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WASHINGTON -- For all the armchair generals advocating U.S. military intervention in Syria, I have a few questions: Is human suffering the reason for the United States to act? That is the noblest and most altruistic of motives, and the estimated 70,...
It was inspiring to see them side by side at Southern Methodist University in Dallas: Presidents Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama. For their service to this country, we are indebted to each one of them. It'...
Over 11 years, the United States has expended more than 2,000 lives and $620 billion fighting the war in Afghanistan and supporting the government of President Hamid Karzai. And what have we accomplished? You can get an idea from Karzai's statement...
Tags: Hamid Karzai, Taliban, Afghanistan, Government, Politics
The question that normally comes to mind when someone claims to know the future is why he's out hustling rubes for pennies with his purported clairvoyance, instead of using it to make a fortune and retiring to the South Seas. Of course, the answer is...
How do you convey to the world the American ideal of free speech or curious turns of phrase like "stump speech" and "gerrymandering"? Abderrahim Foukara does it daily, as Al Jazeera's bureau chief in Washington. I first met the Moroccan-born journalist at...
Tags: Geography, John McCain, Entertainment, Africa, Politics
Amid solemn commemorations on Tuesday's 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, President Barack Obama and other leaders emphasized how America has emerged stronger from the devastation that killed more than 2,900 people and forever changed the...
Here's an important fact you haven't heard much about in the presidential campaign: The armed forces of the United States are at war in at least four countries, and that number could increase any day. About 87,000 Americans are still fighting in...
The last two days have been a very bad spell in Afghanistan, with bombings that killed seven U.S. troops along with Afghan soldiers, police and civilians. But then, are there ever good days in Afghanistan? Dexter Filkins' piece in the July 9 & 16 New...
On Oct. 1, 2009, Gary Olson, head of the Political Science Department at Moravian College, said in a column in The Morning Call that the U.S. incursion into Afghanistan "has never been the 'good and necessary war' defended by President Obama." Olson said...
The Taliban claimed responsibility Friday for downing a Black Hawk helicopter in southern Afghanistan. "Yesterday (Thursday) evening Taliban fighters shot down a helicopter and killed all its passengers in Khanashen Dewalak area near Garmsir, southern...
Tags: Taliban, Afghanistan, NATO, News Agency, Time Warner Inc.
World NowPresident Hamid Karzai condemned an American-made film that crudely mocks Islam, galvanizing fears among Westerners that the Afghan leader's denunciation could be read as a go-ahead to stage violent protests....
L.A. NOWPfc. Geoffrey Quevedo, who lost an arm and foot in Afghanistan, refuses to give up. "I don't want to be treated like a baby by American society," he says....
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