US drones strike jihadists in Pakistan

The US targeted jihadists based in Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Agencies earlier today in the first recorded drone strike in the country since mid-June. The US is likely to step up strikes in Pakistan after President Trump…

Why Trump Is Right to Get Tough With Pakistan

President Trump deserves high marks for his new Afghanistan strategy. It is bold, reasoned and offers the prospect of success against the violent Islamist groups of the region. But it will also face opposition in the region. The president…

Trump’s Plan for Afghanistan

What a difference four years and a presidential election victory make. In 2013, Donald Trump offered this prescription for what the U.S. should do in Afghanistan: On Monday night, Trump offered a new plan for Afghanistan, combing a military…