Colin Powell embodied the ‘two-ness’ of the African-American experience | Opinion
A patriot and a Black man, Powell died Monday at the age of 84 from complications related to COVID-19.
How Biden stacks up to past presidents who withdrew from conflicts | John A. Tures
When Americans soured on Afghanistan And what the polls say about the U.S. withdrawal.
The U.S. has left Afghanistan. What was it all for? | Opinion
By Barbara Jordan I can still taste the sand, feel the heat on my skin. We were told to smell our water before we drank it, just in case something had been added to it. I remember the faces, including my own, when one of our brothers or sisters in arms lost their lives. I […]
Johnson had Vietnam. Bush had Iraq. Biden has Afghanistan | Fletcher McClellan
The Afghanistan fiasco coincides with other events that signal the return of polarized politics-as-usual
It was always going to end this way in Afghanistan | Dick Polman
The harbingers of failure had long been obvious, but most Americans, benumbed by the war, had long ago stopped paying attention.
A new class at U.S. Army War College must meet the challenges of a changing world | Opinion
Prepare yourself for the uncertain future. Our nations are counting on you.
Normalizing our relations in the Middle East is reflective of broader geopolitical and geo-economic concerns | Opinion
Biden’s decision to re-enter nuclear talks with Iran will drive Israel, Saudi Arabia, and other Arab states toward one another as the U.S. pursues diplomatic relations with all major players in the region.
How COVID-19 is going to reset the world order and the U.S.’s place in it | Opinion
With the U.S. having exited from its hard-won position of global leadership, China has willingly stepped into the role America once dominated.
Why is it important for the U.S. to remain engaged in Venezuela? | Opinion
There are two really, big reasons this South American nation and its citizens are important to American interests. The country is in a humanitarian crisis.
This is the smallest, big event in the War on Terror you didn’t hear about | Opinion
Amidst the flurry of impeachment news, coronavirus and the election, Americans people mustn’t overlook this important military action, lest we forget that our nation remains at war.
Why we must stand against American colonialism in the Middle East | Opinion
The United States does not actually care about democracy abroad, and we have only used that excuse when we sought to invade another country.
The U.S. is still in Iraq. Are we liberators? Or are we occupiers? The answer matters | Bruce Ledewitz
In the absence of a long-term strategy, the Trump White House has been lurching from appeasement to reaction, with no end in sight.