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War in Afghanistan
War in Afghanistan news and analysis from The Nation
October 17, 2017
David Petraeus Tells Us How the War in Afghanistan Will End
Hint: It’s not good.
October 10, 2017
8 Reasons Americans Can’t Shake Their Indifference to War
America’s apathy explained.
Andrew J. Bacevich
September 20, 2017
What the US Military (Still) Doesn’t Understand About Afghanistan
Sixteen years in, the Pentagon hasn’t learned any lessons.
September 12, 2017
The ‘World’s Greatest Military’ Is Indeed Great—at Defeating Itself
American forces seek to dominate everywhere, but they win decisively nowhere.
William J. Astore
September 7, 2017
What Are American Soldiers Actually Dying For?
It’s time to reconsider whether the United States is really a force for good in the Middle East.
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September 5, 2017
The Last Men Standing in Trump’s White House
They might be losing every American war, but they’re winners with Donald.
August 22, 2017
Take Away Trump’s Blank Check for Endless War
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August 16, 2017
Charlottesville: Is America Becoming the Middle East?
Our neo-imperial wars may be coming home to roost.
August 3, 2017
The Forgotten Refugees
A new report highlights the crisis facing unprotected, internally displaced populations.
July 14, 2017
Kushner and Bannon Team Up to Privatize the War in Afghanistan
Blackwater’s Erik Prince was a shoo-in for the plan. But who is Stephen Feinberg?