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NATO forces

We should shrink the alliance’s budget and ambitions and focus on the greatest threat to the West: economic crisis.

At the first International Drone Summit, advocates call for transparency and an end to the US policies that rain terror from the sky.

Mitt Romney

Judging by his advisers, Romney would embrace Bush’s unilateral interventionism and massive military budgets.

How Pakistan makes Washington pay for the Afghan war.

Blogs

The Obama administration, the Pentagon, and the Brookings Institution might want to keep American troops in Iraq for years, but the Iraqis have other ideas.

December 20, 2010

It's mostly spin, not substance, and the real fight over what to do in Afghanistan will come early next spring.

December 16, 2010

A think-tank task forces tells Iraq: let our troops stay indefinitely, or we'll take all our marbles and go home.

December 3, 2010

When Jeremy Scahill reported on a secret US war in Pakistan last year, the Pentagon called his article "conspiratorial." But now, says Scahill on Democracy Now!, the latest WikiLeaks diplomatic cables dump confirms his reporting.

December 3, 2010

Israeli paper's editorial is gleeful over Wikileaks' revelation that some US diplomatic cables cite Arab Gulf rulers who want war with Iran.

November 30, 2010

Why, exactly, should the United States care if a collection of corrupt Arab rulers in oil-rich kingdoms want America (or Israel) to bomb Iran?

November 29, 2010

Jeremy Scahill on The Rachel Maddow Show following peace talk fraud revelation: "If they can't even figure out who is a real Taliban leader to meet with, what does that say about the people who are being killed on a regular basis by special operation forces?"

November 24, 2010

Post op-ed scribbler suggests that since NATO has done so well in Afghanistan, even Russia might join NATO to fight China.

November 23, 2010

Talking is still the way out. But, as Casey Stengel said, can't anyone here play this game?

November 23, 2010

The Obama administration is trying to kill its way to victory in Afghanistan. Not only is that strategy failing, it's making the Taliban stronger and Karzai weaker.

November 22, 2010