Getting the Afghanistan Peace Process Back on Track

by International Crisis Group What’s new? The U.S. has stopped talking to the Taliban, following President Donald Trump’s tweet revealing that he had scheduled a Camp David summit with the insurgents only to call it off. Why does it matter? A U.S.… Continue Reading  

Living at War (Forever)

by Danny Sjursen Recently, on a beautiful Kansas Saturday, I fell asleep early, exhausted by the excitement and ultimate disappointment of the Army football team’s double overtime loss to highly favored Michigan. Having turned against America’s forever wars and the… Continue Reading  

The Imperial Debris of War

by Stephanie Savell I’ve never been to Afghanistan, but I am the mother of two young children. So when I imagine what life must be like there after 18 years of war, my mind conjures up the children most vividly… Continue Reading  

Reflections on “Peace” in Afghanistan

by Andrew Bacevich When the conflict that the Vietnamese refer to as the American War ended in April 1975, I was a U.S. Army captain attending a course at Fort Knox, Kentucky. In those days, the student body at any… Continue Reading  

On 18th Anniversary of 9/11, Media Worry About ‘Premature’ End to Afghan War

by Joshua Cho On the 18th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, the illegal US occupation of Afghanistan continues as the longest overseas war in American history. Although President Donald Trump recently declared that peace negotiations over the withdrawal of… Continue Reading