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In June, President Obama wowed the Muslim world with his Cairo speech. In December, he struck out with his Afghanistan speech.
As the United States escalates the war in Afghanistan, poets speak out.
U.S. military strategy in Afghanistan is built on two coups, one in Kabul and the other in Islamabad.
The president's goals in escalating the war in Afghanistan are deeply flawed. Just ask the Russians.
An assessment of what Obama said -- and what he didn't say.
The negotiators in Copenhagen are likely to address only half the story, argues columnist Walden Bello.
The United States can learn from the mistakes made in Iraq to craft a new approach to Afghanistan.
George W. Bush has a cafe and a street named for him in Tirana. Is a statue next?
Escalation has just brought more death and destruction. More escalation could close off opportunities for a political solution.
President Obama is on the verge of making a profound mistake by sending more troops to Afghanistan, argues columnist Conn Hallinan.