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Withdrawing from Iraq, Reinforcing Afghanistan

Posted July 25, 2008 | 12:16:21 (EST)

The events of this week served to underline the fact that the war on terrorism was always really about Afghanistan and Pakistan, and that President George W. Bush's splendid little adventure in Iraq was always a sideshow, even though it siphoned off the biggest chunk of manpower and resources.

The...

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How Dare They Rip The Fourth Amendment?

Posted July 5, 2008 | 18:28:55 (EST)

Early next week the U.S. Senate will vote on an extension of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, with a few small amendments intended to immunize telecommunications corporations that assisted our government in the warrantless and illegal wiretapping it has grown to love.

That such a gutting of the Fourth Amendment...

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It's Not Over, Over There

Posted December 20, 2007 | 19:58:38 (EST)

In a remarkable and rare display of both caution and good sense, no one in the Bush administration has begun doing victory laps over the good news coming out of Iraq.

Yes, the numbers of American troops and Iraqi civilians dying there have fallen sharply in the past...

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Good Riddance to Them All

Posted November 21, 2007 | 21:24:23 (EST)

There was little for the unindicted co-conspirators of the Bush administration to give thanks for this week as the clock winds down on the 14 months they have left in power.

With former White House press secretary Scott McClellan spilling the beans on who told him to lie to the...

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Wake-up Call

Posted September 26, 2007 | 20:46:00 (EST)

Once again, the Bush administration is flimflamming the hapless Democratic majority in Congress into rushing an important piece of legislation into law without serious thought or debate about the implications.

Although Congress passed a temporary extension of the FISA law in August that carries it through to February, the administration...

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