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Archive for the 'Afghanistan' Category

Blogging Afghanistan At OTB

by @ Monday, September 20th, 2010. Filed under Afghanistan, Blogging, Foreign Affairs, Outside The Beltway

I’ve got two Afghanistan-related posts up at OTB today, and neither one of them brings good news.
First, my comments on reports of a U.S. Army Platoon that appears to have gone on a mass murder spree targeted at innocent Afghans.
Second, it appears that, once again, an election in Afghanistan has been tainted by allegations [...]

Judge Napolitano On Wikileaks: The Government Needs To Be Exposed Because The Government Lies To You

by @ Sunday, August 8th, 2010. Filed under Afghanistan, Foreign Affairs, Individual Liberty, Politics

This is pretty much how I feel about the Wikileaks story:

Republicans Against The War In Afghanistan

by @ Friday, July 30th, 2010. Filed under Afghanistan, Foreign Affairs

From last night’s Rick’s List:

Ron Paul On Michael Steele And Afghanistan

by @ Tuesday, July 6th, 2010. Filed under Afghanistan, Foreign Affairs, Politicos & Pundits, Politics, Ron Paul

Ron Paul is one of the few Republicans supporting Michael Steele’s statements on Afghanistan:

Ron Paul: End The War In Afghanistan

by @ Tuesday, June 29th, 2010. Filed under Afghanistan, Foreign Affairs, Politicos & Pundits, Politics, Ron Paul

Sounds good to me:

War Blogging

by @ Sunday, June 27th, 2010. Filed under Afghanistan, Foreign Affairs

A few Afghanistan-related items from my today over at OTB:
Americans Growing Weary Of Endless War
and
Endless War Causing Trouble At The Top ?
Also, to complete the trifecta, something from last week:
The Real News From The McChrystal Interview: The Troops Aren’t Happy

Stanley McChrystal Channels Douglas MacArthur, And Not In A Good Way

My take on what is likely to be the big news of today and tomorrow over at Outside The Beltway.
And, here is the Rolling Stone article which started it all:
The Runaway General

Pentagon Report Finds Little Progress In Afghanistan

by @ Friday, April 30th, 2010. Filed under Afghanistan, Foreign Affairs

Well this is not encouraging:
KABUL, Afghanistan — A Pentagon report on the last six months in Afghanistan portrays an Afghan government with limited credibility among its people, a still active if not growing insurgency and an enormous reliance on American troops to train, outfit and finance the country’s defense forces for the foreseeable future.
The report, [...]

No Wonder We’re In Such A Mess In Afghanistan

by @ Wednesday, April 28th, 2010. Filed under Afghanistan, Foreign Affairs

Take a look at one of the Powerpoint slides used in a briefing for top American Commanders in Afghanistan:

Onward To Victory !

Taliban May Be Poisoning Afghan Girls So They Cannot Attend School

by @ Monday, April 26th, 2010. Filed under Afghanistan, Foreign Affairs, Islam, Religion

If this is really the result of a deliberate act, it’s really pretty sick:
KABUL – More than 80 schoolgirls have fallen ill in three cases of mass sickness over the past week in northern Afghanistan, raising fears that militants who oppose education for girls are using poison to scare them away from school.
The latest case [...]

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