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The Only Way Forward in Afghanistan

The Only Way Forward in Afghanistan

November 13, 2013 at 1:31 pm

US NEWS & WORLD REPORT 11/13/13 By Michael Shank Tribal elders in Afghanistan are preparing to meet next week to discuss the Bilateral Security Agreement between the U.S. and Afghanistan, which governs details of the relationship between the countries after 2014. But news this week of Afghans protesting against the […]

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Why the White House Won’t Win the Afghanistan War

Why the White House Won’t Win the Afghanistan War

November 7, 2013 at 1:46 pm

WASHINGTON TIMES 11/07/13 By Michael Shank WASHINGTON, November 7, 2013 — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry desperately needs a win on the Afghanistan war. Unfortunately, however, it appears increasingly unlikely he will get one. Despite repeated visits and discussions, Kerry has so far failed to secure a clean Bilateral […]

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The U.S. Afghanistan Strategy Is Failing and It’s Time to Pull Out

The U.S. Afghanistan Strategy Is Failing and It’s Time to Pull Out

March 6, 2012 at 10:25 pm

US NEWS & WORLD REPORT 03/06/12 CHICAGO TRIBUNE 03/07/12 By Michael Shank and US Congressman Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) The recent Koran burning protests are just the beginning of the problems America has in Afghanistan. That the U.S. military is burning Korans and urinating on dead bodies is, without question, bad […]

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