Major General Mike Nagata predicted the rise of the militants. Can he train enough rebels to defeat them?
Seán D. NaylorSeán D. Naylor is the intelligence and counterterrorism senior staff writer for Foreign Policy. He previously spent 23 years at Army Times, where his principal beat was special operations forces. He is the author of Not A Good Day To Die – The Untold Story of Operation Anaconda and the forthcoming Relentless Strike – The Secret History of Joint Special Operations Command.
With Syria’s rebels on the march, two leading Syria experts debate if, how, and when this war will end.
Aaron David MillerAaron David Miller is vice president for new initiatives and a distinguished scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. He is the author of The End of Greatness: Why America Can't Have (and Doesn't Want) Another Great President.
The State Department has responded with a mix of opprobrium and humor after the mayor of Turkey’s capital city referred to State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf as a “stupid blonde” for criticizing the way Turkish police tactics handled a 2013 demonstration.
A small group of artists is racing to sketch every historic building in Alexandria before the Egyptian city is lost to the ravages of urban development. Max SiegelbaumMax Siegelbaum is a journalist and producer based in Cairo, Egypt.
For survivors of the long, dangerous journey across the Mediterranean, the promised land often isn’t all that it once seemed. Mackenzie Knowles-CoursinMackenzie Knowles-Coursin is a photojournalist based in Africa.
Abuse against women in Afghan homes is horrifyingly pervasive; around 87 percent of Afghan women are believed to have experienced domestic abuse at least once. What is Afghanistan doing to end the abuse?