Posts Tagged: Afghanistan
In its fight against the Taliban, the Pakistani government is battling a creature of its own making.
Obama's approach toward the Muslim world may be diplomatic, but it remains the work of mobilized people across the United States to end Obama's war in Afghanistan and Pakistan, halt the occupation of Iraq immediately rather than years from now, stop U.S. military aid to Israel, and launch new negotiations with Iran not based on military threats.
The Bush administration is gone, but covert operations are still going on.
He's better than his predecessor, but whether he's adding to an already gargantuan Pentagon budget or sending more troops to Afghanistan, Obama has maintained some disturbing continuities with Bush-era policies.
Fouad Pervez and Sharad Joshi argue over the best way to move forward with U.S.-Pakistan relations.
The sine qua non of any Af-Pak policy has to be a permanent rollback of the Taliban's armed capabilities.
Palin and Biden both uttered an alarming number of false and misleading statements.
Europe and the U.S. should back the beleaguered Turkish government because of the role a democratic Turkey can play in both stabilizing and liberalizing the Middle East.
In a continuation of the discussion of Pakistan's negotiations with extremists within its borders, three experts take issue with each other.
The United States must support the ongoing talks between Pakistan and its local Taliban.