reshuffling as Asian countries try to make sense of the Trump administration's belligerent and erratic foreign policy.
U.S. involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan is part of a long-term strategy to gain regional influence and access to resources.
Congressional apathy toward our wars and schemes abroad marks a dangerous sign of democratic decay. But it’s not too late.