War Coverage

In case you hadn't noticed (and I'm sure you have), Gen. David Petraeus is playing the press like crazy in an effort to push public sentiment towa Read more...
Bob Herbert at the NY Times had an impassioned op-ed last week on the insanity of our forces staying in Afghanistan even as all indications note that Read more...
It's hard not to cringe at the face of 18 year old Bibi Aisha, whose nose and ears were sliced off under the orders of a Taliban commander for run Read more...
Nuristan is one of the most remote areas in Afghanistan. Located to the north, reaching it requires an experienced guide and a whole lot of guts. Read more...
[media id=17710] (h/t Heather at VideoCafe) They say that those who forget the lessons of history are doomed to repeat it. Certainly, over the de Read more...

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President Obama spoke to disabled veterans in Atlanta today, and took the opportunity to highlight the progress of troop withdrawals in Iraq which Read more...
Oh, look! Karl Rove is admitting a mistake. It seems that he regrets not spinning Iraq better, and is spilling his guts to the Wall Street Journal Read more...
If you haven't been watching Rachel Maddow's stellar reporting on Afghanistan, get thee to The Maddow Blog and watch the clips there. Her remarkable r Read more...
The DOD's press service announced that former SecDef Rumsfeld was honored last Friday with a ceremonial portrait that will hang in the halls of t Read more...
[media id=17338] [H/t Heather] It's hard sometime to believe the blithering, fact-free idiocy that passes for Beltway wisdom these days. Take Da Read more...