Posts Tagged ‘Afghanistan war’

Bad News!

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

Ed Kent is a former Brooklyn College philosophy professor who seems to read everything and then disseminates the information. I sort through his choice tidbits for material to post on the WORD Blog.

One of his latest:

I feel some sympathy for Obama trying to figure how to cope what almost seems to be a new major problem each day.

To run down the list:

The rest is here.

General Stanley McChrystal: Why? Why? Why?

Friday, June 25th, 2010

General Stanley McChrystal, Commander of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and Commander of U.S. Forces Afghanistan (USFOR-A), described in several news accounts as being a fearless if not hedonis snake eater, did not cut-off-his-nose-to-spite-his-face. Rather, what he did (and I believe I understand why the  pundits offering sycophantic explanations about his aggressive posturing missed this occurring faux pas) was  moon the administration and he did it because …


“This Video Will Piss You Off and Break Your Heart” — Robert Greenwood, Brave New Foundation

Saturday, June 20th, 2009

Rethink Afghanistan: Civilian Casualties

Originally published in the WORD as an Op Ed in Byting Words.