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Afghanistan Update: Bi-Winning Edition!

Posted by The Agonist on April 30th, 2011

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Turning in Circles in Afghanistan
Robert Greenwald & Derrick Crowe/Newshoggers

Defense Secretary Robert Gates told reporters late last week that he thinks we may turn the corner at the end of this year in Afghanistan. Again. Turning the corner, or the tide, or the momentum, or what have you, has become a semi-annual ritual in the failing U.S. war in Afghanistan. While all these turned corners make for great soundbites, the reality is that we’re just turning in circles in Afghanistan.(more with links)

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