Top Daily Stories

Jun 29 2010

COIN Toss

Foreign Policy - Mon, 2010-06-28 23:00
Is Hamid Karzai worth the fight in Afghanistan? We'd better learn the answer soon -- or give up the counterinsurgency game.
Jun 28 2010

I Don't Want to Hold Your Hand

Foreign Policy - Sun, 2010-06-27 23:00
How Saudi Arabia and the United States have grown apart.
Jun 28 2010

Abdullah's No Reformer

Foreign Policy - Sun, 2010-06-27 23:00
Those who predicted the Saudi monarch would bring real change to the kingdom had it wrong. His real goal has been to tighten his family's grip on power.
Jun 28 2010

McChrystal-Karzai Relationship Steers the News in Afghanistan

At War - Sun, 2010-06-27 23:00
Afghan newspapers suggest that General McChrystal's support for President Karzai's decisions could have been a factor in President Obama's decision to switch pull the switch on American leaders.
Jun 27 2010

Engine Troubles Lay Up USCG Cutter Polar Sea

Maritime News - Vessels - Sat, 2010-06-26 23:00
The U.S. Coast Guard announced an unexpected engine casualty aboard Coast Guard Cutter Polar Sea, one of the service's three polar icebreakers.
Jun 24 2010

The Karzai Factor

Foreign Policy - Wed, 2010-06-23 23:00
The Afghan president just lost his best friend in the U.S. government. And he's not happy about it.
Jun 24 2010

The David Petraeus I Know

Foreign Policy - Wed, 2010-06-23 23:00
The general's former executive officer talks about what to expect in Afghanistan.
Jun 24 2010

McChrystal Aftermath: Eikenberry Meets Kabul Press

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Wed, 2010-06-23 23:00
U.S. Ambassador Karl Eikenberry held a news conference in Kabul, Afghanistan, today, addresssing Afghan reporters' questions about the ouster of Gen. Stanley McChrystal and President Barack Obama's choice of Gen. David Petraeus to replace
Jun 23 2010

'None of This Is Easy'

Foreign Policy - Tue, 2010-06-22 23:00
Gen. David Petraeus agreed Wednesday to become commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan. In his testimony last week to the Senate Armed Services Committee, Petraeus portrayed an Afghanistan that is on the right track, but still has a long way to go before
Jun 23 2010

Text of Obama?s Remarks on McChrystal

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Tue, 2010-06-22 23:00
The White House's official text of President Barack Obama's remarks in the Rose Garden about Gen. Stanley McChrystal, who was replaced as the top commander in Afghanistan by Gen. David Petraeus.

 
 

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