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President Obama’s Zero Option for Afghanistan

I had two thoughts upon reading about the contentious negotiations between Presidents Hamid Karzai and Barack Obama over a possible continued U.S. military presence in Afghanistan past the supposed end date of December 31, 2014. The first thought, with a bow to Casey Stengel, was […]

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Push for diplomacy with Iran

A month ago, the world was surprised by the election of a moderate President in Iran: Dr. Hassan Rouhani. He will be inaugurated in September and will be choosing a new government then. This provides a new opportunity for the world to work with Iran […]