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Obama Must Learn to Play Cricket

Frankie Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Frankie Martin

Americans began to understand tribal culture and tribal codes of honor and hospitality. And they realized that organizations like Al-Qaeda were antithetical to traditional culture.

McCain: Afghanistan Situation Will Get Harder

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Sen. John McCain said Sunday that the situation in Afghanistan will get more difficult before it gets easier _ "just like t...

Iraq: Waiting To Re-Ignite For The Next President?

MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With the election only weeks away, msnbc.com is presenting the series Briefing Book: Issues '08 assessing issues and controversies that the next presi...

Iraq Violence Is Down - But Not Because Of The 'Surge': Newspaper

The Independent | Patrick Cockburn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As he leaves Iraq this week, the outgoing US commander, General David Petraeus, is sounding far less optimistic than the Republican presidential candi...

General William Odom Tells Senate Rapid Withdrawal Only Solution In Iraq

AfterDowningStreet.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TESTIMONY BEFORE THE SENATE FOREIGN RELATIONS COMMITTEE ON IRAQ By William E. Odom, LT General, USA, Ret. 2 April 2008 Good morning Mr. Chairman and...