American politicians try not to talk about it, but it's been apparent to the Pakistani security complex for some time: the Afghan Taliban cannot be militarily defeated.
Our rulers thought we could be panicked into a permanent state of war. They underestimated our consciousness and commitment.
Iraqis overwhelmingly support the end of the US occupation. But they still suffer from the divisions it engendered.
It was an ignominious end to America's worst foreign policy disaster since the Vietnam War, and the costs, for both Iraq and the United States, will be felt for some time.
By ignoring the UN Security Council resolution’s mandate authorizing intervention, NATO may have destroyed the prospects for future legitimate uses of the principle of “responsibility to protect.”
In a stunning victory for the American peace movement and Iraqi opponents of the US occupation, virtually all US troops will withdraw from Iraq by this December 31.
Ten years into the US occupation of Afghanistan, how can we effectively and humanely end an unwinnable war?
Has the outsourcing of torture been a way to keep human rights groups at bay and protect the US image after Abu Ghraib?
Welcome to the Drone Empire, in which the president's executioners can kill without legal restraint.
Even Barack Obama knows that the political necessity to prove that he is tough on terror can have dangerous consequences for American security and his standing throughout the world.