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MADDOW: "We are about to break some serious news on this show." Actually, as she explains it was broken a bit earlier on Brian William's Nightly News-but Maddow's interview goes into greater ...
by catilinus
Comment Count 410 comments on Wed Dec 30, 2009 at 01:05 AM PST with 250 Recommends
Thought I would share this with you at Kos: sorry for not adding my own thoughts...or sharing too much, I am not much of a commentator, but I do visit frequently, etc. etc. etc. (also ...
by kpete
Comment Count 47 comments on Tue Jun 22, 2010 at 12:28 PM PDT with 51 Recommends
It has become obvious that the Pentagon and its supporters are waging information warfare against the commander in chief, President Barack Obama. Right-wing echo chamberlain John L. Perry of NewsMax.
by Jeff Huber
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Oct 01, 2009 at 10:52 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
In yesterday's rescued diary, A Point of Order: Generals Don't Have Friends , we had a short ...
by angelajean
Comment Count 59 comments on Thu Jun 24, 2010 at 09:48 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
Time magazine’s Joe Klein observes that the leak of Gen. Stanley McChrystal’s report on Afghanistan to Bob Woodward of the Washington Post was “a serious breach of conduct by ...
by Jeff Huber
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Sep 24, 2009 at 07:20 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
Brave New Foundation's Rethink Afghanistan project has been following the story about a night raid in Gardez by U.S. and Afghan forces (see ...
by dcrowe
Comment Count 46 comments on Sun Apr 04, 2010 at 10:21 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
Gen. Stanley McChrystal, commander in Afghanistan and Monty Python fan, has put on quite a show of insubordination in the past month or so in an attempt to cram his escalation plan down the world&...
by Jeff Huber
Comment Count 95 comments on Tue Oct 27, 2009 at 08:06 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
Hey ...
by johntully
Comment Count 85 comments on Sat Oct 16, 2010 at 12:05 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
The New York Times' David Brooks minimized General Stanley McChrystal's remarks in Rolling Stone magazine as "kvetching." For the Times' Maureen Dowd, McChrystal and his "smart-aleck aides" were ...
by Mel Goodman
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Jun 28, 2010 at 02:45 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
On Friday, the Commander of U.S. Forces Afghanistan, Gen. Stanley McChrystal, made a direct request to President Obama asking for the deployment of tens of thousands of more troops in Afghanistan. (...
by Ed in Michigan
Comment Count 24 comments on Sat Oct 10, 2009 at 11:08 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
Who’s the bigger fraud: Hamid Karzai or the phalanx of western toads who are hailing him as the “legitimate” president of Afghanistan? To review the bidding: Karzai appointed a ...
by Jeff Huber
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue Nov 03, 2009 at 06:18 AM PST with 27 Recommends
I've got a piece up ...
by barrettbrown
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Jun 24, 2010 at 12:14 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Yesterday U.S. troops in Kandahar opened fire on a civilian bus , killing at least five, wounding at least eighteen, with the death ...
by Battle4Seattle
Comment Count 65 comments on Tue Apr 13, 2010 at 11:02 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
In two separate newspaper columns over the last many months, I've argued that we are witnessing an intense assault on one of the most fundamental tenets of our constitution: the principle of the ...
by davidsirota
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Sep 22, 2010 at 01:49 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Troops In Afghanistan Mob Reporters, Seeking To Give Rolling Stone Interviews Richieville News Service - KABUL U.S. troops across Afghanistan eagerly sought out ...
by Richieville
Comment Count 67 comments on Wed Jun 23, 2010 at 09:07 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
---SEE CRITICAL UPDATE BELOW--- Just caught this on The Ed Show minutes ago. President Obama has finally arrived at his decision regarding a course of action ...
by DTG in STL
Comment Count 105 comments on Mon Nov 09, 2009 at 03:59 PM PST with 25 Recommends
National Security Adviser James Jones says, "Reports that President Obama has made a decision about Afghanistan are absolutely false." That’s maybe good news. It maybe means Obama is coming ...
by Jeff Huber
Comment Count 43 comments on Tue Nov 10, 2009 at 08:23 AM PST with 24 Recommends
Michael Hastings, the reporter famous for bringing down General McChrystal , is back in Rolling Stone with another ...
by Rebecca Griffin
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Feb 24, 2011 at 12:38 PM PST with 20 Recommends
As the president deliberates on exactly how to achieve stability in Afghanistan, former commander of US forces in Afghanistan General Karl Eikenberry, who was elevated to ambassador by Obama, has ...
by Ralph Lopez
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Nov 12, 2009 at 12:50 PM PST with 20 Recommends
As the world awaits Barack Obama's decision on Afghanistan, a lethal myth has spread. It says that standing up to the military will doom him to be a single-term president.
by harveywasserman
Comment Count 44 comments on Mon Nov 16, 2009 at 09:53 PM PST with 19 Recommends