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Joshua Hersh

Generals Who Revolted Over Iraq Mostly Embrace Hagel | Joshua Hersh | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama's nomination of Chuck Hagel to be secretary of defense elevates a man who made his reputation as an unabashed critic of the war...

Amanda Terkel

Bipartisan Group Of Lawmakers Introduce Afghanistan Withdrawal Legislation | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Feb. 17, 2009, President Barack Obama announced that he would be sending 17,000 more troops to Afghanistan. The move, he argued, was ...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Lawmakers Planning Meeting To Explore Alternatives In Afghan War | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three Republican lawmakers who have been outspoken on the war in Afghanistan are trying to push their party to start debating alternativ...

The Veterans' Trust Fund

Tom Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Andrews

2010-11-11-gt.jpgIf you are looking for a truly meaningful way to observe Veterans Day, watch this short film.

McChrystal Must Resign - or Be Fired

Jon Soltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jon Soltz

What cannot be allowed to stand is when General McChrystal believes in his strategy for Afghanistan more than the command structure and order of the Armed Forces, and his duty to uphold it.

How General McChrystal May Have Hurt Himself

Jon Soltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jon Soltz

From Generals MacArthur to Shinseki, history has taught us that trying to pressure your commander-in-chief from the outside almost never results in a change of opinion from the president.

The Pentagon's Spin Machine

Jon Soltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jon Soltz

As far as too many networks are concerned, retired senior officials with no experience in the current conflicts are more credible than the troops who actually fought in the wars.