Do Obama’s red lines with Iran and others really mean “or else”?
Meet the weaker countries that will suffer from American decline.
The facts are in: NATO forces mistakenly killed Pakistani soldiers. It’s time to swallow American pride and say we’re sorry.
10 years later, life isn't just better -- it's much better.
Afghanistan's Hamid Karzai wants billions of Western dollars in aid for decades to come. Fine, but not with him in charge.
Tensions in Pakistan are running high. So, to resupply U.S. troops in Afghanistan, Washington’s having to cut deals with some very unsavory regimes.
With the GOP candidates eager to call Obama weak-willed on foreign policy, it's worth looking at how Democrats got stuck with this tag.
Weather dictates the rhythm of nearly everything in rural Afghanistan, including war.
It's not Restrepo. The conflict in northern Afghanistan has no running time.
The violence in northern Afghanistan today is so complicated that even Afghans have trouble untangling its roots.
Drones along the Mexican border, commandos in Central America -- the war on drugs looks more than ever like a real war. But do Americans have any idea what they're getting into?
Why the Colombia model -- even if it means drug war and armed rebellion -- is the best chance for U.S. success in Central Asia.
The Pentagon's process for awarding contracts in Afghanistan is bad for U.S. business, and bad for the rebuilding effort in that embattled country.
What possible motive does Islamabad have for supporting Afghanistan's bloody insurgency?
A BlackBerry knockoff, a pocket knife, and salt to throw in the eyes of bad guys.
Anwar al-Awlaki might be dead, but his legacy of hatred and radicalism will live on.
Can a computer game teach the Army how to defeat the Taliban?
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If the killing of peace negotiator Burhanuddin Rabbani and the attacks on Kabul tell us anything, it's that peace in Afghanistan will only come when Pakistan wants it.
Not quite yet. But a new study suggests how it may one day be possible.
Tuesday's massive coordinated attacks in Kabul show that Afghan security has a long way to go. And Afghan civilians are right to be worried.
A disturbing triumphalism over the Libya intervention has emerged amid the conspiracy of silence over the bloody mess in Afghanistan.
If it's possible to deter terrorist attacks, why hasn't the United States adopted this strategy as a core principle of the war on terror?
Ten years after the World Trade Center attacks, is 9/11 still a seminal moment or a historical footnote for the Middle East?
After 10 years of U.S. presence in Afghanistan, a family that has struggled to survive through decades of foreign invaders prepares for the worst blow yet.
We've made some mistakes in the 10 years since 9/11, but today Americans are profoundly safer -- and Islamic terrorists are dramatically weakened -- as a result of the course we've charted.