David Rohde

from The Great Debate:

Why the West may miss the Taliban’s Mullah Omar

By David Rohde
July 30, 2015

Taliban fighters pose with weapons in an undisclosed location in Nangarhar province

Taliban fighters pose with weapons in an undisclosed location in Nangarhar province in this December 13, 2010 picture. REUTERS/Stringer

Exclusive: U.S. Navy investigates report of cancer cluster at Guantanamo

By David Rohde
July 27, 2015

A U.S. Army soldier closes a gate at Guantanamo Naval Base on August 25, 2004. REUTERS/MARK WILSON/POOL

from The Great Debate:

It never happened: How to deny genocide in the face of science

By David Rohde
July 17, 2015

A forensic expert searches for remains of Bosnian Muslims in a mass grave near Srebrenica

A forensic expert searches for remains of Bosnian Muslims in a mass grave near Srebrenica July 10, 2007. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

from The Great Debate:

Peacekeeping in time of war, with genocidal results

By David Rohde
July 9, 2015

Fadila Efendic prays near memorial plaques at the Potocari genocide memorial centre near Srebrenica

Fadila Efendic prays near memorial plaques at the Potocari genocide memorial centre near Srebrenica, March 18, 2015. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

from The Great Debate:

New steps to bring U.S. hostages home, offer families help

By David Rohde
June 29, 2015

U.S. President Barack Obama pauses while announcing a change in U.S. policy in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington

President Barack Obama pauses while announcing a change in U.S. policy on kidnappings in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, June 24, 2015.REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Exclusive: Detainee alleges CIA sexual abuse, torture beyond Senate findings

By David Rohde
June 2, 2015

  khan.jpg Majid Khan in a 2009 handout photograph taken at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base released on June 1, 2015. REUTERS/CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS/HANDOUT VIA REUTERS

Majid Khan in a 2009 handout photograph taken at Guantanamo Bay released on June 1, 2015.
REUTERS/CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS/HANDOUT VIA REUTERS

from The Great Debate:

Hostage deaths prove it’s time to rein in ‘signature’ drone strikes

By David Rohde
April 28, 2015

American hostage Warren Weinstein is shown in this image captured from an undated video courtesy of SITE Intelligence Group

American hostage Warren Weinstein is shown in this image captured from an undated video courtesy of SITE Intelligence Group. Reuters/SITE/As-Sahab Media released by SITE Intelligence Group/Handout via Reuters

Exclusive: U.S. likely to delay planned closure of two Afghanistan bases

By Reuters Staff
March 18, 2015

WASHINGTON | BY ARSHAD MOHAMMED, DAVID ROHDE AND PHIL STEWART U.S. soldiers from 5-20 infantry Regiment attached to 82nd Airborne walk while on patrol in Zharay district in Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan April 24, 2012. REUTERS/BAZ RATNER

U.S. soldiers from 5-20 infantry Regiment attached to 82nd Airborne walk while on patrol in Zharay district in Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan April 24, 2012.
REUTERS/BAZ RATNER

Special Report: How Syria policy stalled under the ‘analyst in chief’

By Reuters Staff
October 9, 2014

WASHINGTON | BY DAVID ROHDE AND WARREN STROBEL President Obama speaks on the phone from the Oval Office, September 10, 2014. REUTERS/KEVIN LAMARQUE

President Obama speaks on the phone from the Oval Office, September 10, 2014.
REUTERS/KEVIN LAMARQUE

Did America’s policy on ransom contribute to James Foley’s killing?

By David Rohde
August 20, 2014

 

James Foley, Aleppo, Syria - 08/12

Somewhere in the desert of eastern Syria, a militant from the Islamic State beheaded the American journalist James Foley this week. The killer and his terrorist group are responsible for Foley’s death. They should be the focus of public anger.