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Afghanistan Review

AP: U.S. Reviewing Afghan War Plan To Assess Withdrawal

ROBERT BURNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration has begun its review of whether the administration's Afghan war strategy is working well enough to start w...

Conyers, McKeon: Petraeus Must Testify on Afghanistan Review

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

People rightly complain that there is not enough reporting about Afghanistan policy. Put Petraeus on the witness stand; I guarantee the press will come.

Afghanistan 'Review' Shows Need for Journalism on Classified Information

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

The top line of the story the administration is presenting is "progress." But the assessment of 16 U.S. intelligence agencies gives a very different picture, and the public needs to know that in order to have an informed opinion.

Afghanistan Situation At Its Worst In Thirty Years, Says Red Cross

Reuters | Jonathon Burch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The U.S. review of President Barack Obama's Afghan war strategy has identified areas of important progress, the White House said, with the decision a ...

U.S. Predicts Heavier Fighting This Winter In Afghanistan

AP | ANNE GEARAN and DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan — The latest White House review of the war in Afghanistan to be released Thursday will show that coalition forces ...

Reviewing Afghanistan

Sen. Tom Udall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Tom Udall

As I await the promised December 2010 review of our current progress in Afghanistan, I have become worried that many inside the administration may be attempting to downplay what is included within the report.

Amanda Terkel

Congressional Staff Predict Renewed Focus, Skepticism On Afghanistan Next Year | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The war in Afghanistan was barely mentioned at all in the midterm elections, pushed aside in favor of jobs, the deficit, and yes, even w...