Hillary Clinton asks Pakistani officials to get real

Comment icon 0 Comments
I am in Islamabad now, and attended an extraordinary press conference at the U.S. embassy with Sec. of State Hillary Clinton and the Chairman... Read more

Security in Kabul

Comment icon 0 Comments
Many people ask me about security in Kabul. Do I feel safe, and how do I protect myself? When I answer, I always reference Baghdad. Even... Read more

Old home day in Kabul

Comment icon 0 Comments
There was one day I spent in Kabul that felt like old home week. I interviewed two top members of General David Petraeus’s team who came... Read more

A skeptic about talks with the Taliban

Comment icon 0 Comments
As I wrote in my column today, there has been a frenzy of meetings in Europe, the Mideast, the Maldives and Kabul, seeking a way to jump start... Read more

Thoughts on the Israel-Palestine debate

Comment icon 0 Comments
I will write in more detail on the divergent speeches of President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu when I return from South Asia... Read more

A dissenting voice

Comment icon 0 Comments
Fawzia Koofi, 35, has been a member of parliament since 2005, and its first female deputy speaker; she worries that talks with the Taliban... Read more

Talks with the Taliban?

Comment icon 0 Comments
Even as Afghan media outlets were still pushing the premature tale of Mullah Omar’s death, senior U.S., Afghan and Pakistani officials... Read more

Wishful thinking about Mullah Omar

Comment icon 0 Comments
The rumor that Mullah Omar had been killed in Pakistan seems to have been a product of wishful thinking from the Afghan National Directorate... Read more