Robert Olson

  • It is now clear that the decade-long US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, rather than establishing democracy and eradicating terrorism - their stated objectives - have instead created authoritarian regimes.President Barack Obama’s nocturnal visit to Kabul on May 1 made this evident. The fact that ...

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  • The mid-December pullout of US combat troops raises the serious question of Iraq's probable future. Perhaps, it will be that expressed by President Barack Obama, when he stated: “History will decide the origins of the war.” But it is clear that historians will also judge the ...

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