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Amanda Terkel

Hamid Karzai Longs For 'Golden Age' Of The Bush Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Longing for the early years of the Bush administration, Afghan President Hamid Karzai has been consumed by anti-U.S. conspiracy theor...

Which Top Afghanistan Officials May Be The Next To Go?

AOL News | andrea stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama said he accepted Gen. Stanley McChrystal's resignation because it was "time for all of us to come together." But some observers...

McChrystal's Self-Inflicted Disaster Must Become Obama-Led Learning Moment

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Obama should use this mistake by McChrystal as a learning moment -- reminding the nation that the President is the Commander-in-Chief.

Afghanistan: Investing in Insurgents

Patricia DeGennaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Patricia DeGennaro

Just press 're-set.' That approach may work for Russia, but Afghanistan? I wouldn't count on it. When is comes to dealing with Afghanistan, inevitably one's understanding of "what is" and "what things seem to be" becomes pretty clouded.

Karl Eikenberry Papers: US Afghan Ambassador's Report Warned Against Troop Escalation (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Many people are skeptical of President Obama's escalation of the war in Afghanistan, sending an additional 30,000 troops there in an effort to boost U...

Does Obama Have A 'Credibility Gap' On Afghanistan?

Mother Jones | David Corn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama is still working on his big decision: what to do about the Afghanistan war? On Wednesday, he held another Situation Room strate...