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Rand Paul Wants Obama To Stop Using 2001 War Authorization For Current Operations

Daily Caller - ‎4 hours ago‎
“But this administration still continues to use Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF), which was passed way back in 2001 and 2003, and originally intended to give President George W. Bush the green light for the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq ...
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Death of a warlord will change nothing in Afghanistan

Aljazeera.com - ‎16 hours ago‎
He may well have spent much of his time there in the eastern Iranian city of Zabol, located close to the border with Afghanistan, where a notable Taliban community has lived since the US invasion in 2001, according to my sources in the Taliban.
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Senior Taliban figure says death of leader could unify group

MetroNews Canada - ‎11 hours ago‎
Among the main contenders for the leadership role are Mansour's deputy, Sirajuddin Haqqani, leader of the notorious Haqqani network - the faction behind some of the most ferocious attacks in Afghanistan since the war began in 2001. The Haqqanis are ...

The Price of Perpetual War

War on the Rocks - ‎8 hours ago‎
... authorizing Johnson's major troop increases in Vietnam. Each of these conflicts started at a well-defined point and was authorized by Congress.

A Reporter Returns to Kosovo, 15 Years Later

New York Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
I moved on in 2001 to report on the war in Afghanistan, and now I live and work in North Africa. This is the life of a foreign correspondent.

Why War Photographers Are More Important than Ever

Vanity Fair - ‎May 23, 2016‎
In recent years, Nachtwey has divided his time among Dartmouth (where he has an academic fellowship), Thailand (where he was shot in the leg during a 2014 riot), and Manhattan, where he happened to be on September 11, 2001. ... Since then, the ...
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Other Views: Congress must take stand on war against Islamic State

Arizona Daily Sun - ‎10 hours ago‎
Troops are dying, albeit in very small numbers compared with casualties of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars of the past decade.

What It Takes to Be President of the American Police State: Anti-Big Money, Anti-War, Pro-Constitution, Freedom ...

Huffington Post - ‎4 hours ago‎
Candidates who are anti-war, anti-militarization, anti-Big Money, pro-Constitution, pro-individual freedom and unabashed advocates for the citizenry need not apply.
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Thanks to Obama, the terrorist cancer is growing

American Enterprise Institute - ‎14 hours ago‎
... 14-year Afghan war.” Sounds good except for one small problem: There were no major al-Qaeda camps in Afghanistan when Obama took office. Now it is once again training terrorists in the land where it trained operatives for the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

The US Government's “Internal War” Against American Veterans

Center for Research on Globalization - ‎May 23, 2016‎
So it examined the records of 1.3 million soldiers on active duty in Afghanistan and Iraq and tallied up the suicide deaths of those combat vets discharged from 2001 to 2007 to conclude that between 2001 and 2009 allegedly less than one suicide a day ...

First Take: Taliban leader's death may not reduce war

ArmyTimes.com - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The U.S. military presence in Afghanistan has been shrinking in recent years as Afghan security forces have taken the lead in fighting the Taliban, who ruled Afghanistan before being driven from power by a U.S.-led coalition after the Sept. 11, 2001 ...

Hanif Sangi immigrated to the US from Pakistan, joined the Army and earned a Bronze Star.

Huffington Post - ‎13 hours ago‎
Nearly 6,000 members of the U.S. military self-identify as Muslim, according to the Pentagon. Their next commander-in-chief could be a man who has called for a blanket ban on all people of their faith from entering the U.S.. Here, in his own words, is ...
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Trump: 'It Wouldn't Bother Me at All' to Ask Congress for Declaration of War

CNSNews.com - ‎13 hours ago‎
To wage the current wars against terrorists in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan (and Libya), President Obama is relying on a Bush-era 2001 authorization that allows the president to use all necessary and appropriate force against those nations ...
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Are the good guys finally winning the war against extremism?

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Last October the United Nations concluded that the group was fighting across a wider area of Afghanistan than at any point since the war began in 2001. And last month, the Taliban mounted a successful attack in the capital, Kabul, against a building ...
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Drone blowback in Pakistan is a myth

gulfnews.com - ‎10 hours ago‎
Secretly endorsed by Pakistani authorities, these strikes were carried out in the country's Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) bordering Afghanistan, where Al Qaida and Taliban militants found a safe haven after the US invasion of Afghanistan ...
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Take the Gloves Off Against the Taliban

Wall Street Journal - ‎May 20, 2016‎
... indigenous Afghan and Pakistani Taliban generally get a pass. Yet it was the Taliban that allowed al Qaeda the sanctuary in Afghanistan in which the 9/11 attacks were planned, and which presumably would make the Taliban a legitimate target under ...

Embracing Adversity And Stress: Lessons From A Pioneering West Point Woman

Daily Caller - ‎21 hours ago‎
They shared lessons learned at the “Athena's Arena” leadership conference, and invited freelance war reporter Alex Quade along.
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America's next president and the war on terrorism

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎May 21, 2016‎
The attacks on the American mainland on September 11, 2001, and the ensuing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan doubled the military budget from about $305 billion that year to a projected almost $713b.

MURPHY'S LAW: F-35 Users Report

Strategy Page - ‎13 hours ago‎
We saw this again after September 11, 2001, when the urgency of war made new weapons and equipment effective in years (or months) rather than decades.
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US aid, Pakistani anger

Daily Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
Since 1948, the US has pledged more than $ 30 billion in direct aid, about half for military assistance and approximately more than two thirds was appropriated in the post-2001 period. Pakistan has been among the leading recipients of US aid ... not ...
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