The alliance between the U.S. and Syrian Democratic Forces crippled ISIS in one of the rare success stories in the Middle East. Now that partnership is more crucial than ever.
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon is the author of The Daughters of Kobani as well as the New York Times bestsellers Ashley's War and The Dressmaker of Khair Khana and an adjunct senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. She regularly appears on CNN, PBS, MSNBC, and NPR, and she has spoken on national security topics at the Aspen Security Forum, Clinton Global Initiative, and TED. A graduate of Harvard Business School, she serves on the board of Mercy Corps and is a member of the Bretton Woods Committee.
Too often, the narrative about female soldiers dwells on rape and PTSD. It’s time to recognize them for their incredible valor.
Allowing women in combat elates female veterans, who say all want are the same opportunities as men. By Gayle Tzemach Lemmon.
The veterans who filed an ACLU lawsuit to allow women in combat say exclusion is unfair and outdated. By Gayle Tzemach Lemmon.
The Taliban cut off Aisha’s nose and ears. Now she’s building a new face, and life, in the U.S. By Gayle Tzemach Lemmon.
Activists say the videotaped killing of an Afghan woman is a harbinger of what’s to come if the Taliban return to power. By Gayle Tzemach Lemmon.
Pat Tillman’s sweetheart talks to Gayle Lemmon about moving forward and her new book, ‘The Letter.’
While Afghan women deplore U.S. troops’ Quran burning, they’re even angrier at the ensuing violence.
Sahar Gul’s torture is just one case of Afghanistan’s widespread violence against women, which goes unreported and unpunished.
As Gayle Tzemach Lemmon reports, Afghans are livid at Joe Biden for his Newsweek interview.