The Taliban wanted to trade Bergdahl for her. The Islamic State offered to swap Foley. Why does every jihadi group want the U.S. to free Aafia Siddiqui?
Out of the headlines but not out of action, the U.S. military is still engaged in long-forgotten interventions.
The new unity government has many challenges before it, but also the opportunity to build self-sufficient governance and economic growth.
In a hillside cemetery in southern Kabul, gravediggers lay unknown militants to rest.
After more than a decade of high-cost, low-return investments in places like Iraq and Afghanistan, American support for intervention abroad is waning, drastically. It's time for a little nihilism in America.
If you want to rule for 1,000 years, don't touch my daughters or my cigarettes.
There were infinite (and well-documented) reasons why it was a terrible idea to invest millions of dollars in getting Afghans to grow soybeans. But the United States did it anyway.