Posts Tagged ‘John Kerry’

Two Words Absent From Obama Daily Show Interview : ‘Iraq’ and ‘Afghanistan’

“Are we the people we were waiting for? Or, does it turn out those people are still out there” When Jon Stewart was on Crossfire in 2005, Tucker Carlson accused him of being too soft on then Presidential candidate John Kerry. Yesterday, Stewart hosted current President of the United States Barack Hussein Obama at the […]

Obama Speech on Afghanistan to Include Explicit Goals

The Times has received some information on United States President Barack Hussein Obama’s speech on Tuesday. The speech will call for an immediate increase of 30,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan and will also stress the pressure Obama hopes to put on the Karzai Administration to take over much of the efforts in Afghanistan. There are […]

Slate : U.S. to Settle for ‘Good Enough’ in Afghanistan, Making it ‘Look Like Bangladesh’

Senator John Kerry echoed these sentiments at the National Cathedral earlier this month, a statement echoed by his fellow panelist Rory Stewart. The idea of creating a ‘good enough’ Afghanistan has been picking up quite a bit of traction among many influential people for a while now, but one has to wonder if a nation […]

Senator Kerry Calls Karzai ‘A Patriot’

In a very interesting twist, it seems that Senator Kerry has changed his tune in a very short span of time. I’m not entirely sure of the Senator’s intentions in trying to claim legitimacy and dedication in Hamid Karzai’s time as President, but he should know Afghans are more inclined to call him a sell-out […]

Video : Hamid Karzai on Farid Zakaria GPS, ‘I’m Known for Consensus’

Hamid Karzai says that all parties involved have had made mistakes over the past 8 years and speaks well about wanting to make the best decisions for a nation in the situation that Afghanistan is in, which are all fairly by the book positions for an unpopular President facing charges of illegitimacy at home and […]