Can President Obama’s counterterrorism partnership plan really work without any attempt at nation building?
Eventually, the freed American prisoner of war will have to meet the press, and he could become a PR nightmare for the White House.
How Alcoholics Anonymous can fix Obama's counterterrorism strategy.
And he spent another 5 years in hell after a Bergdahl-type deal soured. A personal history of how swapping bad guys for American prisoners can go bad.
The prisoner-swap deal that saved Bowe Bergdahl might have been a bad one, but it was also moral and necessary.
The Taliban swap for Sgt. Bergdahl is just the latest in a long line of occasions when America willingly dealt with bad guys. And like it or not, this is how wars end.
If America's newly free POW really was a deserter, the White House is in deep trouble.
Obama swapped five Taliban for Bowe Bergdahl. What will he trade for the three other Americans being held in Afghanistan?
The forgotten history of the Battle of Khaibar offers some alluring hints.
The dirty secret about Obama’s Afghan plan is that tens of thousands of American civilians will be on the ground long after the troops have left.
The two big things missing from Obama’s speech are the keys to working with foreign partners on massive global problems.
A warm relationship between the Obama administration and the International Criminal Court is in danger over new inquiries about U.S. detainee abuse.
Hagel's hotline to the Kremlin; Iraq's election today; Denny Blair debuts; Obama as Captain America; At the Pentagon, if it looks like an alligator… and a bit more.
Military muscle flexing in Asia; Hagel's approval rating low; Crash in Afg probably an accident; Assad to seek a third term; In China, the Big Ban Theory; and a bit more.
The post-2014 plan for Afg; Ukraine vows to regain the East; The gov's plan to prevent plane hacking; News flash: Bieber is Canadian; and a bit more.