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Afghanistan Bananastan

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Republicans are using the Obama-McChrystal episode as an opportunity for fear-mongering. Sen. John McCain said ignoring McChrystal's troop request would be "an error of historic proportions."

The Writing on the Wall in Kabul

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

An election held under the guns of a foreign occupation army cannot be called legitimate or democratic. That's a basic tenet of international law. Charges of a rigged election are correct.