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Your Taxes at War

Jeff Danziger | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Hundreds Of Afghan Soldiers Detained, Fired

Reuters | Mirwais Harooni | Posted 11.04.2012 | World

(Adds comments by Allen, phone call by Rasmussen) * Kabul acts on evidence or suspicion of links to militants * Afghan t...

More Afghan Soldiers Deserting The Army, NATO Statistics Show

The Washington Post | Posted 11.03.2011 | World

KABUL — At least one in seven Afghan soldiers walked off the job during the first six months of this year, according to statistics compiled by NATO ...

Al Qaeda Woes Fuel Talk Of Reducing Troops In Afghanistan | MARK LANDLER and HELENE COOPER | Posted 08.18.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- As the Obama administration nears a crucial decision on how rapidly to withdraw combat forces from Afghanistan, high-ranking officials s...

David Wood

After $30 Billion U.S. Investment, Afghan Troops Not Ready To Take Over | David Wood | Posted 08.06.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- U.S. and allied military trainers are making "significant'' progress on the Obama administration's "exit strategy" from Afghanistan, a s...

Sam Stein

Lindsey Graham: Permanent U.S. Presence In Afghanistan Would Be 'Enormously Beneficial' | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW HAVEN -- There was, with really no notable exception, an absence of discussion of the Afghanistan war during the course of the 2010 campaign. But ...

Who Will Pay for the Afghan Military? The Question Congress Must Answer Now

Tommy Sowers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tommy Sowers

While U.S. doctrine states that the future Afghan military will be too few to secure Afghanistan, logistics portend that the future Afghan military will be too many for Afghanistan to maintain.

US Troops Carrying Out 'Battlefield Executions' In Afghanistan, Seymour Hersh Says (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Investigative journalist Seymour Hersh says that US forces in Afghanistan are carrying out what he referred to as "battlefield executions" of prisoner...

Trust Between American, Afghan Forces Difficult To Come By

Politics Daily | David Wood | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Army Staff Sgt. Ronald J. Spino, a combat medic, was helping unload supplies at a remote base in Afghanistan last week when a dispute broke out betwee...

Loot For Troops: More Pay Means More Afghan Enlistment

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A recent pay increase for Afghan troops and police appears to have resulted in a surge of applicants, said the top U.S. military official for Afghan s...