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No Immunity for US Troops: Why Hamid Karzai Punted to Loya Jirga

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 12.14.2013 | Politics
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

Immunity for U.S. troops post-2014 isn't going to happen. It's a political non-starter. No Afghan presidential candidate, queuing for the April 2014 elections, can support it, nor do the Afghan people want immunity for foreign troops.

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.