Month: October 2009

Afghanistan: Women Among Warlords

The Afghan Women’s Mission is sponsoring two nationwide speaking tours featuring two amazing, brave Afghan women: Zoya and Malalai Joya. Zoya is a member of the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan, and Malai Joya is one of just a few women who’ve been elected to Afghanistan’s […]

Unmanned drones: the future of war?

Flickr photo via JimNtexas. As the (far too narrow) debate rages about whether to use “counterinsurgency” or “counterterrorism” in Afghanistan, enthusiasm has grown in some factions for the use of unmanned Predator drones to take out terrorist leaders in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The most prominent proponent of the […]