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Posted on: Jan 25, 2010, Source: AlterNet

In West Point speech, President Obama was crystal clear: American troops would begin to withdraw from Afghanistan in July 2011. General Petraeus is trying to move the goalposts.

Posted on: Jan 20, 2010, Source: AlterNet

In the shadow of the Afghanistan war, corrupt officials live in opulent homes while poor people sell their children for food.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2010, Source: AlterNet

A wave of suicide bombers and gunmen attacked Kabul on Monday, January 18, 2010.

Posted on: Jan 17, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The U.S. strategy in Afghanistan is failing if measured by the standards proposed by General Stanley McChrystal during his confirmation hearings in June 2009.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The Afghanistan war is a breeding ground for corruption, and it’s not just the corrupt Afghan government that’s feeding at the trough.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Afghan protesters were killed today when a tense protest erupted in response to rumors that foreign forces desecrated a copy of the Koran.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The Associated Press reports that President Obama "plans to ask Congress for an additional $33 billion to fight unpopular wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Gen. Stanley McChrystal says the tide is turning in Afghanistan. He's wrong.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2009, Source: Return Good for Evil

Korb is one of the driving intellectual forces behind the liberal embrace of the Afghan war under the Obama administration.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2008, Source: Brave New Films

Will the new president play into their hands?