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Get the Deal or Get Out of Afghanistan

There is simply no justification for having a single American killed or wounded on the Afghan battlefield if all is certain to come to naught in a year’s time or less.

Actions, Not Words

The administration has been too reluctant to take concrete steps in the Middle East and Afghanistan.

The "Ugly American" Trainers

Efforts to prepare the Afghans to fend off the Taliban on their own suffer from cultural tone-deafness.

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Another Death Another Reason to Leave

Another high-profile assassination in Afghanistan. Make no mistake: the insurgents are running the show.

Base Building in Afghanistan?

Too bad President Obama won't address America's expanding permanent presence in the cockpit of Asia during his State of the Union.

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April 17, 2014