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Koran Burnings

In Afghanistan, the Dam Breaks

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.16.2012 | World
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

The war for hearts and minds is over. It's lost in Afghanistan, and it's lost at home. The president and Congress should do us all a favor and stop letting people get killed for it, and get our people out of there.

U.S. Considers Faster Afghan Withdrawal In Wake Of Violence

New York Times | Posted 05.13.2012 | World

The Obama administration is discussing whether to reduce American forces in Afghanistan by at least an additional 20,000 troops by 2013, reflecting a ...

Sorry's Not Good Enough in Afghanistan. Here's Why

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 04.29.2012 | World
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

It turns out that after all this time, all these lives, and all this money, not only have we not won over the Afghan street, we've not even won over the hearts and minds of the people we're giving guns and paychecks.

It's Time to Speed Up the Timeline for Leaving Afghanistan

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 04.28.2012 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

If Eisenhower could accept a stalemate in Korea and Nixon could sign a deal with Vietnam that allowed American forces to extricate themselves, Obama can move the troops out of Afghanistan much faster than on the timeline of December 2014.

Sam Stein

McConnell Urges Media To Ignore Quran-Burning Pastor

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Even as a Florida pastor claimed he was canceling his plans to host a Quran-burning event this weekend, the top rungs of the federal government attemp...