Posts Tagged ‘McClatchy’

Can Mullah Omar Be Negotiated With?

Hamid Karzai first spoke of negotiations with Mullah Omar in November 2008. Now, as the Afghan government is once again renewing its efforts to negotiate with the Taliban the question of Mullah Omar once again reared its head. As there is a large chasm between a strategy of a bottom-up abandonment of the Taliban or […]

Obama to Announce Troop Increase in Afghanistan on December 01

According to a report by NPR, United States President Barack Hussein Obama is set to announce his decision on troop levels in Afghanistan on December 01, 2009. Obama Closes In On Afghan Troop Increase [NPR] McClatchy is stating that Obama will send 34,000 more American troops to Afghanistan within the next year. The deployment of […]