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Afghanistan: Petraeus Gets Ready

So, General Petraeus has given testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee on his opinions and plans for Afghanistan in the coming year. The highlights: -The July 2011 deadline is only the beginning of the withdrawals not the “abandon ship” date some … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: If You Can’t Beat Them, Integrate Them

The US/Karzai coalition is now going full steam ahead with the Taliban reconciliation plans, with over $100 Million being pumped into the project. It is a vital step. It is becoming clear that the Taliban cannot be comprehensively defeated. So, lets … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: Things Going Right, Things Going Wrong And What Might Happen Next

Gizab is the exact sort of story you want to hear coming out of a place like Afghanistan. I won’t repeat all the details, you can read it yourself. But it’s what America, and the free world, wants to see. … Continue reading

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