June 30, 2010 One reader would like to know why Gen. David Petraeus needed to be confirmed to his position as head of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan.
An Afghan sheep herder on a Kandahar street as seen through the window of a U.S. Army armored vehicle.
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June 24, 2010 Just a couple of stories about the situation in Kandahar suggest just how difficult a task Gen. David Petraeus has ahead of him in trying to reverse the situation in Afghanistan.
June 24, 2010 For all the talk about Gen. David Petraeus replacing Gen. Stanley McChrystal in Afghanistan, the point is, in the end, the policy remains the same. And not everyone thinks that's good news.
June 23, 2010 The Rolling Stone magazine piece on Gen. Stanley McCrystal will likely chill military-media ties.
President Obama named Gen. Petraeus to replace Gen. Stanley McChrystal as top commander of the U.S. Force in Afghanistan.
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June 23, 2010 In a statement, the president said that he had made "a difficult decision" to accept the resignation of Gen. Stanley McChrystal.
June 22, 2010 President Barack Obama said Gen. Stanley McChrystal and his team showed poor judgment but wanted to talk with the officer first before taking action.
June 22, 2010 Gen. McChrystal is toast as the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, if history's a guide.
June 22, 2010 Gen. McChrystal will have President Obama's 'undivided' focus at their meeting, Robert Gibbs vows.
June 22, 2010 The president is said to be furious with Gen. Stanley McChrystal for comments he made in an article that appears in Rolling Stone magazine. What do you predict will happen to him?
June 16, 2010 Pentagon Talks Up Afghanistan Strategy Despite Skeptics In Congress
June 11, 2010 Military Mental Health Probe Widens After NPR-ProPublica Report
January 27, 2010 We lost a family member In Afghanistan earlier this month. He was Army Sgt. 1st Class Michael P. Shannon.
December 1, 2009 Opinions are flying before President Obama's speech. Here's a quick roundup of recent opinion pieces on the president's new strategy on Afghanistan.
November 19, 2009 Today's Talk: Khalid Sheikh Mohammed returns to NYC, Tom Ricks gives you a reading list, Ken Auletta talks Google, and modern indentured servitude in Florida's fields.
September 29, 2009 George Packer give us a list of his favorite books about Afghanistan and Pakistan.
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