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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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Afghan war explodes to life in ‘The Hornet’s Nest’ movie trailer, poster

PRESS RELEASE: The Hornet’s Nest is a groundbreaking and immersive feature film, documenting the drastic turn of events when a single day, routine strike turns into nine intense days of harrowing combat against More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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Lessons from America’s failed Afghanistan partnership

U.S. Air Force photo by by Senior Airman Grovert Fuentes-Contreras PRESS RELEASE: 9-Year Aid Worker Shares Observations from the Front Lines By the end of this year, the United States will have spent more than $102 More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, October 8th, 2013
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Vietnam Vets arrested at Memorial for violating ‘curfew’

Police reportedly arrested several anti-war veterans and other protesters at the Vietnam war memorial in New York City Monday night after they refused to leave the site after the 10 p.m. curfew time. Police gave More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 13th, 2013
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US consulate in Afghanistan attacked after anniversary of 9/11 by Taliban, 3 dead

A huge explosion rocked the area near the U.S. consulate in Afghanistan’s Herat province early Friday during a heavy gunfight between militants and security forces, officials said. The attackers sped towards More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 11th, 2013
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai says US and ‘war on terror’ made Islamic radicalism worse, ‘explain’ to Muslims

Afghan President Hamid Karzai is asking whether an increase in radicalism across an Islamic world “in turmoil” is the result of the U.S.-led campaign against terror. In a speech on Sunday, he said the U.S. “needs More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, April 7th, 2013
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Nato airstrike kills 6 militants, but also claims the lives of 11 children and 1 woman

A Nato air strike has killed 11 children and a woman in eastern Afghanistan, according to local officials. The strike targeted militants in the Shigal district of restive Kunar province, which is on the border More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, April 7th, 2013
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Car bomb attacks in Afghanistan kill 6 Americans, 1 Afghan doctor and injured 10 others

Six Americans were killed Saturday in Afghanistan in two separate incidents.  Five of them, including two civilians, were killed when their State Department convoy was struck by a car bomb as it headed to a local More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, March 22nd, 2013
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Sens. Paul, Merkley and Brown send letter to President Obama: ‘It is time to bring our troops home’ from Afghanistan

“Mr. President, our valiant men and women have fought bravely in Afghanistan for over a decade. But after twelve years of conflict, it is time to bring our troops home.” Rand Paul at CPAC 2013Image/Video More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, June 24th, 2011
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Transcript President Obama’s speech on Afghanistan troop drawdown

Good evening. Nearly 10 years ago, America suffered the worst attack on our shores since Pearl Harbor. This mass murder was planned by Osama bin Laden and his al Qaeda network in Afghanistan, and signaled a new More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, June 16th, 2011
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Neocons Losing Hold Over Republican Foreign Policy

photo donkeyhotey Nearly ten years after seizing control of Republican foreign policy, neoconservatives and other hawks appear to be losing it. That is at least the tentative conclusion of a number of political More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, April 26th, 2011
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Wikileaks: Guantanamo Bay conditions detailed, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed warns of nuclear bomb

WikiLeaks, the controversial whistleblower website run by Australian Julian Assange, has released yet another cache of highly secret, highly controversial documents – this time about the U.S. detention facility More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, October 14th, 2010
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Strykers: Did attitude lead to Afghan killings? Is Col. Harry Tunnell to blame for Calvin Gibbs hit squad?

When a Stryker brigade from Joint Base Lewis-McChord arrived in Afghanistan last year, its leader, Col. Harry Tunnell, openly sneered at the U.S. military’s counterinsurgency strategy. The old-school commander More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, July 15th, 2010
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Meet the Neocons: Max Boot

Who are the neocons or neoconservatives? This group of men and women from academia and think tanks has the ears of presidents and members of congress. For the most part they work behind the scenes, steering US foreign More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, June 17th, 2010
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Robert Gates Demands Congress OK War Funds by July 4

Defense Secretary Robert Gates told senators Wednesday that the Pentagon will have to do “stupid things” if Congress doesn’t approve a $33 billion supplemental spending request by July 4. The military sought More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, June 1st, 2010
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Mustafa Abu al-Yazid, Afghanistan’s head of al-Qaida has been ‘killed in Pakistan drone strike’

Mustafa Abu al-Yazid, head of al-Qaida in Afghanistan, killed last month, Pakistan and US security officials believe Pakistani and US security officials say they believe the head of al-Qaida in Afghanistan has been More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, January 27th, 2010
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Tim Graney’s criticism of Ron Paul’s approach to foreign policy

Tim Graney writes on his own web site the following statement, “His Weak, Stick-Your-Head-In-The-Sand Foreign Policy” concerning Ron Paul’s constitutional look at foreign policy. Ron Paul at the 2007 National More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, January 13th, 2010
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Is there any difference between the war policy of Obama and Bush?

President Barack Obama with the Nobel Prize medal and diploma during the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Raadhuset Main Hall at Oslo City Hall in Oslo, Norway, Dec. 10, 2009. Image has been cropped from original. More...


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