Post Tagged with: "Kabul"

September 7, 2010 04:09

Were lives ever in danger from burning bibles?

The top US commander in Afghanistan has warned that troops’ lives will be in danger if an American church sticks to its plan to burn copies of the Koran.

July 4, 2010 12:46

Petraeus “we are in this to win”

Gen. David Petraeus boldly declared “we are in this to win” Sunday as he took command of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan at a time of skepticism over a counterinsurgency strategy he himself pioneered and confusion over goals in an increasingly violent war.

May 31, 2010 06:12

On this Memorial Day

But those who fell in great battles and in places with forgotten names are still on guard. If America’s leaders betray their solemn oaths, our fallen guardians will stir in their resting places; from jungles and deserts and ocean deeps, from one end of the earth to the other, they will rise.

April 12, 2010 04:01

Absence of key U.S. allies at summit amplifies doubts about Obama’s foreign policy

Obama White House has a backbone problem, showing toughness to allies in part only because it backs down when challenged by rivals such as Russia.