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It’s time to leave Afghanistan, now!

We left Iraq long before we should have; Iraq has no history of democracy. With our armed forces in the country for another decade or so (like we did in Germany and Japan after WWII) we could turn over most of the fighting to the Iraqis, but we’d be...

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We’re leaving Iraq

Each day the number of convoys leaving Iraq is growing as the political requirement that we withdraw approaches. In one sense, we have no option, as withdrawal by the end of this year was agreed upon at the political level. However, leaving before...

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President O at the DAV

President Obama spoke to the DAV earlier this week. To say that his speech was void of integrity would be an understatement. Ignoring his own opposition to the liberation of Iraq, supporting our troops and the surge, Obama spoke as if all’s...

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Germany is waiting, too

The Pentagon says any surge into Afghanistan will be a challenge due to the poor infrastructure in the country. The talk was presuming that there would be such a surge. President Obama continues his deliberations.br /In response Germany’s...

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Afghanistan and Opium

The primary cash crop in Afghanistan is the opium poppy—that’s one of the big challenges there. The terrorists like the crop and sell it world-wide to finance their activities. The rest of the world recognizes that the Afgan people need a crop, but...

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