Nation Topics - US Wars and Military Action
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There is ferocious repression across the Middle East. Why are the UN's sights trained only on Libya?
One hundred seventy-eight House Democrats voted for Jim McGovern's measure to accelerate withdrawal from Afghanistan, sending a united antiwar Democratic message to the president.
A pro–Iraq War conservative Republican now fiercely opposes the war in Afghanistan.
Bin Laden's death offers President Obama a chance to end the war in Afghanistan and to prevent one in Pakistan.
President Obama is on the verge of deciding how many troops to pull out of Afghanistan starting this July—and whether he'll pull them all out by December. His second term rests on his getting the US out of the war.
Now that Osama bin Laden is dead and Al Qaeda is scattered around the globe, does it really make sense to keep using over 100,000 U.S. troops to occupy Afghanistan and prop up a corrupt government? Over a dozen members of Congress don’t think so.
President Barack Obama delivered a national address on Sunday, May 1 to explain the operation that led to Osama bin Laden's killing.
Will he risk multiple military quagmires or campaign on a pledge to pull troops out of Afghanistan and Pakistan and drones out of Pakistan and Libya?
How often do empires end well, really? They live vampirically by feeding off others until, sooner or later, they begin to feed on themselves, to suck their own blood, to hollow themselves out.
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