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The lessons Washington can't draw from the failure of the military option.

Obama ran a campaign against the foreign policy of the Bush Administration. And then he followed directly in their footsteps.

Four ways the President is pursuing Cheney's geopolitics of global energy.

How would Americans react if air power was used in the US the way it's been used in Afghanistan?

What can the United States learn from the Soviet Union's collapse?

What role and responsibility does the United States have for the situation in Yemen?

The Pentagon’s Afghan basing plans for prisons, drones and black ops.

What makes drones so frightening to us now, when they have actually been around for decades?

Blogs

Iyad Allawi, Muqtada al-Sadr mull an anti-Maliki alliance as the prime minister cracks down on protests.

March 7, 2011

The Democratic National Committee, thanks to Barbara Lee, reminds Obama about his July deadline.

February 28, 2011

The War in Afghanistan is the longest in US history and the most expensive. What are we doing there?

February 9, 2011

General Petraeus speaks on sinking his teeth into Afghanistan.

January 26, 2011

A flawed parliamentary election in September has inflamed politics and pushed the country closer to civil war, on top of the insurgency already underway.

January 21, 2011

A US military chaplain in Iraq says it's time to go.

January 18, 2011

Israeli leader angered by Mossad chief's comment that Iran won't have a bomb before 2015.

January 12, 2011

Missouri democrat to ex-Marine whose office is charged with mishandling millions of dollars intended for Afghanistan reconstruction. "I don't mean to be cruel. I don't think you're the right person for this job."

January 11, 2011

What we see when we see the photos of the first twenty detainees the Bush administration transferred to Camp X-Ray.

January 11, 2011

The editors want more weapons and military "steadfastedness" against Beijing.

January 2, 2011