Clash of Identities

Avi Shlaim is a groundbreaking Arab-Jewish historian. His memoirs both benefit and suffer from this duality.

By Jordan Michael Smith

Some 6.6 million veterans are seeking care in the VA system today—up from 4.2 million in 2001.

A Trust Fund for Veterans

By Linda J. Bilmes

Dereliction of Duty

The failures of the media during the Iraq War should not be assigned exclusively to the reporters. Editors deserve blame, too. A response to Leslie H. Gelb and Jeanne-Paloma Zelmati.

By Michael Getler

Mission Not Accomplished

Meet the pressand see why it failed at several critical points during the Iraq War.

By Leslie H. Gelb with Jeanne-Paloma Zelmati

Passing on Petraeus

Progressives should avoid claiming the surge in Iraq as a validation of their views. A response to Rachel Kleinfeld.

By Spencer Ackerman