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WAR: About that War

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Reuters

Afghan President Karzai has approved a controversial US plan for a new local defense force to help tackle the growing Taliban insurgency, which is a sensitive issue for Afghans who remember the notorious militias mobilised by the Soviets during their

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Washington Post

A spate of attacks, including a bombing outside an Afghan police base in Kandahar, killed 8 American troops and 3 police officers, NATO officials said, as the Taliban intensified resistance to coalition efforts to take control of southern Afghanistan

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Rense.com (Thanks Jeff!)

Without research, can you guess who wrote these words? Could be just about anybody these days...

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Christine Ahn, FPIF

Mike Prokosch is among the organizers of the 25% Solution campaign in Massachusetts, which aims to cut a quarter, or about $250 billion, from the Pentagon and other military agencies and institutions. The campaign wants to redirect this money to soci

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Rawstory

US soldiers in combat could use an assist from a civilian workforce while trying to rebuild war-torn nations, President Barack Obama said. Obama called for sending a "civilian expeditionary force" to Afghanistan and Iraq to help overburdened military

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