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Ground the Drones … Lest You Reap the Whirlwind

The MQ-9 Reaper taxies into Creech Air Force Base, Nev., home to the newly reactivated 432nd Wing. U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Larry E. Reid Jr.Source: USAF.Down Where the Predators Live: Getting a Closer Look at the Killer DronesBy Kathy … finish reading Ground the Drones … Lest You Reap the Whirlwind

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Pakistanis Not So Optimistic About US Policy

Taleban supporters in Swat, 21 February 2009.Pakistan pessimism at Obama revampBy M Ilyas Khan / March 27, 2009 Pakistan’s foreign minister may have welcomed the new Obama regional initiative but the immediate feeling among political commentators was generally one of … finish reading Pakistanis Not So Optimistic About US Policy

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The Explosion at the Shrine of Rahman Baba

The explosion badly damaged Rahman Baba’s Shrine. AP Photo/Muhammad Sajjad.Uprooting Flowers on Pakistan’s FrontierBy James Caron / March 14, 2009 Some time before dawn on the 5th of this month, there was an explosion in the main building at the … finish reading The Explosion at the Shrine of Rahman Baba

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Tom Hayden : Congressional Hearings on Afghanistan and Pakistan a Must

Proposed Focus of Congressional Hearings on Afghanistan and Pakistan As Obama inherits Bush’s wars, this is an important moment for Congress to assert a new role in critical oversight and not repeat the dysfunctional deadlocks between the executive and legislative … finish reading Tom Hayden : Congressional Hearings on Afghanistan and Pakistan a Must

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Afghanistan : Hello? Obama Actually Wants Plan Before Sending Troops?

War scene at the time of then Presidential candidate Barack Obama’s July 28, 2008, visit to Afghanistan. President Barack Obama is refusing to be rushed into his first decision to send troops into combat, an early sign he may be … finish reading Afghanistan : Hello? Obama Actually Wants Plan Before Sending Troops?

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Obama Government Bombs Pakistan

Obama bombs Pakistan – from warrantless wiretaps to bombing in countries we are not at war with and who understandably object to this invasion and murder of their people. I am not euphoric yet. Substitute “Austin” for “Pakistan” in the … finish reading Obama Government Bombs Pakistan

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Memo to Obama : We Must Rethink Afghanistan Policy

Afghani Taliban: closer ties with Al Qaeda. Americans need an open and full discussion of the grim situation in Afghanistan, and the Obama administration needs to set very limited objectives. The public needs to know that the situation in Afghanistan … finish reading Memo to Obama : We Must Rethink Afghanistan Policy

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Pakistan: Urgent Foreign Policy Matter for Obama

This matter becomes all the more urgent with Pakistan moving troops to the Indian border because of the threats coming from that nation over the Mumbai attack. Purohit has some fine suggestions for the incoming administration in order to establish … finish reading Pakistan: Urgent Foreign Policy Matter for Obama

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Juan Cole: Obama’s Greatest Foreign Policy Challenge: The Complexity of Pakistani Politics

President Asif Ali Zardari of Pakistan holds up a picture of his late wife, Benazir Bhutto, before addressing the 63rd United Nations General Assembly Sept. 25 in New York. Photo: Reuters/Eric Thayer.Does Obama understand his biggest foreign-policy challenge?By Juan Cole … finish reading Juan Cole: Obama’s Greatest Foreign Policy Challenge: The Complexity of Pakistani Politics

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Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Barack Obama, Religious Dialogue and a Response to Mumbai

‘He should be clear that the serious adherents of ALL religions should be condemning the use of violence in the name of their own as well as other religions, and that this should be true when Christians, Jews, Muslims, Hindus, … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Barack Obama, Religious Dialogue and a Response to Mumbai

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Similar to What Occurred in Cambodia During the Vietnam War

Click to enlargeRaids into Pakistan: What U.S. authority?By Howard LaFranchi / September 15, 2008 Bush’s orders to send special forces after Taliban militants have roots in previous presidencies. Reporter Howard LaFranchi talks about the US military’s raids inside Pakistan, looking … finish reading Similar to What Occurred in Cambodia During the Vietnam War

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How Will We Stop These Illegal US Incursions?

U.S. forces conducted one such raid in South Waziristan, a tribal area, on Sept. 3. Here, Pakistanis protest that action two days later in Lahore. On Wednesday, Pakistan’s army chief said he wouldn’t allow foreign troops to fight on his … finish reading How Will We Stop These Illegal US Incursions?

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