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General Eikenberry

Mr. President, Bring All of Our Soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq Home, Now

Ed Koch | Posted 08.27.2011 | New York
Ed Koch

One June 24, 2011, President Barack Obama told our nation of his plans for withdrawing U.S. military forces from Afghanistan. He told us, "We will be...

The Meaning of the Eikenberry Cables

David Bromwich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Bromwich

It is inconceivable that a president acting on a candid estimate of the commitment he was requiring of his country, would, in response to the Eikenberry cables, bow to the generals and increase troop levels in Afghanistan.

Matthew Hoh Speaks Grim Truth To Power

Roger Morris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Roger Morris

Matthew Hoh embodies the bravery America needs in Afghanistan policy-making. Implored by Amb. Eikenberry to stay, he chose to forgo a prized career in order to speak out. We too know that agony.

Inside This Morning's White House Afghanistan Meeting: Anger With Eikenberry, ‘Beef' With McChrystal

washingtonindependent.com | Spencer Ackerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Update, 8:50 a.m.: I am retracting this post, published yesterday, titled "Inside This Morning's White House Afghanistan Meeting: Anger With Eikenberr...

Gen. Stanley McChrystal and Ambassador Karl Eikenberry To Testify On Afghan War

washingtonpost.com | Michael D. Shear and Scott Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The top U.S. general and the U.S ambassador in Afghanistan have been told to prepare to testify before Congress as early as next week, according to Wh...

Afghanistan: Accusing Karzai

Patricia DeGennaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Patricia DeGennaro

Sure some of this mayhem is Karzai's fault and he may not be the best for Afghanistan in the future, but we, the international community, must leave that decision to the Afghans.