The government is broken, in Afghanistan and the United States, and if we don’t use government the way it’s supposed to function, if we continue to play media games with our politics, the death toll will only get worse.
|By: Josh Mull Thursday May 20, 2010 7:00 am|
|By: Josh Mull Tuesday March 30, 2010 4:30 pm|
It’s been a busy few weeks for diplomatic engagement in Afghanistan. First Karzai’s meeting with Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, then the US-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue, and now this week French President Sarkozy is in Washington for a meeting with Obama, and the main topic of discussion will be Afghanistan. The AP reports…
|By: Josh Mull Monday March 29, 2010 3:00 pm|
I am the Afghanistan Blogging Fellow for The Seminal and Brave New Foundation. You can read my work on The Seminal or at Rethink Afghanistan. The views expressed below are my own. Over the weekend, Tom Hayden had a great opinion piece in the Los Angeles Times where he pretty much destroys the whole idea [...]
|By: Josh Mull Tuesday March 23, 2010 9:00 am|
What do the negotiations between Karzai and Hizb-i-Islami mean to the anti-war movement? What can we learn from Hekmatyar’s 15-point peace plan? The current strategy is certain to fail, so how do we replace it with our own plan?
|By: Josh Mull Tuesday March 16, 2010 7:00 am|
Submit your questions on Afghanistan for a Live Chat with Michael Moore and Robert Greenwald, March 16 at 3pm EST.
|By: Josh Mull Monday March 15, 2010 1:00 pm|
We have to do more than just be against the war. We have to expand the debate and allow for other solutions to be discussed besides just removing the troops.
|By: Josh Mull Friday March 12, 2010 1:00 pm|
HR 248 failed because it only called for withdrawal and did not address any other concerns with Afghanistan. What are some better policy solutions to put forward on Afghanistan, be it on human rights, terrorism, good governance, or any other concerns?
|By: Josh Mull Wednesday March 10, 2010 10:00 am|
Liveblogging the debate in the US House of Representatives – HR 248 Directing the President, pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution, to remove the United States Armed Forces from Afghanistan.