From left: Tarek Alashtar, Idris al Magreibi, and Essa al Arabi

Libyans Plead for American Help

Midwifing democracy is not an Obama priority.

May 11, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 33 • By ANN MARLOWE



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

Lost Kingdom

A 1964 memoir conjures old Afghanistan.

Dec 3, 2007, Vol. 13, No. 12

Anthropology Goes to War

There are some things the Army needs in Afghanistan, but more academics are not at the top of the list.

Nov 26, 2007, Vol. 13, No. 11

Goodbye, Dubai

The best way to see it is receding in the mirror.

Oct 15, 2007, Vol. 13, No. 05

The Afghan Grassroots

All politics is local, even in Nangarhar Province.

Aug 20, 2007, Vol. 12, No. 46

Understanding the Afghans

Rule number one: They're not like us.

Jul 30, 2007, Vol. 12, No. 43

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