Without a new strategy - not the slow downsizing of the Afghanistan war over the next decade - there will indeed be difficult days ahead.
Steve Cooper, a longtime trade union, civil rights activist and member of the Los Angeles Metro Club of the Communist Party died recently in Los Angeles. He was 77.
Kofi Annan told a Cairo news conference this week that his top priority is to end the violence and deliver badly needed humanitarian aid.
The American people know that to stop the killing in Afghanistan there is only one option: get all the U.S. troops out of there.
Once the executions took place on June 19th, 1953, the fatal errors could not be undone.
Wars are fought because some people decide it is in their interests to fight them.
Within both the Obama and Netanyahu administrations, officials hold conflicting views.
Prisoners think that in areas where the U.S. forces withdraw and turn over control to the Afghan Army, that army begins to cooperate with the Taliban.
What all this scare talk has done is allow the U.S. military to muscle its way into cyber security in a way that could allow it to monitor virtually everything on the Internet.
The question being asked is whether the assault was a "fog of war" incident or a calculated hit.