Posts Tagged: surge
The Pentagon is now calling its operation in Iraq "New Dawn." But for Iraqis, as columnist Frida Berrigan points out, it just means same occupiers, different day.
From Okinawa to Guam, citizens are making the best-laid Pentagon plans go awry.
Mexico's drug war is a failure. Ciudad Juarez, Laura Carlsen points out, is the epicenter of this failure.
The two most populous countries in the world have a great trade relationship. But, as columnist Conn Hallinan explains, they are also on the verge of war.
Contrary to what the president believes, violence is not the answer.
U.S. military strategy in Afghanistan is built on two coups, one in Kabul and the other in Islamabad.
Palin and Biden both uttered an alarming number of false and misleading statements.
There's no light at the end of the tunnel, laments columnist Conn Hallinan in a comparison of the battle of Basra to the Tet offensive.
Five years after the U.S. invasion of Iraq, observes columnist Zia Mian, the costs of war stagger the imagination.
Refugees returning to Iraq and order returning to the country? Think again.