Biden Is Done with Afghanistan. Is Afghanistan Done With America?
Pulling out all U.S. troops is the administration’s risky plan to pressure Kabul and the Taliban to make peace.
Biden to Complete Full Afghanistan Withdrawal by Sept. 11
The move will finally end the United States’ longest war.
Biden Faces His First Disasters in Yemen and Afghanistan
Unless it changes tack, the administration is about to make bad situations even worse.
A Masterful Account of America’s Doomed Afghanistan Mission
Wesley Morgan’s “The Hardest Place” is embedded reporting at its finest.
It’s Time to Take Bernard-Henri Lévy Seriously
A close reading of the philosophical career, and influence, of France’s most ridiculed public intellectual.
Myanmar Is on the Precipice of Civil War
Existing conflicts with ethnic groups add fuel to the fire.
10 Years On, Syrians Have Not Given Up
A survivor of regime atrocities explains why the international community must act.
The West’s Obsession With ‘Good Refugees’ Is Bad Policy
Wealthy countries love to celebrate immigrant success stories, but they are letting many potentially productive citizens fall through the cracks.
Women Cut Out of the Afghan Peace Process
Two decades of progress are threatened by the Taliban return—and a hasty U.S. exit.
The U.S. Army Goes to School on Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict
Off-the-shelf air power changes the battlefield of the future.
Doctors on the Front Lines of the World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis
Director Skye Fitzgerald’s Oscar-nominated documentary “Hunger Ward” chronicles Yemeni health care workers as they wrestle with famine and violence.
What Ethiopia Can Learn From Japan
Abiy Ahmed must return to his concept of “medemer” and reject the notion of politics as a zero-sum game.
Nobody Knows Why Syria Matters
Why is the United States still struggling to figure out what to do about the Assad regime?
NATO Killed Civilians in Libya. It’s Time to Admit It.
The alliance bombing campaign had a devastating toll—but, a decade after the war, leaders have still not taken responsibility.
Assad’s Violence Started a Conflict That Will Burn for Decades
There’s no peace in Syria, only suffering.
Ten Years on, Will There Ever Be Justice for Syria?
As the war drags on, there are small glimmers of hope for those seeking reconciliation.
Blame Iran for Rocket Attacks in Iraq
Tehran is directly responsible for the violence carried out by its proxies and must be held accountable.
There’s No Shortcut to Peace in Afghanistan
Washington’s latest idea of a transitional government would be worse than the dysfunctional status quo.
Biden Team Engaged in ‘Rigorous’ Debate Over Ending Forever War
With the 20th anniversary of 9/11 approaching, the president wants to declare success. But military and CIA careerists are said to be resisting.