It is easy to be indifferent to a war if you are oblivious to its costs.
Sen. Lindsey Graham says it would be Biden's "biggest mistake yet," but the U.S. troop departure is long overdue.
Denied American Visas, These Afghans Were Forced To Make a Perilous Escape After Helping U.S. Troops for Years
Unable to tap into the immigration pathway for Afghan helpers, these men and their families opted to flee elsewhere.
Keeping American boots on the ground means keeping them in harm's way.
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An Afghan Engineer Who Served the U.S. Military Had His Visa Denied Because the State Department Can't Reverify His Kidnapped Supervisor's Support
The Kafkaesque visa program for U.S.-affiliated Afghans puts thousands at grave risk.
Repeal would do little to change how Congress and the president collaborate—or don't—on military operations.
Whistleblowers and publishers are crucial for keeping government officials reasonably honest.
As the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan approaches, the legislation would reform the Afghan interpreters' visa program.
Repealing the law that allowed America to depose Saddam Hussein won't stop us from waging war elsewhere.
Even as U.S. troops come home, ongoing operations could allow a covert conflict to continue.
Thank the troops, but question the uses to which they’re put.
A significant portion of the world views the U.S. as a threat to democracy in their home countries.
We’ll have to pay attention this time to ensure a conclusion to the accidental forever war.
U.S. Troops Were Supposed To Leave Afghanistan on May 1. Biden Will Keep Them There Until September.
After nearly 20 years, America's longest war could soon be over. But delaying withdrawal for what seems like symbolic reasons is questionable.
Many U.S. complaints about China aren’t about actions that threaten U.S. security.
I argue that the recent air strike was legal, but overall US military intervention in Syria still lacks required congressional authorization. Biden may be trying to change that; but history gives reason for skepticism.
This initiative might help restore congressional control over war authorization. But there is reason for skepticism that it will pan out.
Anne-Marie Slaughter hasn’t given up on intervention and the “responsibility to protect” doctrine.
We have an agreement to pull out by May. We should honor it regardless of the state of the country.
For some, Trump’s troop drawdowns are too fast and too much. In reality, they’re too little and way too late.
Let’s not let fears of “Trump loyalists” overshadow positive outcomes.
The documentary Coup 53 explores how a seemingly easy regime change wrecked U.S. foreign policy for decades.
Peace Candidate Donald Trump Threatens Massive Retaliation Against Iran in Response to Rumored Assassination Plot
The president promised that any attack by Iran against the United States would be met with a response "1,000 times greater in magnitude!"
Trump even vetoed a bill that would stop him from military action in Iran without congressional approval.
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The coronavirus pandemic has killed roughly as many Americans as died in Vietnam. But the war metaphor serves mostly to sweep aside skepticism and dodge difficult questions.
If Bloomberg's Arrogance Worries You, His Weaselly Positions on Presidential Power Won't Reassure You
The presidential candidate reserves the right to wage unauthorized wars, kill Americans in foreign countries, prosecute journalists, and selectively flout the law.
Left unspecified: how many U.S. troops would be coming home, and when
The administration also plans to move $2.2 billion originally earmarked for purchasing vehicles, ships, and aircraft to cover wall construction costs.
Eight Republicans join the vote, but that's not enough to overrule a likely veto.
"Most of the [indicators] of measuring success are now classified, or we don't collect it," the special inspector general for the Afghanistan reconstruction told a Senate committee.
Trump Brags About Killing Terrorists While Promising He's Working Toward Peace at State of the Union Address
President Donald Trump's schizophrenic approach to foreign policy was on full display during his State of the Union address tonight.
Civilian deaths are also on the rise, and it's increasingly obvious that there is no clear strategy for the U.S. to "win" its longest military conflict.
Few people are buying the U.S. government's unconvincing explanations about "imminent" threats.
Four Republicans cross the aisle to support a new resolution limited the president's power to wage war. But could they get enough to overrule a veto?