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Afghanistan Timetable

U.S. Planning A Force To Stay In Afghanistan | Posted 11.26.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — American and allied military planners are drawing up the broad outlines of a force that would remain in Afghanistan following the hando...

Now Is the Time to Leave Afghanistan

Mark W. Schleisner | Posted 04.30.2012 | World
Mark W. Schleisner

The U.S. government has given all kinds of reasons we can't leave now, and to be honest, they sound remarkably similar to all the reasons the U.S. said it couldn't leave Vietnam for years.

Amanda Terkel

Kirsten Gillibrand's Big Afghanistan Announcement | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While President Obama has said that U.S. combat forces will begin leaving Afghanistan in July 2011 and be fully out by 2014, the pace of...

A House That Votes for Peace: Is There a Path to 218?

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

On July 1, 2010, there was a vote on the floor of the House of Representatives which, if you were a Democrat representing a Democratic district, was as revealing of who you are on issues of war and peace as a TSA porno-scanner.

Richard Haass: Let's Un-Surge In Afghanistan

Wall Street Journal | RICHARD N. HAASS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Obama administration has completed its third review in two years of U.S. policy toward Afghanistan and Pakistan. It argues the current approach is...

Obama: Afghanistan Deadline An 'Obsession' For Some

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TORONTO (Associated Press) - President Barack Obama said Sunday that there's "a lot of obsession" about the withdrawal date for U.S. troops from Afgha...

Robert Gates Says Afghan Drawdown Timing Is Definite, Yet Flexible | DAVID STOUT and BRIAN KNOWLTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- Officials from the Obama administration and the Pentagon tried on Thursday to reassure worried senators, telling them that plans to begi...

Russ Feingold: A Flexible Timetable To Bring Troops Home From Afghanistan | RUSS FEINGOLD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After nearly eight long years, we seem to be no closer to the end of the war in Afghanistan. In fact, given the current buildup of U.S. troops and the...