23 Nov 2009

Sign a Petition, Support Antiwar Blogger Derrick Crowe

For over a year now, a number of voices, liberal and conservative, have been arguing that the United States should not send more troops to Afghanistan. One of the most important voices in the antiwar movement is Derrick Crowe, an activist and blogger based in Austin, Texas.

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23 Nov 2009

Sign a Petition, Support Antiwar Blogger Derrick Crowe

For over a year now, a number of voices, liberal and conservative, have been arguing that the United States should not send more troops to Afghanistan. One of the most important voices in the antiwar movement is Derrick Crowe, an activist and blogger based in Austin, Texas.

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19 Oct 2009

Gopal: “The Taliban don’t need Al Qaeda like they did eight years ago.”

With debate raging over whether President Obama should send as many as 40,000 additional troops to Afghanistan, some pro-escalation voices have begun to argue that the Taliban-Al Qaeda connection is just as strong as it was in 2001. Armed with that argument, they say that a limited counterterrorism strategy against Al Qaeda in South Asia will fail, and that we have to decisively defeat the Taliban through a broad counterinsurgency campaign.

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21 Aug 2009

VA-GOV: Why We Need Creigh Deeds to Win

If they have limited resources, national activists looking to make a difference in state races in this off-year would be well advised to pick the governor’s race in Virginia over the one in New Jersey.

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19 Aug 2009

The US Army Eyes Africa

The notion that American troops would undertake a mission to stabilize Somalia or another war-torn country is neither new nor surprising. But now some analysts hint that disrupted energy flows could also provoke deployments in Africa.

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17 Aug 2009

5 Things to Watch for in Afghanistan’s Elections

Afghanistan’s presidential elections are Thursday, August 20.

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06 Aug 2009

Don’t Blame the Victims of Urban Violence

It’s not enough to “start snitching.”

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04 Aug 2009

Stimulus Works: More Reports of Success (and Hope?) for Clunkers

Cash for Clunkers has fueled a quarter-million car sales. Will the Senate give the program more money?

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03 Aug 2009

The Seminal Water Cooler: Afghan Elections

Will the approach of Afghanistan’s elections send violence levels skyrocketing?

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31 Jul 2009

Stimulus Works: Cash for Clunkers Needs More Cash to Continue Its Success

Don’t listen to the right wing attacks. Cash for Clunkers works.

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