Bowe Bergdahl Wasn't a "Coward"
March 27, 2015
Before you reach for one of the most serious epithets in the language, make sure it fits.
What Pakistan Must Do to Rid Itself of Violent Extremism
December 17, 2014
The country's moment of reckoning has arrived.
The Account of How We Nearly Caught Osama bin Laden in 2001
August 25, 2014
We nearly captured Osama bin Laden just three months after the September 11 attacks.
Most conservatives aren't arguing that the U.S. should have left Bowe Bergdahl behind, but it's the inescapable conclusion of their opportunistic critique.
Talks With the Taliban: First Failure, Then Humiliation
February 04, 2014
Since it became apparent several years ago that both the Afghan and Pakistani states were either unable or unwilling to wage full-on war against the Taliban groups that plague both countries, the word on every diplomat's list has been "talks." Sittin
One way: to recover as gracefully as 16-year-old Malala Yousafzai has from being shot in the face
The Heroism of Malala
July 12, 2013
This morning, Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani activist the Taliban shot in the head in 2012 in an attempt to silence her crusade for girls’ education, addressed the United Nations in her first public speech since her attempted assasination.