The War Party Embraces Obama by Justin Raimondo
Afghan student gets 20 years instead of death for blasphemy – The war policy is failing to produce freedom in Afghanistan.
Moving Towards a ‘Grand Bargain’ in Afghanistan by Jim Lobe – “Increasingly frustrated by the “downward spiral” that the U.S. intelligence community sees in Afghanistan, the Pentagon appears to be moving in support of engaging leaders of the resurgent Taliban who are prepared to disassociate themselves from al Qaeda.”
Obama: Bush plan for Afghanistan not enough – Obama is not antiwar: “Obama said if elected in November, he will remove troops from Iraq in a measured but methodical way and send more into Afghanistan. He recently proposed sending two brigades, or about more 7,000 troops, into Afghanistan, while withdrawing one or two brigades a month from Iraq.“ Also notice the rhetoric directed at Pakistan.
Blind Spot: Afghanistan in Canada’s Federal Election by Neil Kitson
October 23rd, 2008