On the Eve of the Elections

UPFJ Talking Points #24: A John Hopkins School of Public Health report shows just how high the cost of the Iraq war really is.

Afghanistan: Democracy Before Peace?

The Taliban are acutely aware that sustained donor interest and military support will not last forever; donor fatigue, shifting budgetary priorities, and waning donor attention are inevitable.

False Hand-Overs

UFPJ Talking Points #21: Actual control remains with the United States.

A Deluge of Bad Advice and Statistics

Conflict resolution will not occur until political and factional leaders re-absorb the lesson that each person’s humanity, while unique, is of equal value.