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The Richard Holbrooke Memorial Peace Talks to End the Afghan War

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

The uncompleted challenge of Richard Holbrooke's diplomatic career was a peace deal in Afghanistan. While being prepared for the surgery during which he died, he told his family members, "You've got to stop this war in Afghanistan."

94 Billion Reasons to Rethink Afghanistan

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
ZP Heller

As the situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan continues to deteriorate, Congress will decide this week whether to approve $94.2 billion in supplemental wartime spending.

Lawrence Korb and I Debate Military Escalation in Afghanistan (Video)

Katrina vanden Heuvel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Katrina vanden Heuvel

I believe the more responsible and effective strategy moving forward is to take US-led military escalation off the table, begin to withdraw US troops and support a regional diplomatic solution.