The horrible murders allegedly committed by an American have not changed U.S. national interests: to stop the return of Taliban rule, to prevent the reestablishment of terrorist sanctuaries and to limit the destabilization of... more ››
A month ago, the one sure thing about Afghanistan was that the U.S. would not withdraw troops before November 2012, staving off potential disaster until after the elections.
Now that assumption is no longer certain. more ››
Gas prices and bad news from Afghanistan aside, the presidential gods seem to be looking more favorably on Barack Obama these days. Not only are job numbers rising, but as the campaign debates have revealed, the U.S. president's... more ››