Iraq and Afghanistan Veteran's Association (IAVA) conducts a yearly survey to understand the "challenges and opportunities of [veterans'] day-to-day lives" and how the organization can better address their needs.
The human costs of today's small wars are difficult to get one's head around. It's a powerful reason to seek to avoid such conflicts in the future, writes Robert D. Kaplan, senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security.
Senator Kerry outlines his plan to restructure the U.S. military. He says President Bushs plan to return tens of thousands of troops to the United States from overseas bases does not strengthen our hand in the war against terror.
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The authors argue that it is essential to begin working now to expand and establish rules and norms governing armed drones, thereby creating standards of behavior that other countries will be more likely to follow.
The author examines Pakistan's complex role in U.S. foreign policy and advocates for a two-pronged approach that works to quarantine threats while integrating Pakistan into the broader U.S. agenda in Asia.