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U.S. Soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan Make History With Length of...

In Politics Daily tonight we learn in an article entitled U.S. Soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan Make History With Length of Service that we have just made history. These young people have been in combat longer and more often than any other troops in American history.

America Needs Pakistan’s Help Again

The Israel/India Alliance Below is the fourth installment in a 5-part series on Pakistan by Jeff Gates, author of Guilt By Association. In April 2009, Tel...

GORDON DUFF: Musings: BELIEF, COMMUNISM AND THE ROAD FROM...

THERE IS ONLY ONE DEFINITION OF "BELIEF" A BELIEF IS A LIE By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor When a suicide bomber kills himself and others, generally...

AP Exclusive: Obama wants $33 billion more for war

"WASHINGTON -The Obama administration plans to ask Congress for an additional $33 billion to fight unpopular wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, on top of a record request for $708 billion for the Defense Department next year, The Associated Press has learned.

GORDON DUFF: CIA: BUNGLERS OR CON MEN?

Were the seven CIA employees killed in the recent terror attack at Camp Chapman in Afghanistan really CIA? Sources now tell us that some were Blackwater operatives, not CIA at all. Is the CIA and Blackwater one in the same? Are either one or both working for the United States or has the disease of privatization created a culture of greed and incompetence that has left the United States vulnerable and defenseless? Are we simply "out of our depth" in Afghanistan?

Reality in Afghanistan

By Steve Clemons - Americans don't feel directly the financial costs of the war, ... don't pay a direct tax to support the more than $100 billion a year effort, and the US still has a volunteer army -- so the impact that might have been felt by society from a large scale draft is not there. America is engaged in big time, significant, long wars with a light footprint on the American psyche. ... We need to see more of what is happening in Afghanistan. We need to pay for wars we engage in -- not just leave the debts ... to the next generation, ... feel the real sacrifices involved with what has become for too many a casual game.

KHALIL NOURI: AFGHANISTAN: AN ALTERNATIVE TO AMERICA’S SURGE

Exploiting Afghan Tribal Militias for an Optimal Counterinsurgency Campaign By Khalil Nouri STAFF WRITER FOR VETERANS TODAY The U.S. cannot politically or militarily afford an open-ended...

GORDON DUFF: AMERICA’S BORDER WAR OVER DRUGS: NOT MEXICO

ARE AMERICA'S MERCENARY ARMIES REALLY DRUG CARTELS? DID BUSH/CHENEY REBUILD REAGAN'S "IRAN CONTRA" DRUG GANG? By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor News out of Afghanistan, Pakistan and...

Gator Taylor Domestic Terrorist or Fox News Rube?

Was Glenn Beck Junkie Tased by a Robot? Two days ago, "Gator" Taylor walked into a Virginia post office, no he didn't exactly walk, he...

GORDON DUFF: AFGHANISTAN: AMERICA SUCKERED

CORRUPTION IN AFGHANISTAN:  AMERICAN MONEY PAYS, AMERICAN JOBS LOST, ISRAEL AND KARZAI SPLIT THE PROFITS "Israeli company wins $350m. tender to produce APCs for...

Refighting the Last War – Afghanistan and the Vietnam Template

It is an oft-cited maxim that in all the conflicts of the past century, the United States has re-fought its last war. A number...

GORDON DUFF: NON-DIPLOMACY: THE BAGGAGE OF AMERICAN EXTREMISM

NO ENEMY, NO NEGOTIATIONS ONLY THE DEAD ARE REAL By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor When General Petraeus asked for the "surge" in Iraq, he also opened...

GORDON DUFF: THE AMERICAN DECEPTION IN AFGHANISTAN

PACKED UP AND TOOK THEIR SHOW "ON THE ROAD" "AL QAEDA HAS LEFT THE BUILDING" By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor Our intelligence estimates that Al Qaeda...

GORDON DUFF: DRUGS AND SLAVERY: AMERICA’S BLIND EYE

A SECOND GLOBAL HOLOCAUST CONTINUES By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor When Saddam invaded Kuwait, he didn't expect America to object.  Kuwait had been stealing Iraqi...

GORDON DUFF: GENERAL MCCHRYSTAL, WHOSE SIDE ARE YOU ON?

ILL INFORMED, ILL ADVISED AND ILL PREPARED MCCHRYSTAL SENDS OTHERS OFF TO WAR By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor You could ask, how do you get to...

GORDON DUFF: THE TALIBAN’S UNSEEN FORCE MULTIPLIER

GRAFT, CORRUPTION AND CHEAP POLITICS IN AMERICA WINNING THE WAR FOR THE TALIBAN By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor Even if analysts existed who understood Iran, Afghanistan,...