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Ambassador Ryan Crocker

Former U.S. Ambassador Arrested For DUI, Hit-And-Run

AP | NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS and GENE JOHNSON | Posted 08.23.2012 | Crime

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Former U.S. ambassador Ryan Crocker is facing hit-and-run and drunken driving charges in Washington state after striking a semi-truc...

Joshua Hersh

US Ambassador To Afghanistan Tries To Keep Upbeat Outlook After Assassination Of Peace Official

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 05.13.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- The U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan tried to preserve an upbeat perspective on peace talks in an interview on Sunday, a day that ...

Joshua Hersh

U.S., Afghanistan Sign Crucial Troop Agreement

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 04.23.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- With a pact that still leaves a number of substantive, and potentially deal-breaking, issues to negotiate, the United States and...

US Envoy: A Hasty Iraq Withdrawal Could Bolster Al Qaeda

AP | ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — A hasty departure of U.S. troops from Iraq would carry severe risks, including bolstering al-Qaida and threatening Iraqi progress towa...

Jason Linkins

Joe Biden On Iraq: Staying Is "Killing Us"

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Joe Biden continued to press his argument against the administration's strategy on Iraq across the TV dial this morning. On the Today Show, h...

Jason Linkins

WaPo's Milbank Compares GOP Lawmakers To Prostitutes

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As extraordinary as it may be to see Republican lawmakers throwing dispute and critique in the direction of White House darling General David Petraeus...

Jason Linkins

Crocker Continues To Conflate Sunni Resistance With al Qaeda

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the problems at the root of the so-called "surge" is that it was sold as a means to bring about a broad reconciliation between warring factions...

Jason Linkins

Crocker Vastly Overstates Progress On Iraq Benchmarks

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Earlier this morning, Ambassador Ryan Crocker and Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) took time out from the rigors of their Iraq War hearings to play a little...

Jason Linkins

Evan Bayh Cautions: Don't 'Take Marching Orders From Osama bin Laden'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Soft-spoken Senator Evan Bayh (D-IN) may have been the last questioner of this morning's hearings on Iraq, but he ended up being a highlight of the he...

Jason Linkins

Biden Flummoxes Crocker With God Question

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Joe Biden may not have impressed enough voters while he was out on the stump to sustain his campaign, but he truly finds his stride in the com...

GOP Loyalist Says State Department Brought "Worst Of America" To Iraq

ABC News | Jonathan Karl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a confidential memo, a long-time Republican operative who has served in the U.S. embassy in Baghad for the past year says the State Department's ef...