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Afghanistan: Time To End This War

Western officials are hoping the violent outburst after the careless Koran burning at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan will not happen again. Despite their deepest desires there is no doubt that it will. This was not the first furious demonstration against the U.S. and its NATO partners, who Afghans consider occupiers, and it definitely will […]

Today’s Take – As the World Turns

This week’s earthquake is all but a distant memory. After covering it incessantly for several hours, showing the horror of the tremor that knocked chairs over and shook the CNN newsroom, most news stations went back to their continuous coverage of “the almost fallen” “yet to fall” “inevitable fall” of Qaddafi and his regime in […]

Afghan Policy Remains in the Dark Ages

This article was originally posted on The Huffington Post. Shoot ‘em, whack ‘em, bomb ‘em. Are we not tired of this type of approach? It’s like a perpetual sequel of The Terminator. Let’s face it, President Obama gave a fairly strong speech. No, it wasn’t great. However, this is not because the President lacks commitment […]