Peter W. Galbraith, a former US Ambassador To Croatia, is the author of The End of Iraq: How American Incompetence Created a War Without End.

The United Nations did not defend the men in the “safe haven” of Srebrenica and more than 8,000 were slaughtered. Then it called the mass murder “a rumor”

Washington has been abuzz with talk of housecleaning among the top people in Kabul since Gen. McChrystal’s departure. Peter Galbraith on what to watch for during Gen. David Petraeus’ hearing.

The president did well in choosing Stanley McChrystal’s successor, but David Petraeus can’t succeed in Afghanistan without a credible partner. Former U.N. official Peter Galbraith on the general’s Karzai problem.