by Spencer Ackerman | May 23, 2013 | MonitorDrone strikes will remain a fixture of U.S. counterterrorism. But President Obama, in a major speech, signaled that he’s going to rein in their use.
by Noah Shachtman | May 14, 2013 | MonitorFrom torture allegations to dead U.S. soldiers, it’s been a brutal few days in Afghanistan. But to the admiral in charge of America’s special operation forces, things are going rather well there.
by Spencer Ackerman | May 14, 2013 | MonitorThe defense secretary who screwed up Iraq and Afghanistan has some advice for you. Some of it is good!
by Spencer Ackerman and Jason Paur | Apr 30, 2013 | MonitorVideo captured yesterday’s deadly civilian cargo plane crash in Afghanistan. Horrible, horrible video.
by Spencer Ackerman | Apr 29, 2013 | MonitorLet Hamid Karzai be a cautionary tale. The U.S. can’t buy foreign allies. It can only rent them. And even then, the cash undermines Washington’s broader goals.