November

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Jobs, not bombs

President Obama's decision to send 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan has generated skepticism and dismay among his supporters. And rightly so.

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New chapter in U.S.-India relations

There is substantial symbolism in this week's visit of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to the United States.

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Why an Afghan surge will fail

Before buying into an escalataion strategy, the Obama administration should spend some time examining the August 12 battle of Dananeh.

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Next steps in Afghanistan

One of the Obama administration's most important actions has been its decision to thoroughly review U.S. objectives, goals and strategy in Afghanistan.

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Obama, the Karzai brothers & the ghost of Najibullah

In 1992 Afghan President Najibullah issued a warning. Unfortunately, it was rejected.

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Rethinking national security

Last week President Obama signed a military spending bill that begins to turn our nation in a new, better direction. But there is a long way to go.