The solution to the Afghanistan morass is to create a new position: Chief Executive Officer of Afghanistan.
'Catch and release' policy draws fire in Afghanistan - Washington Examiner
More than 500 suspected Taliban fighters detained by U.S. forces have been released from custody at the urging of Afghan government officials
The reports of a rift between Karzai and Gen. Petraeus are greatly exaggerated and misleading.
High-level talks aim for an end to the Afghan War
NATO reports no enemy fire but Taliban spokesman says insurgents shot down helicopter in Afghanistan
Large parts of the country that were once completely safe, like most of the northern provinces, now have a substantial Taliban presence
Is Iran paying terrorists to kill U.S. troops? - The Sunday Times
Taliban is paid $1,000 by covert Iranian firms for each American service member killed in Afghanistan, sources tell The Sunday Times in London
South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham talks to TheDC about the troops withdrawal and the possibility of a political settlement with the Taliban
Negotiating With Terrorists - TheDC
Lawmakers suggest negotiations with the Taliban as the U.S. military prepares to leave Afghanistan next year
With Friends Like These ... - TheDC
State Department’s reasons for leaving out the ‘most barbaric group in the world’ unclear
British leave Afghan hotspot to Americans - The Guardian
British troops will pull out of Sangin, a remote district that has become the most deadly place in Afghanistan for Nato soldiers, being replaced by the 20,000 US troops already in the region
The attack wounded two soldiers, coming a day after Gen Petraeus warned of an ‘industrial strength insurgency’
At a Senate hearing yesterday (before U.S. CENTCOM commander General David Petraeus passed out from dehydration), it became glaringly obvious that “success,” if it’s even still achievable, will take far longer than July 2011
This Memorial Day we remember those who gave their lives so that we can enjoy freedom. We also think about those who are in harm’s way and pray for their safety and for their families here at home. For those families who lost loved ones the war never ends
Insurgents launched a brazen pre-dawn assault Wednesday against the giant Bagram Air Field
It was hailed as a game-changing breakthrough in the U.S. military’s effort to rally Afghan tribes
The Obama administration should focus on protecting Americans from terrorism while leaving nation-building in Afghanistan to the Afghan people
Pentagon: 'Afghan Taliban getting stronger' - LA TIMES
A Pentagon assessment, while expressing confidence in U.S. strategy, says the movement has flourished despite repeated assaults
The business of politicians is getting re-elected, and business is bad for President Obama and his cronies in congress. Failing domestic policies and two endless wars have White House and Pentagon spin doctors working overtime, especially on Afghanistan and recent ‘victories’ over the Taliban. But the inconvenient truth is that there is no Taliban, and the victories belong to Pakistan
An Australian security contractor working for an American company has been sentenced to death by an Afghan court for murdering a colleague and then trying to cover up the crime by staging a Taliban ambush.
It is the first time a foreigner working with the NATO coalition has been sentenced to death in Afghanistan.