The beginnings of Iraq’s sectarian civil war, the failures of its US-built political system, and the struggle for civilians attempting to survive chaos and violence are here in these 2004 interviews.
The increase in terror attacks has complicated the Kenyan government’s relationship with the country’s Muslim community.
The assassination of the leader of al-Qaida in Kabul raises some important questions about divisions among the Taliban leadership.
The core obstacle to stability in Somalia is the lack of agreement among political, religious, and business elites on how to govern their country.
The caliphate has no territory, but plenty of hearts and minds.
All terrorism in the region has domestic origins but is linked to regional and international events.
For some military members, a hillside in California embodies the sacrifices of serving.
Drones are not the ethical, precise weapons they’re made out to be.
It was the day the US realised it was fighting a different kind of war.
In a time of increasingly complex geopolitical entanglements and moral failings, these films articulate a yearning for unsullied heroism, effective leadership and appropriate responses to crises.
The rise of the US military state since 9/11 has cost billions of dollars and resulted in the loss of nearly 1 million lives in wars abroad.
The act of killing in combat is associated with heightened risks of PTSD and suicide. A scholar interviewed 30 veterans about their common experiences.
Following the completion of the US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, Neta Crawford, the co-director of the Costs of War Project, reflects on 7,268 days of American involvement in the conflict.
The return of the Taliban to power in Afghanistan sets the stage for a new era of terrorist growth in South-East Asia and around the world.
It may be attractive to think that promoting democracy in occupied foreign countries is an appropriate moral and effective path for restoring security and stability. But it’s not accurate.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that the US Afghanistan pullout is not a repeat of failures in other recent wars. “This is not Saigon,” he said. A seasoned foreign policy expert disagrees.
Analysis of US survey data finds that white people who hold racist views are more likely than others to favor military action over diplomacy in China and Iran, and to endorse the global war on terror.
Colonel Majendie was also a pioneer in forensic investigations.
The release of a new movie calls public attention to the US government’s treatment of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, and what the detainees’ future might be.
States are increasingly using assassination to guard against the twin threats of terrorism and weapons of mass destruction.