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AP

The Afghan electoral crisis intensified as officials responsible for declaring final results from the August presidential ballot refused to accept findings of a UN investigative panel that would force a runoff, those involved in the process said.

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Campaign for Liberty

New York Times Magazine takes a look at the current commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan General Stanley McChrystal's Afghanistan war recommendation and notes the "magnitude of the choice" now facing President Obama "is difficult to oversta

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BBC

Four US soldiers have been killed by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan, Nato-led forces have said. Two of the servicemen died in the blast on Thursday, and two others died later from their wounds.

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Washington Times

Senators diverted $2.6 billion in funds in a defense spending bill to pet projects largely at the expense of accounts that pay for fuel, ammunition and training for U.S. troops, including those fighting wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Every day that Obama fiddle farts around and delays action on his field commanders request for help (MORE TROOPS) cost lives for those already on the ground. Obama needs to get off his NOBEL ass and do his JOB!

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Washington Post

An investigation of allegedly fraudulent ballots in Afghanistan's troubled election has reduced President Hamid Karzai's portion of the vote to about 47%, an outcome that will trigger a runoff between him and his closest competitor.

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 Instead of risking being beaten by cops and soldiers at protest rallies people around the world should have bought gold.  You don't have to subject yourself to LRADS. Max Keiser was in good form in his latest radio broadcast. MAX SAID

Letters to the Editor • Global
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 Lets take a look at what the outcome of American non involvement by our military. Suppose the O'man decided to call back all troops and the war materials from every place in the world.  We have troops in 120+countries, the first American

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AP

At least 85,000 people lost their lives from 2004 to 2008 in Iraq's violence, according to the first official report by the Iraqi government on the death toll since the war begun. 85,694 people were killed from 2004-08, and 147,195 were wounded duri

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The Guardian

The prime minister said that he had agreed in principle to increase the size of the British force, from 9,000 to 9,500, provided the Afghans supplied more troops, the right equipment was available and other countries made a contribution.

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We overthrew the Taliban government in 2001 with less than 10,000 American troops. Why is it the more troops we send, the worse things get? If the Soviets bankrupted themselves in Afghanistan with troop levels of 100,000, why are we determined to f

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AP

The Pentagon is speeding up delivery of a colossal bomb designed to destroy hidden weapons bunkers buried underground and shielded by 10,000 pounds of reinforced concrete. Call it Plan B for dealing with Iran, which recently revealed a long-suspected

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Christine Smith's Blog

Listening to numerous discussions on talk radio shows across the nation about Obama’s receipt of the Nobel Peace Prize, I was struck by the observation that no one mentioned what is to me the single most important (and obvious) objection to it.

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AP

The mission in Afghanistan is in "serious jeopardy" and needs more troops to turn the tide against an increasingly potent Taliban insurgency, the head of the Senate Intelligence Committee said, putting her at odds with an influential Democratic colle

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McClatchy News

As the Obama administration reconsiders its Afghanistan policy, White House officials are minimizing warnings from the intelligence community, the military and the State Department about the risks of adopting a limited strategy focused on al Qaida, U

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