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Entries by Tom Engelhardt from 05/2010

How Many Times Have You Seen This Headline?

| Posted 05.05.2010 | Media

"Afghan lawmaker says relative killed after U.S. soldiers raided her home." After nine years in which such headlines have appeared with unceasing regularity, I could have written the rest of it myself while on vacation.

Obama's Flailing Wars: A Study in BP-Style "Pragmatism"

| Posted 05.16.2010 | Politics
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When it comes to Washington's ability to control the situation, Pakistan and Afghanistan might as well be 5,000 feet underwater. Like BP, Obama's officials, military and civilian, seem to be operating in the dark.