As the U.S. retrograde hits its peak, what will America really leave behind in Afghanistan?
What Iraq's implosion can teach us about Afghanistan's future.
Why it's best to use every tool in the toolbox when it comes to democracy assistance.
USAID's first known war-zone-related suicide raises troubling questions about whether America is doing enough to assist its relief workers.
The U.S. media continue to tiptoe around the horrors of war. It's time to put more violence on TV.
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.