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And how’s that war on poppies going?

And lest we get completely distracted by Iraq War III, here's some breaking news from the frontlines of America's longest-running war (going on 13 years): Afghanistan. As you know, this life-destroying, mone... Read more...
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Surging in Afghanistan

Surging in Afghanistan The surge is on in Afghanistan! Unfortunately, what appears to be most effective is not the 30,000 additional US troops that President Obama has poured into this hellacious war in the ... Read more...
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Where Bush’s arrogance has taken us

Living under the imperial presidency DURING HIS GUBERNATORIAL DAYS IN TEXAS, George W let slip a one-sentence thought that unintentionally gave us a peek into his political soul. In hindsight, it sho... Read more...
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Yet the war goes on…

■ 3,300 American troops and hundreds of thousands of Iraqis are dead ■ Rumsfeld said the Iraq attack would cost $50 billion. The tab so far exceeds $500 billion ■ Almost two million Iraqis have fled the c... Read more...