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McChrystal Method - Script Coverage

Mike Bonifer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Bonifer

A character like Stanley McChrystal cannot afford to show vulnerability to his enemies, and by enemies I mean anyone who would prevent The 40,000 from going into production with him as its star.

Sam Stein

Dems: No Blank Check On Afghanistan Despite General Agreement With Obama | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic lawmakers stressed on Tuesday that there was no consensus on whether to hand President Obama a blank check to escalate the war in Afghanist...

Ten Short Explanations for Obama's Afghan Surge

Barton Kunstler, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barton Kunstler, Ph.D.

Many of Obama's supporters are trying to figure out why he keeps pursuing policies we thought we were voting against. I can't figure it out, but I've come up with some possible explanations.

30,000 More Troops Means More Goodbyes: The Impact Of War

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

President Obama's announcement of increased deployments in Afghanistan was sure to elicit strong opinions from around the country. Though all American...

Afghanistan Troop Levels May Rise To 60K, Says Chairman Of Joint Chiefs Of Staff

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(CBS) U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan could rise to as high as 60,000 over the next 12 to 18 months, says Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. ...

Pentagon Plans To Keep 20,000 Troops Inside US To Bolster Domestic Security

Washington Post | Spencer S. Hsu and Ann Scott Tyson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The U.S. military expects to have 20,000 uniformed troops inside the United States by 2011 trained to help state and local officials respond to a nucl...

12,000 More Troops Headed To Afghanistan

US News & World Report | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Pentagon will be sending 12,000 to 15,000 additional U.S. troops to Afghanistan, possibly as soon as the end of this year, with planning underway ...