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Gutting Our Government's Peace Agency: Savings Equals 3 Hours in Afghanistan

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

Cutting $42 million not only eliminates a bipartisan institution, but weakens America's ability to prevent violent conflicts overseas and sends the message that America cares little about peace.

Reality Check: Afghans Blame Us, Not Insurgents

Jonathan Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jonathan Horowitz

If Afghans don't trust the international community to act in their best interest, how can the international community's most ambitious strategies that require local cooperation ever succeed?

"It's Not the Numbers, It's the Strategy." Vice President Biden, November 2009

Matthew Hoh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Matthew Hoh

If this December's review is nothing more than a repeat of last year's incomplete decision making process, then the United States and her interests will be done a disservice by our nation's leaders, both uniformed and civilian.

Anti-Muslim Propaganda Is Taking an Ugly Turn

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

Worst to me is the airtime given to outright bigots like the pastor who intends to have the mass book burning of the Koran. Talk about finding a way to win the hearts and minds of the Muslim world!

Are Israeli-US Relations at a Tipping Point?

Patricia DeGennaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Patricia DeGennaro

It is not only the Obama Administration that lacks a necessary backbone when it comes to Israel, but the larger United States Congress does as well.

AF"Lack" -- NATO's AWOL Allies in Afghanistan

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

President Obama's remarks highlight how quickly and seamlessly his national security team was able to construct a commendably hard and soft power approach to the AFPAK crisis.