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Timeless stories from our 170-year archive handpicked to speak to the news of the day.
The U.S. air-power lobby, botched bombing missions, and bootless combat.
Are the Afghan police using torture to achieve peace?
Will the Air Force kill its most effective weapon?
The U.S. Air Force’s foolish plan to scrap its most effective plane
A Taliban intelligence chief’s death and resurrection
From A Brochure for Comprehending the Cultures of the Coalition Forces, a twenty-eight-page pamphlet published by the Afghan Ministry of Defense and distributed to Afghan troops. Translated from the Dari…
Counting down to economic collapse in the Afghan capital
From statements made in February by the families of victims and survivors of a March 17, 2011, drone attack in the village of Datta Khel in the Pakistani region of…
A golden age for the freelance soldier
The Pentagon’s losing battle against IEDs
A history of bombing