Arming Yemen against al-Qaeda

The last thing America needs is to help another Middle Eastern government to become a more effective military dictatorship.

Time for Change in Afghanistan

Al-Qaeda has left Afghanistan. We should leave, too, before another soldier or civilian dies without purpose.

Afghanistan: War Trumps Elections

The military won’t defeat al-Qaeda and the Taliban, writes Frida Berrigan. Nor will elections in an occupied country solve this problem.

A New Approach to Intelligence?

The Obama administration has yet to make substantive change in the way the United States does intelligence work.

Pakistans American Problem

Pakistans American Problem

The unpopularity of the United States in Pakistan should force Washington to rethink its policies, argues columnist Zia Mian.