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Pakistan's former military leader has announced he's returning from exile and wants his old job back. Here's what he would do differently -- and why he wouldn't want Hamid Karzai as his counterpart next door.
Suicide rates for troops returning from Afghanistan and Iraq are out of control, and post-traumatic stress disorder is reaching epidemic proportions. But is the Pentagon willing to tally the true cost of war?
Afghanistan's first postwar finance minister has
now set his sights on reforming the country from the ground up, calling out his
former boss, President Hamid Karzai, for corruption and failure. Here, the
poetry-loving Pashtun speaks with FP about his troubled homeland's past and
Thirty years ago this month, Soviet airborne troops parachuted into Kabul and began a fateful occupation that became Mikhail Gorbachev’s Vietnam. Here’s the inside story of how it happened, as told by the KGB general who planned it.