Afghanistan

CBS: Obama 'Outraged' Over Leaks About Afghanistan Indecision

Citing an interview the President gave to White House correspondent Chip Reid, at the top of Wednesday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith declared: "An outraged President Obama says heads may ...

Frank Rich Breaks Columnists' Silence on Fort Hood, Chides 'Self-Proclaimed Patriots of the American Right'

The Times former drama critic reluctantly suggests conservatives may have a point about political correctness making the Fort Hood massacre possible, but then goes into a muddled argument blaming ...

CBS: Obama 'So Thoroughly Researching Critical' Afghanistan Decision 'a Good Thing'

News that President Obama is demanding new Afghanistan options and answers, after months and eight meetings with top officials on General Stanley McChrystal's request for more troops, led ABC's ...

Times Omits Hasan's Chilling 'We Love Death More Than You Love Life!'

The Times looks at Hasan's disturbing behavior and somehow finds a "mixed picture." And does the Times really find it unreasonable for Congress to demand someone take the blame for failing to stop ...

CBS's Smith: Iraq and Afghanistan Wars to Blame for Ft. Hood Shooting

Interviewing Veteran Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki on Wednesday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith cited a cause of the shooting at Ft. Hood: "...the Iraq war, the escalation in number of ...

Matt Bai Praises Obama's 'Dithering' in Afghanistan

Matt Bai praises Obama's dithering in Afghanistan as showing he has "the capacity to take his time" and that "he means to draw a distinction between useful campaign rhetoric and the realities of ...

CBS's Dickerson: Cheney A 'Boogie Man;' 'Gift' for White House

On Sunday's CBS Evening News, political analyst John Dickerson brushed aside criticism from former Vice President Dick Cheney that the Obama administration was "dithering" on Afghanistan: "...it ...

CBS: U.S. Turning Attention to Iraq from Afghanistan the 'Gravest Error of All'

For the second night, CBS devoted time in its "Afghanistan: The Road Ahead" series to stressing how the decision to go into Iraq undermined success in Afghanistan. Lara Logan: "What many here see ...

Couric Relies on Albright to Blame Obama's Afghanistan Conundrum on Bush

On Monday's CBS Evening News, Katie Couric delivered a "How We Got Here" review of Afghanistan after eight years of U.S. troops on the ground, culminating with Couric conveying as fact - based on ...

We'll Bleat Again: Alan Cowell Comes Out Against Afghan War in Vera Lynn Tribute

Reporter Alan Cowell can't pay tribute to Britain's World War II songstress Vera Lynn without bringing up the war in Afghanistan where Britain is "leeching the lives of the soldiers it sends there."
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