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How Pakistan makes Washington pay for the Afghan war.

Do the WikiLeaks War Logs reveal war crimes? Or do they reveal the poverty of international law?

Vietnam has left town. Say hello to the new syndrome on the block.

What we lost in Iraq and Washington between 2009 and 2012.

Soldier and boy in Afghanistan

The mutual resentment between the Afghan people and the US military has broken out in the open.

Why Afghan history is a sobering antidote to the relentless optimism of the American military.

How US (in)actions have all but ensured a failed end to its presence in Afghanistan.

From liberation to assassination, in three quick rounds.

Blogs

At last night's debate, the candidates agreed with Ron Paul that the United States needs to focus on needs at home.

September 13, 2011

Count me pleased, if not thrilled, by the scuttlebutt that President Obama plans to withdraw all but 3,000 troops from Iraq by the end of the year.

September 8, 2011

 Did NATO help Al Qaeda allies win Tripoli?

August 31, 2011

Both Pakistan and President Karzai are sabotaging US talks with the Taliban.

August 30, 2011

Qaddafi isn't completely gone yet, but there are calls to apply the US/NATO war plan tom Syria. Is Iran next after that?

August 29, 2011

Don’t believe for one moment that the US backing for Libya’s opposition was about freedom.

August 23, 2011

Not exactly an earthshaking event, and no great victory for NATO.

August 22, 2011

Isn’t one war-crazed governor from Texas enough for this century?

August 15, 2011

Dennis Blair opposes drones, but stays mum on victims.

August 15, 2011

Syria is not Libya, say the French, and the US can’t (and shouldn’t) do anything militarily.

August 2, 2011