Lawmakers urge Afghanistan review

Members of Congress are urging reexamination of U.S. policy in Afghanistan, after President Obama fired Gen. Stanley McChrystal as commander of military forces there.


After McChrystal, now what?

President Obama made an important defense of democracy by firing Gen. Stanley McChrystal from his Afghanistan command post, but now what?


The Pentagon’s strange new Afghanistan campaign

The Pentagon has "discovered" that Afghanistan is rich in untapped minerals, but some question what's behind it.


Lawmakers push for Afghanistan pullout

WASHINGTON - Progressive lawmakers see the administration's $33 billion supplemental funding request for the Afghanistan war as a chance to open debate on ending the war.