Counter-terrorism: the new face of war

The assassination of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden did more than knock off America's Public Enemy Number One, it formalized a new kind of warfare.


House almost passes Afghanistan pullout call

Obama has set July 1 to start the drawdown of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, but the amendment's supporters fear that as few as 5,000 troops may be withdrawn initially.


Libya ceasefire, not another endless war

The battle in Libya looks like a stalemate, and the danger is that steps will be taken to escalate the fighting in order to break the impasse.


Mr. Y weighs in on U.S. foreign policy

In the seats of U.S. imperial power, wome want to fully restore the supremacy that the U.S. enjoyed a half century ago, but others are ready to adapt to new realities.

Osama bin Laden is dead, Obama come home

I feel no relief at the assassination of Osama bin Laden. I thought I would - his leading role in the attack on the Twin Towers nearly killed my wife.


Osama bin Laden and the way forward

The end of Osama bin Laden closes one ugly chapter, and let's make sure it does not open another one.