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Obamas War

Slinking Out of Afghanistan? No Sir!

Dorian de Wind | Posted 01.03.2015 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

While about 9,800 U.S. troops will remain in Afghanistan to support such a non-combat "train, advise, and assist mission," approximately 24,000 troops will be going home under President Obama's "drawdown plan" before the end of the year.

Whack-A-Mole: Our Strategy for Permanent War

Jeff Faux | Posted 11.29.2014 | Politics
Jeff Faux

Words like "empire" and "imperialism" do not appear in the mainstream media. We opt instead for the comforting euphemisms -- "exceptional," "unique," "indispensable." Neither will our leaders admit the obvious -- that we have volunteered to sacrifice our youth and our treasure to keep our right to be the world's policeman, judge, jury and executioner.

David Wood

Battered and Bloodied, But U.S, Taliban Not Ready For Peace Talks

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 06.14.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- As the Afghan war’s 10th fighting season gets underway, both U.S.-led troops and Taliban insurgents are battered and bloodied. Militar...

Obama's War On Inequality

Slate | Jacob Weisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wasn't reversing the decades-long trend toward income inequality supposed to be the big theme of the Obama administration? The new president sounded i...

Obama's War... Really?

John R. Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John R. Price

How do you honor our nation's fallen when so few of us know or care about the wars we are fighting? How do you honor our nation's fallen while still opposing the war in Afghanistan?

Woodward's Obama Book On Sale Today

Political Bookworm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The book only lands in stores today but it already feels like it's been around a while. The Washington Post and the New York Times have bashed out new...

Bob Woodward's 'Obama's Wars'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Journalist and author Bob Woodward's hotly anticipated new book "Obama's Wars," scheduled for release on Sept. 27, has been making waves on the Intern...

The Generals' Revolt

Rolling Stone | Robert Dreyfuss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In early October, as President Obama huddled with top administration officials in the White House situation room to rethink America's failing strategy...

Inside Obama's First Afghan Military Campaign (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VBS TV --- In the summer of 2009, Ben Anderson traveled to the Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan to document the first military campaign ordere...

Eight Weeks of America's War, Not Eight Years of "Obama's War"

Jonathan Morgenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Morgenstein

The Obama administration is trying to salvage the situation in Afghanistan after the Bush Administration lost the war over eight years.