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Afghanistan War Withdrawal

U.S. Planning A Force To Stay In Afghanistan

www.nytimes.com | Posted 11.26.2012 | Home

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

It's Time to Speed Up the Timeline for Leaving Afghanistan

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 04.28.2012 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

If Eisenhower could accept a stalemate in Korea and Nixon could sign a deal with Vietnam that allowed American forces to extricate themselves, Obama can move the troops out of Afghanistan much faster than on the timeline of December 2014.

The Afghan Road to Peace Could Start in Bonn

Lisa Schirch | Posted 01.31.2012 | Home
Lisa Schirch

A more comprehensive Afghan peace process will enjoy greater public support, legitimacy, sustainability, and ultimately lead to more democratic governance.

10 Reasons to Bring Our Troops Home From Afghanistan on 10th Anniversary of War

Rep. Jackie Speier | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics
Rep. Jackie Speier

With bin Laden dead and al Qaeda largely gone from Afghanistan, I believe it is long past time to bring our troops home. On this 10th anniversary, I offer 10 reasons we should end the war in Afghanistan.

How to Schedule a War: The Incredible Shrinking Withdrawal Date

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tom Engelhardt

Practically speaking, the answer to when the Afghan War will be over is: just this side of never. As with any clever time traveler, every date that's set always contains a verbal escape hatch into the future.