Ann Jones is a journalist and author whose works include Kabul in Winter (2006) and War Is Not Over When It’s Over (2010), both from Metropolitan Books. Her latest book is called They Were Soldiers: How the Wounded Return From America's Wars—The Untold Story. She lives in Norway.
Long advertised as a flaship program for American cultural diplomacy, the Fulbright Program is now facing devastating budget cuts.
Since 2002, veterans have been committing murder individually and in groups, killing family, friends, strangers and—in appalling numbers—themselves.
The Pentagon’s JROTC program canvasses public high schools for future soldiers.
How the war changed Charlie.
“War is absurd.”
Here’s the cost of American-style war.
Twelve years in Afghanistan down the memory hole.
Our political system has turned thoroughly masculine, paranoid, quarrelsome, secretive, greedy, aggressive and violent—not unlike a wife beater.
As the US withdrawal looms, women’s rights advocates plan to carry on their fierce, lonely fight.
The US has three lousy options with Afghanistan. Pick one.