Maybe the DRC is just too big.
The price America pays in blood for its overseas initiatives rarely gets mentioned in political debates surrounding such policies, but it deserves more attention.
America has been trying and failing to transform the country for over twenty years.
The myth of a coherent "Al Qaeda" is being used to justify illegal, unconstitutional warfare.
Congress should spend less time policing leaks about the president's unilateral exercise of war powers and more time restraining them.
The concept of nation building has brought nothing but trouble. It's time for a paradigm shift.
Washington reviles the LRA yet supports Arab tyrannies guilty of human-rights abuses on a vastly larger scale.
The notorious terrorist group has joined forces with Somali Islamists to wreak havoc on another continent.
The anti-Soviet mujahideen. Jonas Savimbi. The Nicaraguan Contras. Kony's LRA. America's opinion leaders must be more careful about whose politics they endorse.
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