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McKiernan 'Embarrassed' By Removal From Top Post In Afghanistan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

General David McKiernan was "dismayed, disappointed, and more than a little embarrassed" when he was ousted as the commander of NATO forces in Afghani...

David McKiernan Steps Down From Top Afghanistan Command Post

AP | PAULINE JELINEK and ANNE GEARAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama fired the top U.S. general in Afghanistan on Monday, replacing him with a former special forces commander in...

McKiernan Gets Control of Disputed U.S. Raids In Afghanistan

Inter Press Service | Gareth Porter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON, Mar 20 (IPS) - U.S. Special Operations forces in Afghanistan, whose commando raids and airstrikes against suspected Taliban targets have...

John McCain's Blundering Week On Foreign Policy

Patrick Barry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Patrick Barry

This week, John McCain's positions on critical foreign policy issues such as Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan have all been undermined.