How Should We Remember Colin Powell?
I Was at the Twin Towers on 9/11. It Was Obvious That the World Would Change—but I Never Imagined How.
The Last-Ditch Effort to Get Afghans Out
What Will Really Happen When Thousands of Afghan Refugees Show Up in Texas
When Comic Books Were America’s Secret Superpower
The American Military’s Greatest Strength and Greatest Weakness Are Both on Display in Afghanistan
Defense Contractors Made a Lot Less Money Than You’d Think From the War in Afghanistan
America Has Never Listened to the People of Afghanistan
CNN’s Clarissa Ward on What She’s Seeing on the Ground in Afghanistan
The One Big Thing Biden Got Right About Afghanistan
“This Has Been a Hopeless Endeavor for Many, Many Years”
Why the Right Is So Obsessed With Comparing Afghanistan to the “Fall of Saigon”
“A Boondoggle of a Counterinsurgency That Had No Endgame”
Did the War on Terror Create Trump?
Read a New Short Story About a Robot Going to War
Is American Decline Inevitable?
Americans Venerate the Military but Don’t Really Understand What It Does
The U.S. Is Always Dropping Bombs to “Send a Message.” Often, It Doesn’t Get Through.
Who’s Most Responsible for the Failures of Postwar Iraq?
How Did the Press Get the Iraq Story So Wrong?