Posts Tagged: Afghanistan War
I’m a scholar of the war on terror’s civilian casualties, as well as a military spouse. Until the suffering ends, all of us should bear witness to the costs of war.
Glorifying serial killer-type behavior most service members would find appalling is a strange way to honor them.
New reports show an escalation in civilian casualties from U.S. operations in Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia — and a pattern of U.S. denial about the scale of the problem.
By giving America its dumbest and cruelest wars, the best and brightest left room for a dumber and crueler leader to end them.
The staging of professional sports events is deeply political. It’s only when someone breaks character that we notice it.
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.
Congressional apathy toward our wars and schemes abroad marks a dangerous sign of democratic decay. But it’s not too late.