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Winning The War in Afghanistan One Meeting at a Time

Franz-Stefan Gady | Posted 11.06.2013 | World
Franz-Stefan Gady

Afghans have taken charge again of their own destiny. The American officers at the security meeting were witness to this change on the ground. Having not been asked to contribute to the discussion, they were silent observers to the intricate issue of Afghan inter-service coordination.

Afghan Forces Not Worried About U.S. Departure

Franz-Stefan Gady | Posted 11.04.2013 | World
Franz-Stefan Gady

In traditional insurgent hotbeds such as Zormat, dominated by the fiercely independent Mansur tribe and flooded with insurgents from Pakistan, this means that Afghan government forces have to adopt flexible strategies in dealing with the enemy if they are to channel their resources.

Nothing to See Here, Folks: Covering Up a Massacre in Afghanistan

Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Derrick Crowe

What does it mean for McChrystal's people to apologize for killing innocent people and lying about it, only to have them turn around and keep repeating the same behavior? Why should we be moved or lend credulity to such apologies?


Kathy Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kathy Kelly

If the US public looked into a mirror reflecting the civilian atrocities in Afghanistan, we would see ourselves as people who have paid for war crimes committed against innocent civilians.