The Latest

Politics & Policy

General Injustice

The politicization of the analysis of American generalship is one of the worst consequences of the partisan excesses of the past several years. Whether it was Gen. David Petraeus in ...

Correcting George Will on Iraq

In his latest column, about Iraq, George Will writes: “More than 725 Iraqis have been killed by terrorism since the June 30 pullback of U.S. forces from the cities.” That’s an annual ...

Will on Afghanistan

In response to George Will’s column “Why are we still in Afghanistan?,” it is worth noting some factual inaccuracies. There are considerably more than 4,000 counterinsurgents in Helmand Province. Will may ...

The Taliban on Election Day

It appears that the Taliban has conducted a series of calibrated attacks aimed at using the minimum amount of violence to reduce voting as much as possible. Reports from Afghan news sources ...