We have clear evidence that there may be an ongoing policy of collective punishment and expulsion, war crimes under international and US law, happening in Afghanistan, and it’s time for the House oversight committee to investigate.
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Joe Klein urges Obama to play chicken with Congress over the war in Afghanistan.
War is not politics, it is violence – murder – on an enormous scale. It does not lead to democracy, security, or good governance, it leads to anger, humiliation, and above all else, more violence.
The ability for the United States to project power abroad – to protect its national security interests – is broken.
Now is the time to rethink your position on the war in Afghanistan.
According to the New York Times and Congressman Joe Sestak, most people really aren’t concerned about the war in Afghanistan. What do you think?
The state of the Anti-War movement in the United States and Pakistan, and the consequences for politicians in 2010.
Afghanistan needs a free press, not only for the sake of their journalists’ lives, but it’s absolutely fundamental to improving their government, their laws, and their society as whole.
In the wake of General McChrystal’s firing, supporters of his counterinsurgency strategy have shifted to the blame game. Their target? US Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry. But is Eikenberry really at fault, or has he been right all along?
A new RAND report recommends a US-Pakistan nuclear deal, modeled after a similar agreement with India, as part of the US counterinsurgency strategy in Afghanistan. And that’s just crazy.