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War in Afganistan

Afghanistan War Is Not a Just War

Nake M. Kamrany | Posted 07.06.2013 | World
Nake M. Kamrany

How do these costs measure up against the benefits of the war? What benefits were there for the United States in Afghanistan war? How did the security of the United States improve by occupying numerous villages or imprisoning thousands of Pushtun villages in Afghanistan?

Why You Should Show Our Female Vets Some Love

Lisa Cypers Kamen, MA | Posted 04.17.2013 | Impact
Lisa Cypers Kamen, MA

In February, we're told that our minds should revolve around foil-wrapped chocolates, bouquets of flowers and celebrating how much our loved ones mean to us. But we should also remember the military women struggling to return to their civilian lives as mothers, wives and friends.

What Was the Most Underreported Story of 2012?

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 02.22.2013 | Media
Tom Engelhardt

The real reporting crisis involves the inability of the mainstream to connect the dots, almost any dots, or display any kind of historical memory, or include in its daily reporting the sort of information that would make real sense of the "news."

Mr. President, Mr. Romney, Tell Us Please Why You Support American Soldiers Continuing to Remain in Afghanistan

Ed Koch | Posted 10.27.2012 | New York
Ed Koch

Mr. President and Mr. Romney, why do both of you continue to support our remaining in Afghanistan? Please tell us why.

Who Should We Attack Next?

Tom McNichol | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Tom McNichol

The United States is now fighting three wars simultaneously. But why stop at three when we have the world's largest and most expensive military?

Bob Woodward To Diane Sawyer About Obama's First Days In Office: 'It's A Cold Shower' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Bob Woodward discussed his hotly anticipated new book, "Obama's Wars," with Diane Sawyer on ABC's "World News" last night. "You do have a heart-poun...

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...

Honor Those Fighting Without Guns?

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

The start of the story... 6 Americans Killed In Afghanistan, Part Of Medical Team KATHY GANNON | 08/ 7/10 12:50 PM | KABUL, Afghanistan -- Ten...

War Veterans, PTSD And The Media

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

Veterans carrying invisible wounds with debilitating emotions already suffer from the kind of shame that has them isolate themselves and when the pain gets too bad and prospects too dim

Obama Shifts Focus To Iraq, Afghanistan Wars

CNN | Ed Henry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX, Arizona (CNN) -- President Obama will take a brief hiatus from his health care push on Monday and turn his focus to the wars in Iraq in Afgha...

Afghan Baby Shot Dead In Botched US Raid

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A US troop raid on a suspected al-Queda link in Afghanistan went tragically awry Wednesday, resulting in the death of five civilians, including a seve...