The cost of turning away from war's horrific realities.
Can talks with the Taliban end the war in Afghanistan? If Obama wants to find out, then he must halt combat operations, night raids and drone attacks.
Female Engagement Teams join the counterinsurgency.
How brutal raids are sabotaging the political strategy the US claims to support in Afghanistan.
Documents recently released by WikiLeaks confirm that the Pentagon knew about the real civilian death toll in Iraq, and that security forces were torturing detainees.
How permanent are America's Afghan military bases?
It's not hard to understand why Americans want to forget all about Afghanistan. But remembering the war would demand a necessary reckoning.
How old will you be when the American war state goes down?
The military may not be winning the Afghan War, but it is winning the Afghan publishing wars at home, with a striking percentage of books on the war Pentagon-influenced or simply Pentagon-produced.
Bob Woodward's new book is essential reading for anyone seeking a map out of Afghanistan and Pakistan.