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Asserting War Powers, House Moves to End Afghanistan, Libya Wars
World  (tags: Afghanistan war, Libya, Iraq war, africa, conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, government, humanrights, middle-east, society, terrorism, violence, war, world )

- 2972 days ago -
Twenty-six Republican members of the House voted in favor of the McGovern-Amash amendment, roughly a 200 percent increase in the number of Republicans voting against open-ended continuation of the war from thenine Republicanswho voted for the McGovern-->
Burn, Baby, Burn
World  (tags: americans, American politics, Afghanistan war, conflict, corruption, death, ethics, freedoms, government, humanrights, iran, iraq, middle-east, politics, society, violence, war, world )

- 3231 days ago -
So the friggin' SECRETARY OF DEFENSE took time off running all our wars to call some nutjob preacher in Florida. And we have to witness the sissy sight of Gen. Petraeus begging from Afghanistan for this nutjob preacher not to burn a Koran. -->
The Burning Numbers (War and Deception)
World  (tags: afghanistan, Afghanistan war, American politics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, conflict, corruption, crime, death, freedoms, government, humanrights, iraq, news, politics, society, violence, war )

- 3233 days ago -
"Because fanaticism and ignorance is forever busy, and needs feeding." - Inherit the Wind- 9/11 is a number - A sacred number for us, and them, and the world of war. One man and then another set the world on fire and millions continue to burn.
We Owe the Troops An Exit
World  (tags: afghanistan, Afghanistan war, americans, American politics, American troops, british troops, conflict, corruption, death, government, humanrights, iraq, middle-east, politics, society, soldiers, troops, violence, war, world )

- 3241 days ago -
We learned on Saturday that our so-called partner in this forlorn war, Hamid Karzai, fired a top prosecutor who had insisted on, gasp, fighting the corruption that runs like a crippling disease through his country.
WikiLeaks and War Crimes
World  (tags: afghanistan, Afghanistan war, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, conflict, corruption, freedoms, government, middle-east, news, politics, society, terrorism, usa, violence, war, world )

- 3249 days ago -
Four months before WikiLeaks rocketed to international notoriety, the Robin Hoods of the Internet quietly published a confidential CIA document labeled "NOFORN" (for "no foreign nationals")--meaning that it should not be shared even with US allies.
The US Isn't Leaving Iraq, It's Rebranding the Occupation
World  (tags: Afghanistan war, Iraq Five Years Of War, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, corruption, death, government, iraq, middle-east, politics, Refugees&Relief, society, troop withdrawal, violence, war )

- 3264 days ago -
The US isn't withdrawing from Iraq at all - it's rebranding the occupation. Just as George Bush's war on terror was retitled "overseas contingency operations" when Obama became president, US "combat operations" will be rebadged from next month as _> READ
Wiki-Tiki-Tavi? The Mongoose Is Loose
World  (tags: Afghanistan war, america, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, corruption, death, government, iraq, middle-east, politics, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, violence, war )

- 3272 days ago -
In our United States of Amnesia there is a thin, carefully manufactured line between truth and spin, between real and computer-generated and, apparently, between heroes and traitors. The fact is, today's heroes are the whistleblowers.
Is Wikileaks Release of the War Logs Afghaistan's Cronkite Moment?
World  (tags: afghanistan, Afghanistan war, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, death, government, news, politics, society, violence, war )

- 3276 days ago -
Afghanistan has a history of being unconquerable by foreign forces, something we witnessed first-hand when we helped the mujahideen repel the Soviet Union after its 1979 invasion. What was supposed to make our military action in Afghanistan different-->
Doctors Helped Refine Harsh Methods
World  (tags: Afghan, afghanistan, Afghanistan war, ethics, torture, torture evidence )

- 3326 days ago -
Afghan Doctors used to refine torture and water boarding under alleged care for their health according to newly released documents.
War in Afghanistan Evokes Second World War Parallels
World  (tags: war, usa, death, Afghanistan war, Kandahar, NATO, increase, WW2, parallel, SEATO, ANZUS, Pentagon )

- 3384 days ago -
With the Pentagon and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization planning the largest military campaign in the Afghan war this summer in the south, Kandahar province, a complementary offencive in th north, Kunduz province, and increased troop strength of
What Do You Really Know About Afghanistan?
World  (tags: afghanistan, Afghanistan war, America. human rights, history, interesting, informatiion, pictures )

- 3419 days ago -
Through photographs and an excellent history and background learn about this country and it's culture. Our troops are there shouldn't we at least be aware of where it is and who the people are? Take the quiz after reading the article.
Cash Will Be Key Weapon in Afghanistan
World  (tags: war, conflict, world, Afghanistan war, usa )

- 3513 days ago -
Dollars will be a significant part of the U.S. arsenal in the ramped-up battle against the Taliban. Money will also be widely distributed as development aid.
Soviet Commander: U.S. Faces Similar Afghan Fate
World  (tags: war, politics, world, Afghanistan, Afghanistan war, conflict, usa )

- 3513 days ago -
A former commander of Soviet forces in Afghanistan has warned history is being repeated in the war-ravaged country as the United States and its allies become increasingly mired in an "unwinnable war."
Obama Plans to Send 34,000 More Troops to Afghanistan
World  (tags: Afghanistan war, USA troops, violence, conflict, death )

- 3521 days ago -
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama met Monday evening with his national security team to finalize a plan to dispatch some 34,000 additional
Obama's Great Afghanistan Gamble
World  (tags: world, Afghanistan, Afghanistan war, usa, obama )

- 3706 days ago -
Everyone knows 17,000 more troops can't win the war in Afghanistan. So what's the exit strategy?

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