Afghanistan Archives - Ethics & Public Policy Center

Biden Made the Tough, Correct Call on Afghanistan

President Biden’s announcement that the United States will unconditionally withdraw its military forces from Afghanistan by Sept. 11 reflects a regrettable reality, but it is the right decision.

Trump’s War-Crimes Pardons Weaken Our Military’s Moral Fiber

An ethically upright military takes decades or even centuries to build. It can be undone much more quickly.

Trump Is Now Forging Foreign Policy on His Own. Where Will He Take Us?

Many problems in the world need U.S. power to fix, but many don’t. President Trump’s breaks with consensus will likely intensify, and that will force defenders of the bipartisan foreign policy consensus to rethink the nature of that order.