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Why Are We in Afghanistan?

Stanley Kutler | Posted 03.01.2014 | Politics
Stanley Kutler

Obama and his advisors have the primary task to define and assert the American national interest. Afghanistan is not the place. What have we gained after more than 12 years?

Top U.S. General Confident In Afghans

AP | PATRICK QUINN | Posted 01.30.2013 | World

KABUL -- The top commander of U.S.-led forces in Afghanistan believes government security forces have improved faster than expected and will be ready ...

General Back In Action After Potentially 'Inappropriate' Emails Surface

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 01.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Gen. John Allen has returned to Kabul to resume his duties as the commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, more than a wee...

David Wood

In Midst Of Petraeus-Allen Scandal, War In Afghanistan Roars On | David Wood | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

As word began leaking out last Friday that CIA Director David Petraeus would resign because of an extramarital affair, a firefight erupted in Eastern ...