A guide to the most critical readings on Afghanistan, Pakistan, al-Qaeda, and U.S. counterterrorism.
Afghan lessons for arming the Syrian rebels from the CIA's mujahideen point man.
Pakistan isn't helping the Afghan government end its standoff with the Taliban -- so Karzai is looking to India instead.
It's time to stop pretending that America's in Afghanistan to help women.
While the media obsessed over the missteps, Afghans were building a better future.
The persistent dangers of low-tech warfare.
Why John Brennan should give a passport and $10K to every Gitmo prisoner.
How Rand Paul and company are totally missing the point.
A former State Department insider has written a blistering account of the Obama administration’s missteps in Afghanistan. But is he right?
How to reform the Pentagon for "light footprint" interventions.
How Afghanistan has changed for the better after more than a decade of war.
"My time in the Obama administration turned out to be a deeply disillusioning experience."