President Obama went into damage-control mode Thursday, making a show of regret for the latest fallout over Obamacare and offering a stopgap measure.
Posted on Nov 14, 2013
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The U.S. Army (CC BY 2.0)
Compromise, conflict or collapse. Ask an Afghan what to expect in 2014 and you’re likely to get a scenario that falls under one of those three headings.
Posted on Jan 29, 2013
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Vox Efx (CC-BY)
Human nature and politics being what they are, Republicans will underestimate the trouble they’re in, and Democrats will be eager to overestimate the strength of their post-2012 position.
Posted on Nov 15, 2012
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Wikimedia Commons / The White House
Come July, foreign forces will begin withdrawing from Afghanistan, coinciding with President Hamid Karzai’s plan to begin
returning seven regions of his country back to local control.
Posted on Mar 22, 2011
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U.S. Marine Corps / Chief Warrant Officer 3 Philippe E. Chasse
Hamid Karzai and
NATO would like Afghan forces to take over the country’s security by 2014, a goal Pentagon spokesman Geoff Morrell calls “aspirational,” as in “There may very well be the need for forces to remain in-country ... ” (more jibber-jabber after the jump)
Posted on Nov 19, 2010
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