Afghanistan

James Dao Hails Anti-War GOP on Front Page, Latest Snipe Against Afghanistan War

James Dao makes the front page again with another story critical of the Afghanistan war, this time heralding a conservative congressman as "the leading edge of a conservative movement to rein in ...

CBS's Smith: Obama Didn't Want to Give Military a 'Blank Check' In Afghanistan

In an interview with 'Obama's Wars' author Bob Woodward on Wednesday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith sought to defend the President's uncertainty on Afghanistan: "...when he takes over ...

On ABC, Bob Woodward Sympathizes With 'Intellectual' Obama and His 'Internal Struggle'

According to Bob Woodward, Barack Obama is an "intellectual" who has agonized over Afghanistan. The Washington Post author appeared on Good Morning America on Tuesday and touted his new book, ...

Medal of Dishonor

EA Games plans to release its new version of the war video game "Medal of Honor" set in modern-day Afghanistan...allowing kids to play Taliban fighters and kill U.S. troops.

Times Downplays Obama's Surge Opposition, Has Yet to Lecture Him on Attending Soldiers' Funerals

The Times downplays Obama's opposition to the successful troop surge in Iraq, and repeats the old smear that Bush "refused to attend soldiers' funerals." Yet the Times no longer brings up the ...

ABC's Amanpour Jabs Bush: Relations with Muslim World 'Devastatingly Damaged Over the Previous Eight Years'

As she appeared on Sunday's Good Morning America, ABC's Christiane Amanpour blamed the Bush administration for America having bad relations with the Muslim world, as she referred to relations ...

Amanpour Slums to Take on U.S. Politics, Flummoxed Pelosi's Victories Aren't Better Appreciated

In her debut as host of ABC's This Week with Christiane Amanpour, the CNN international correspondent brought a foreigner's perspective as she treated her lack of knowledge and familiarity with ...

Which Way Is It?

The Times and the Washington Post don't seem to agree on the import of the leak of classified information on the war in Afghanistan.

Coverage Focuses on U.S.-Caused Civilian Deaths When Taliban Responsible for Ten Times More, Zings CBS's Logan

CBS's Lara Logan may be in Uganda, but she recognized the skew of media coverage of the WikiLeaks war documents on the U.S. involvement in Afghanistan as she contended "the coverage would indicate ...

GOP to Blame for Obama's Lousy Economy, Says Former Reporter

Blame Republicans for Obama's stalled-out economy, says former reporter Timothy Egan: "The Republican governing philosophy of a criminal deregulatory environment drove the economy into a ditch. ...
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