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Bing West

Beware of the Syrian Sucker Punch

James P. Farwell | Posted 07.03.2013 | World
James P. Farwell

Those seeing the human tragedy unfolding in Syria with a heart full of hell, ready to jump in, stop the bloodshed, and deliver Bashar al Assad a knock-out punch might do well to recall a telling anecdote from journalist Dexter Filkins from his days in Iraq.

Ten Years of Afghan War

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 12.07.2011 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

October 7 marks the tenth anniversary of the beginning of U.S. war in Afghanistan. There is no certain end in sight for U.S. involvement, and concerns are growing over the United States' capacity to bring stability to the country and the region.

Obama Launches Community-Based Urban Program To Spark Growth

Posted 09.10.2011 | Business

DETROIT -- The Obama administration is launching a pilot program designed to spark economic growth in urban America by partnering federal officials wi...

Reagan-Era Defense Official Proposes Failed Vietnam Strategy for Afghanistan

Michael Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Hughes

Bing West's archaic solutions are highly unlikely to show anyone how to get out of Afghanistan; however, they do have quite the potential to pave a road to perpetual war.

My Conversation With Bing West

Tavis Smiley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tavis Smiley

2011-03-03-tavis.jpgWhat has become the longest war in U.S. history is the subject of his provocative new book, The Wrong War.

Former Reagan Official Explains Opposition To Afghanistan Policy

The Washington Note | Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Reagan Administration Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs and frequent Fox News military affairs commentator Bing...