Photos: The Afghan Army Prepares to Fight on Its Own
November 24, 2013
Sebastiano Tomada Piccolomini's photos of the men who will take over a war
An Absolutely Frightening Story in 'The New York Times'
October 29, 2013
The superb story by Matthew Rosenberg in The New York Times on Tuesday, casually titled 'U.S. Disrupts Tack on Militants,' is actually one of the scarier things written about Afghanistan in quite a while. (And that is saying something).
Video Games Are Making Us Too Comfortable With the Modern Surveillance State
September 26, 2013
It's hard to remember the first time I noticed a camera filming me in public. There was no genesis point, no camera zero that commenced the age of being conscious of having an unseen audience.
President Barack Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai essentially just had a Skype breakup.
Sweat in Peace
June 14, 2013
Memorializing the dead at CrossFit.
How Obama Undermined the War on Terror
May 01, 2013
When Obama took office, he promised not to expend "the rule of law" for "expedience's sake." He did, and now we all face the consequences.
A Brief History of 'Bags of Cash'
April 30, 2013
The CIA's Afghanistan bribes join a long and storied genre.
Afghanistan After the War
March 28, 2013
In our preoccupation with our war in Afghanistan, we've lost sight of how to bring the country peace.
Gun Control Could Save Veterans' Lives
January 08, 2013
In 2006, the Israeli Defense Forces made a relatively simple policy change that required soldiers to leave their weapons at their bases when they headed home for the weekend. The result: a staggering 40 percent drop in the suicide rate among soldiers aged 18-21, according to a November 2010 study. The study has received some renewed interest in America in the wake of Sandy Hook.