Taliban under attack in area where U.S. soldiers killed – Reuters

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Taliban under attack in area where U.S. soldiers killed
Mon Oct 5, 2009 9:48am EDT  
Eight U.S. soldiers killed in east Afghan battle
By Amin Jalali
ASADABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) – Foreign and Afghan forces launched an assault on Monday against a group of Taliban in an area of eastern Afghanistan where the militants killed eight American soldiers at [...]

“Wars of choice” and cheap partisan rhetoric by Michael Barone

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“Wars of choice” and cheap partisan rhetoric
By: MICHAEL BARONE
Senior Political Analyst
10/04/09 12:14 PM EDT
In my Sunday Examiner column, I looked at Barack Obama’s apparent change of heart on Afghanistan. I took aim at his characterization, made as recently as August 17, of Afghanistan as a “war of necessity,” as compared to Iraq, which he and [...]

FRONTLINE Coming Soon Obama’s War PBS – VIDEO

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“Obama’s War” a moving preview of our fighting men in Afghanistan.

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YON: The Greatest Afghan War by Michael Yon – Washington Times

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The Greatest Afghan War

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
By Michael Yon
 October 1, 2009 
The Greatest Afghanistan War has deteriorated so noticeably that one can now feel the enemy’s growing pulse. Each month it beats steadier, stronger, and in 2010 it will finally be born.
On Sept. 11 in Kandahar, a South African civilian working without security was visibly upset – not at [...]

A war of necessity turns out not so necessary by Michael Barone

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A war of necessity turns out not so necessary
By: MICHAEL BARONE
Senior Political Analyst
October 4, 2009
“This is not a war of choice,” Barack Obama told the Veterans of Foreign Wars on Aug. 17. “This is a war of necessity. Those who attacked America on 9/11 are plotting to do so again. If left unchecked, the Taliban [...]

War in Afghanistan – FOXNews.com – VIDEO

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Should more US troops deploy to Afghanistan

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Détente and the Bunker – Weekly Standard

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Détente and the Bunker
How to oppose a president’s disastrous foreign policy.
by Elliott Abrams
10/12/2009, Volume 015, Issue 04
The appearance in Washington last week of Iran’s foreign minister, while the blood is not yet dry from his government’s continuing suppression of student protests, is a reminder of the disastrous foreign policy path the Obama administration has [...]

A REMINDER 2/18/09 – Obama’s war: Deploying 17,000 raises stakes in Afghanistan – USATODAY.com

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Soldiers with the U.S. Army’s 6-4 Cavalry prepare for patrol last month at a combat outpost in eastern Afghanistan. About 36,000 U.S. troops are in the troubled nation. 
By Bob Strong, Reuters

A REMINDER  
2/18/2009 10:04 AM 
Obama’s war: Deploying 17,000 raises stakes in Afghanistan
By Susan Page and Tom Vanden Brook, USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — Barack Obama, whose presidential [...]

U.N.’s Afghan vote fraud row shows split in West – Reuters

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U.N.’s Afghan vote fraud row shows split in West
Thu Oct 1, 2009 4:42pm EDT  
By Peter Graff – Analysis
KABUL (Reuters) – A U.S. diplomat’s scathing charge that the United Nations effectively let Afghanistan’s election be stolen has exposed the international community’s disunity and may help explain Washington’s new doubts about the war.
The outcome of the [...]

BREAKING NEWS-Strategic Meeting-FOXNews.com-VIDEO

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Obama talks Afghanistan with advisers on war in Afghanistan

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