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Lieutenant Colonel Davis, Death and Deception in Afghanistan

Matthew Hoh | Posted 04.07.2012 | World
Matthew Hoh

Over the last several months, at great risk to his career and personal life, LTC Davis has documented the deliberate misleading of the American people and Congress by the leaders of the Department of Defense. He has done his nation and the U.S. Army a tremendous service.

Please Mr. President! Some Truth About Afghanistan

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

The Pentagon is in something of a panic over America's longest war. How can a bunch of lightly-armed mountain tribesmen in turbans fighting only part-time battle the world's most powerful armed forces to a standstill?

Cheney's "Privileged" Interview Already Leaked By Personal Lawyer

Emptywheel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

You know how Obama's DOJ claims that we can't see Cheney's interview with Patrick Fitzgerald because it's privileged? Well, Dick Cheney's lawyer alrea...

Intel Estimate Muddied Iran's Nuclear Intent

Inter Press Service | Gareth Porter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON, Feb 13 (IPS) - President Barack Obama and Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair did not appear to be on the same page this week...

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.

Intel Goes Down the Memory Hole Again

Harry Shearer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Harry Shearer

It's no surprise this latest NIE has fallen down the administration's memory hole, but what excuse do those in the media have for sipping the amnesia juice?

Iraq: The 2 Key Differences Between Obama and McCain that Must be Emphasized

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

The minimal non-negotiable distinction must be that Obama will tell the Iraqis we are leaving, that our commitment is not open-ended. McCain will not.

Is McCain Building An Iran War Drum?

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Palevsky

Kowtowing to an Israeli fear of Iran, McCain used the AIPAC forum to reinforce his three most dubious and dangerous policy claims and beat the drums of war.

Max Follmer

In Wake Of Intelligence Report, Rivals Pounce On Clinton's Iran Vote | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new assessment by the nation's intelligence community that says Iran halted its covert nuclear weapons program in 2003 provided fresh ammunition Tue...