Posts Tagged ‘withdrawal’

The global authority Newspeak on Afghanistan is remarkably unified — in its approval of the war, unified approval of Hamid Karzai’s coronation, and unified disapproval of Mr. Karzai when he began requesting a time-table for withdrawal. (more…)

Gareth Porter on AntiWar Radio with Scott Horton discussing his recent article, “Commanders in Iraq Challenge Petraeus on Pullout Risk”, and today’s article where he compares Obama’s 17,000 troop surge with LBJ’s ’65 surge into Vietnam in the face of a nearly $600m new embassy in Iraq and his $60m Afghan prison expansion. (more…)