How can the United States afford to keep proving that it's bad at bringing peace to conflict-ridden Middle Eastern countries?
Congress shouldn't have passed the measure that gives the president wide military powers to pursue al-Qaeda and the Taliban in the first place and 12 years later a repeal is long overdue.
After 11 years of U.S. military operations, Afghanistan produces 90 percent of the world's poppies and 75 percent of the planet's heroin.
Rather than prolonging the quagmire in Afghanistan, Obama should take this opportunity to finally to honor his commitment to bring our troops home.
It's time to get the heck out of that graveyard of empires.
The next administration's top short-term challenge will undoubtedly be to end U.S. involvement in combat operations in Afghanistan.
The brothers of Hamid Karzai, Afghanistan's incompetent, impossibly vain, and dishonest president, have amassed astonishing fortunes.
The United States can't abandon the country, but our troops must leave.