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Afghanistan's past portends its future

April 4, 2014
On the tragic news today that two journalists were shot, one to death by an Afghanistan police officer, one can only contemplate the environment in the loosely ordered place. It is tribal and sectarian. Its government is forced and lacks...

Leland Yee should be tried for treason

April 2, 2014
California State Senator Leland Yee, who has been arrested on charges of conspiracy to traffic weapons on the international market, should be tried for treason, as this commentator sees it. Yee, who represents parts of San Francisco and San Mateo...

East vs. West: The New Cold War

March 26, 2014
I was born in 1961 and lived through the worst of what we call the Cold War. The United States and most of the world against the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. I thought when the Wall came down in...

Hamid Karzai: A Puppet No Longer

March 17, 2014
In 2001, Afghanistan was run by the Taliban. A very strict way of life was being maintained. Women would have no schooling and to put it honestly you would think that Afghanistan was not living in the 21st century. In...

Navy team brings canines back from Afghanistan

March 12, 2014
Although there was a promise to bring home our troops from the Middle East, there are currently around 38,000 United States military personnel still serving in Afghanistan. As with any war, the longevity of it tends to take a...

Obama vs. Putin

March 10, 2014
President Barack Obama of the United States started his political career in the Illinois State Senate in 1996. Before this he was working with inner city groups in Chicago. He would stay in the State Senate until 2004 when he...

Afghan soldiers killed by NATO drone strike

March 6, 2014
News that a recent NATO drone strike has resulted in the deaths of 5 Afghan soldiers has shaken up already tense relations between Washington and Kabul. Government officials have said a NATO airstrike in eastern Afghanistan accidentally killed five...