A decade after the Taliban demolished the Buddhas of Bamiyan, there is a new threat to country's cultural heritage
A broken aid agency helps no one. Instead of throwing development projects at the military, the US should put effort into fixing the aid agency's problems.
It shouldn't take a high profile cancellation by Sting to draw attention to the human rights abuses happening in Central Asia
Dealing with government debt requires cutting the budget, not requiring civilians to work without pay
We need to be honest about the limits of U.S. foreign policy
If the United States is to be a responsible actor in the world, it must have a responsible understanding of the countries where it meddles the most
What the Pentagon's largest-ever contract teaches us about market forces in the big business of defense acquisitions
Osama bin Laden was killed in a mansion near a military academy not unlike Pakistan's West Point. Are we better off not cooperating with the country when it comes to fighting al-Qaeda?
Before we can talk to the enemy, the U.S. may need a frank discussion of its own
Yemeni President Saleh, a key ally in the fight against terrorism, might do more for the U.S. by stepping down than by remaining in power
Political change in Yemen might not be as radical, but it could be faster and more stable
Is the U.S. military razing villages in a misguided effort to save them?
Since 2008, the oasis of stability has rapidly disintegrated, risking the entire country