Christian Parenti


Christian Parenti is a professor at the School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vt. He reported extensively from Afghanistan and Iraq for The Nation. His latest book is Tropic of Chaos: Climate Change and the New Geography of Violence (Nation Books, 2011).

Articles by this Author
Afghan Wonderland

The international occupation of Afghanistan is in bad shape. US casualties are up -- at times the ratio of killed and wounded to troops deployed is equal to that in Iraq, though of course the total numbers are not. Taliban attacks are...

Big Empire, Little Minds

Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Little America: The War Within the War for Afghanistan (Knopf, 2012).