Evaluating Progress in Afghanistan-Pakistan

The Obama administration's draft metrics for Afghanistan and Pakistan, as obtained by Foreign Policy.

Blake Hounshell |


Don't Waste the Afghan Election Crisis

Last month's presidential vote in Afghanistan has become a royal mess -- but it's also a great opportunity to do much-needed political clean-up.

Daniel Markey |


The Next Osama

On the eighth anniversary of 9/11, it's time to finally confront al Qaeda's scary move toward modernization -- and the charismatic sheikh who is leading the way.

Jarret Brachman |


Punishing A.Q. Khan

How the world can make Pakistan's notorious nuclear smuggler pay for his crimes -- since Islamabad isn't going to.

Leonard S. Spector |


The Musharraf I Know

Amjad Shuaib knew Pervez Musharraf as a hotheaded Army officer and a reactionary Pakistani leader. Could he now know him as one executed for treason, given the country's new judiciary renaissance?

Amjad Shuaib |