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Afghanistan Withdrawal Timetable

Showdown in Brighton on British Troops in Afghanistan

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

If the British go, the pretense of an "international military coalition" likely will have to be largely abandoned, as Britain is the greatest non-U.S. contributor of troops.

Senator Kennedy's Most Important Vote

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Naiman

Only a few have noted what Senator Kennedy himself said was the most important vote he ever cast in the U.S. Senate: his vote against the U.S. invasion of Iraq.

Feingold, Breaking Washington Taboo, Calls for Afghanistan Withdrawal Timetable

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

Yesterday, Senator Russ Feingold of Wisconsin broke a Washington taboo. He called for a "timetable" for withdrawal of U.S. military forces from Afghanistan.