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Afghan War

Tag Archives | Afghan War

  • Cuban President Raúl Castro. Photo: Calixto N. Llanes

    The Moral Obligation Next Door

  • Assignment Afghanistan

    Damned by Riches: How Afghanistan’s Mineral Wealth Undermines NATO Mission

  • President Barack Obama speaks with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari during the NATO Summit in Chicago, May 2012. Pete Souza/White House

    Afghanistan: Why a ‘Limited-Win’ is Sustainable

  • President Barack Obama in the Oval Office with Thomas E. Donilon, left, the national security adviser, and John O. Brennan, his top counterterrorism adviser.  Pete Souza/White House

    Obama’s ‘Kill List’: On War, Humiliation and the Making of History

  • MQ-9 Reaper, armed with GBU-12 Paveway II laser guided munitions and AGM-114 Hellfire missiles during a combat mission over southern Afghanistan

    The Ethics of Unmanned Warfare and the Truman Conundrum

  • DoD Photo

    The Iraq and Afghanistan Combat Veteran and the Future of American Foreign Policy

  • U.S. soldier allows a convoy to pass while directing traffic at the border crossing between Afghanistan and Pakistan August 27, 2011 at Torkham, Afghanistan

    The Resumption of Business as Usual Between Pakistan and the U.S.

  • President Barack Obama briefs the press on a new defense strategy as Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter prepare to offer remarks at the Pentagon

    Isolation and Hegemony: A New Approach for American Foreign Policy

  • The U.S. and the Afghan Train Wreck

  • U.S. Army Sgt. Robert Streeter scans a nearby hilltop during a search of the Qual-e Jala village, Parwan province, Afghanistan, on Feb. 21, 2011

    Lessons Hidden in Afghanistan

  • Nicolas Sarkozy, the former president of France at a party meeting. Source: UMP


  • President Barack Obama talks with President Dmitry Medvedev of the Russian Federation during their bilateral meeting at the Millennium Seoul Hilton in Seoul, Republic of Korea, March 26, 2012. Pete Souza/White House

    Romney’s Foreign Policy and Russia

  • U.S. military personnel take cover to avoid flying debris as they prepare to board a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during a mission in Kunar province, Afghanistan

    On Power and Delusions of Grandeur

  • President Barack Obama talks on the phone with Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai. The President called over the reported killing of Afghan civilians. Pete Souza/White House

    Following Shooting in Afghanistan, Overall Question is Whether the Mission is Doable

  • Tribal and religious leaders listen as Afghan President Hamid Karzai speaks during a shura in Kandahar, the core area of Taliban insurgency

    Just Plain Stupidity or a Failure by Design?

  • Can Romney Make a Credible Pivot to the Center?

  • The Continuation of Unnecessary American Nation-Building Missions

  • War Against “Crony Capitalism” has Become the British Man’s Burden

  • Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov during the 47th Conference on Security Policy in Munich February 5, 2011

    Russia and the War on Terror: The Multiplicity of Roles

  • Obama Stresses a Renewed Focus on Asia-Pacific

  • A New Cold War

  • Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen appears before a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing in Washington, on U.S. strategy in the Middle East

    U.S.-Pakistan Relations: A Fading Alliance?

  • As the U.S. Military Leaves, Emphasis on Protecting Iraq’s Sovereignty

  • U.S. soldiers with an Afghan civilian in Helmand province, Afghanistan

    A Passage to Kabul

  • Pakistan: Anatomy of a Crisis

  • The GOP Lack a Coherent Foreign Policy Narrative

  • President Barack Obama in the Rose Garden of the White House

    Obama Polls High on Foreign Policy, Struggles Domestically

  • Imran Khan, former cricketer and chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.  Source: Financial Times

    Can Imran Khan Change Pakistan?

  • Assange and the Anti-War Mass Assembly in Trafalgar Square

  • Gov. Mitt Romney campaigning in Boston. Source: Boston University News Service

    Mitt Romney Recasts Himself as a Neocon

  • DoD Photo

    U.S.-Pakistan Relations Going Forward after Mullen’s Remarks

  • Legacies of Palestine and Afghanistan

  • Pete Souza

    Rethinking Afghanistan After a Decade

  • Reflections on A Savage Decade

  • President Barack Obama, right, thanks NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen at the opening of the NATO Summit in Chicago

    Is NATO Suffering from Mission Creep?

  • On the U.S.-Arab Disconnect

  • Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society

    The Buddhist Heritage of Pakistan: Art of Gandhara

  • U.S. and Pakistan Seek to Reinforce an Arbitrary Border

  • Can the Pentagon Make Do with Less?