Articles tagged with afghanistan

rosen_35
Nir Rosen

Counterinsurgency doesn’t make sense. It asks soldiers, concerned primarily with survival, to be Wyatt Earp and Mother Theresa.

Muammar_al-Gaddafi,_12th_AU_Summit,_090202-N-0506A-324
Alexander B. Downes

History shows that forcing rulers from power rarely works. Even apparently successful regime changes often leads to bitter civil war.

14026662615503
Sarah Chayes

Selling out Afghanistan.

Babur's_Garden_(Charbagh)_08
Barnett R. Rubin

Afghan elites face a corrosive past.

David_Kilcullen
Nasser Hussain

Can a colonialist strategy be reinvented?

Removing_al_Qaeda_munitions_at_Tarnak_Farms_2
Fawaz A. Gerges

News of Osama bin Laden’s killing by U.S. special forces at a compound near the Pakistani capital of Islamabad has sunk in. News of al Qaeda’s demise, on the other hand, has not.

United_States_Navy_SEALs_542
Matt Gallagher

Coming home after Navy Seal duty.