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Brain Drain

A tale of old minds in new bodies, and the meaning of consciousness.

Jun 2, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 36 • By ANN MARLOWE

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Qaddafi Rally Picture

With the Sabratha Brigade in Libya

Paper targets, Lacoste shirts, and homemade explosives.

Aug 8, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 44

Repatriated Youth

What I Saw at the Revolution

With a Libyan conservative in free Benghazi

May 23, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 34

Leonard Bernstein, George Plimpton, 1968

Bohemian Rhapsody

A backward look at the Manhattan hipster life.

Apr 18, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 30

Supply-Side Foreign Policy

Supply-Side Foreign Policy

What would Charles Wolf Jr. do in Afghanistan?

1:15 PM, Feb 7, 2011

Good News, for a Change

Good News, for a Change

In Taliban country, a precarious success.

Dec 13, 2010, Vol. 16, No. 13

Afghanistan's Experiment in Democracy

Afghanistan's Experiment in Democracy

Candidates prepare for the September 18 election.

7:50 AM, Sep 14, 2010

Law & Order: Afghan Unit

Law & Order: Afghan Unit

Hitting “reset”—again—with the Afghan Police.

1:00 PM, Aug 27, 2010

The Diplo-Terrorist

The Diplo-Terrorist

Tall tales from a Taliban apologist.

Aug 16, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 45

Recovering a Province

Recovering a Province

The rise and fall (and rise again?) of Khost.

Jun 7, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 36

In Plain Sight

The evolutionary instinct to disguise and deceive.

Mar 8, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 24

Cool Gone Cold

Old hipsters now need hip replacement.

Nov 9, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 08

Forgotten Founder

The French colonel who wrote the book(s) on counterinsurgency.

Oct 19, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 05

Counterintelligence

Winning battles but losing the war?

Aug 10, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 44

Arms and the Men

There are many reasons why the Turks didn't take Vienna.

Jun 29, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 39

History in Stone

The untapped riches of Afghanistan.

Mar 23, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 26

Policing Afghanistan

Too few good men and too many bad ones make for a grueling, uphill struggle.

Dec 22, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 14

Tillion's Cousins

A classic account of women in the Mediterranean world.

Jun 30, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 40

A Counterinsurgency Grows in Khost

An unheralded U.S. success in Afghanistan.

May 19, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 34

Ferrara for Me

The understated charm of the "first modern city."

Mar 31, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 28

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