President Obama has now swapped one distinguished general for another. But he urgently needs to address the underlying issue dividing his administration: Is July 2011 a real deadline for U.S. troops to begin withdrawing, or just a clever domestic political ploy?
South of the Border is no portrait of Hugo Chávez or the Latin American left; it's about how one U.S. director views the world.
The Afghan president just lost his best friend in the U.S. government. And he's not happy about it.
The Gipper wasn't the warhound his conservative followers would have you think.
A government clampdown has rendered the outcome of Sunday's parliamentary elections a foregone conclusion. Washington doesn't seem to mind that its ally, Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, is assured a win.
It’s not enough just to understand what went wrong in the Justice Department. We need to start fixing it, too.
Why Israelis often bristle when Jewish Americans criticize their homeland.
Some of the very people involved in kidnapping my father from his home three years ago might be elected to office on Sunday. Iraq can do better.
Rein in the Special Forces cowboys, and let Gen. McChrystal call the shots.
Trying Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in Manhattan would have showed the terrorists that Americans are not afraid. Eight and a half years after 9/11, we’re not there yet.
Treating terrorists like warriors is exactly what they want.
How Aaron David Miller romanticizes the past and underestimates the future.
Is Barack Obama killing too many bad guys before the U.S. can interrogate them?
The former head of the International Atomic Energy Agency and Nobel Peace Prize laureate speaks up about the Bush administration, Iran, and his rumored bid to become the next president of Egypt.
Fissures within the military could tear not just the army but the entire country apart. It's coming sooner than you think.
Despite the U.S. president's pleas to the contrary, the war in Afghanistan looks more like Vietnam than ever.
The architect of the 9/11 attacks is headed to a criminal trial in New York -- but Obama's made a muddle of the rest of the legal picture.
The United States is hooked on privatized warfare in Afghanistan. And it's more costly than you think.
U.S. Africa Command was launched to controversy and has been met with skepticism ever since. Behind two years of mixed messages, a coherent mission might finally be emerging. Here's what you need to know about the world's next U.S. military hub.
Take it from this former ambassador: Disagreements over the war in Afghanistan may do more long-term harm than short-term good.
The U.S. president and Israeli prime minister can patch things up during a meeting tonight by avoiding talks of Israel and Palestine. They should turn to Iran instead.