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PHOTOS: In Nebraska, An Evening Under The Stars

CarsTravelFood | Posted 06.22.2012 | Travel
CarsTravelFood

If you're already in Nebraska for the annual Sandhill Crane migration or if you simply appreciate wildlife in America and are looking for some place to go for a nice road trip, another interesting only-in-Nebraska event is that it's prairie chicken mating season.

Connecting the Dots

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 04.15.2012 | Gay Voices
Aubrey Sarvis

Ending DADT can be traced directly back to those extraordinary civil rights leaders who bravely fought discrimination and second-class citizenship. It's important to keep drawing these dots and making these connections. Let us not forget to remember.

End the Confusion: Certify "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Repeal Now

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 09.06.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

The decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to prohibit the Pentagon from enforcing the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT) law has caused new and unnecessary confusion as this protracted process continues to languish without final resolution.

1,500 Broken Promises from Afghanistan War Backers

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

With Memorial Day coming up, we should take a moment to consider something that's gone largely unremarked in the mainstream media: more than 1,500 troops have now died in a war the American people oppose.

Mike Mullen: Gaddafi Could Cling To Power In Libya

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) WASHINGTON — The U.S.-led international military assault on Libya could achieve its stated goals without forcing Moammar Gaddafi from power...

From McChrystal to Petraeus: From Fry Pan To Fire?

Sandy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandy Goodman

If getting American troops out of Afghanistan in the shortest feasible time is still the president's aim, I don't think he can expect much support from the new man he's put in charge there, Gen. David Petraeus.

Friday Talking Points [110] -- Left Still Waiting For Rahm Apology

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Democrats need to realize that they still have the biggest majority in both houses of Congress that they are likely to see in their lifetimes.

Matthew Hoh Resigns: State Department Official Quits Over Afghan War

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A former Marine who fought in Iraq, joined the State Department after leaving the military and was a diplomat in a Taliban strongho...

The Pentagon's Awkward "If" Problem

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

That we can or should allow gays to serve openly only after -- or iff -- we end one or both wars is the most obvious of red herrings. It will take years for the wars to "end."

President Obama Likely to Announce Afghan Decision Between Nov. 7 and 11

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sources tell ABC News that as of now President Obama will likely announce his decision about a new strategy in Afghanistan at some point between the A...

Obama Has Decided To Send Almost 40,000 Troops To Afghanistan: CBS News

CBS News | Font Size Print E | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Obama has settled on a new strategy for Afghanistan. CBS News correspondent David Martin reports that the president will send a lot more tro...

Mullen "Infuriated ... Appalled" By Suppressed Detainee Abuse Photos

CNN | Mike Mount | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Images of detainee abuse at the hands of U.S. troops, which President Obama has barred from public view, so "infuriated" the nation's highest-ranking ...

Mullen Advises 'Measured' Approach To Gay Policy

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The nation's top military officer said Sunday he has advised President Barack Obama to move "in a measured way" in changing the "do...

Bush Appointees Gates, Mullen, Bernanke Likely To Stay On Under Obama

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As President-elect Barack Obama prepares to fill top positions for his incoming government, he faces a stubborn reality: Some of the key individuals h...

John McCain's Blundering Week On Foreign Policy

Patrick Barry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Patrick Barry

This week, John McCain's positions on critical foreign policy issues such as Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan have all been undermined.