After centuries of oppression, a village wakes up to its new masters.
What the debt ceiling deal tells us about the Tea Party's grim vision of American power.
Last month, NATO forces ceded this northern city to the Afghan army, calling it safe territory. But insurgent forces are on the doorstep.
Kristian Berg Harpviken, director of Norway's Peace Research Institute Oslo, explains why the Norwegian capital might have been on a terrorist's shortlist of potential targets.
Cutting U.S. military aid to Pakistan might be just what the world's most frustrating alliance needs.
What lessons can we learn from the way the U.S. ends its wars?
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After more than three decades of targeted killings, is there anyone left alive who can actually run Afghanistan?
The new CIA chief will take on the covert war in Pakistan.
The Taliban is taking credit for assassinating the Afghan president's powerful brother. But a personal feud seems more likely.
When it comes to bringing electricity to the developing world, small is beautiful.
A high-profile war crimes trial points out the dangerous divide between America and its allies on the ground in Afghanistan.
Right, wrong, or otherwise -- these freedom fighters haven't let the powers-that-be block them, and we're (mostly) better off for it.
Tim Pawlenty has the Reaganite foreign policy talking points down, but do they add up to anything?
Drawing down troops from Afghanistan is the right move. Now it's time to focus on the real threat in the neighborhood: the one coming from Pakistan.
The United States and the Taliban should be able to work out a compromise on Afghanistan. But will the Afghans be able to live with it?
Seven Afghanistan experts review the president's plans for ending the war.
President Obama's speech highlights one inconvenient truth: The United States is running out of time in Afghanistan. And the only question, it seems, is how fast to head for the exits.
Failed states are mainly a threat to their own inhabitants. We should help them anyway.
After a turbulent decade abroad, the Republican Party turns inward.
Jon Huntsman may have been a no-show at the first 2012 GOP debate, but his comments about the U.S. footprint in Afghanistan made the most news. FP asked three Afghanistan experts to weigh in.