Afghanistan

Matt Bai Praises Obama's 'Dithering' in Afghanistan

Matt Bai praises Obama's dithering in Afghanistan as showing he has "the capacity to take his time" and that "he means to draw a distinction between useful campaign rhetoric and the realities of ...

CBS's Dickerson: Cheney A 'Boogie Man;' 'Gift' for White House

On Sunday's CBS Evening News, political analyst John Dickerson brushed aside criticism from former Vice President Dick Cheney that the Obama administration was "dithering" on Afghanistan: "...it ...

CBS: U.S. Turning Attention to Iraq from Afghanistan the 'Gravest Error of All'

For the second night, CBS devoted time in its "Afghanistan: The Road Ahead" series to stressing how the decision to go into Iraq undermined success in Afghanistan. Lara Logan: "What many here see ...

Couric Relies on Albright to Blame Obama's Afghanistan Conundrum on Bush

On Monday's CBS Evening News, Katie Couric delivered a "How We Got Here" review of Afghanistan after eight years of U.S. troops on the ground, culminating with Couric conveying as fact - based on ...

We'll Bleat Again: Alan Cowell Comes Out Against Afghan War in Vera Lynn Tribute

Reporter Alan Cowell can't pay tribute to Britain's World War II songstress Vera Lynn without bringing up the war in Afghanistan where Britain is "leeching the lives of the soldiers it sends there."

Sheehan More Consistent Than Media: She Protests Bush and Obama, Media Only Bush

On a Sunday evening four summers ago the NBC Nightly News explored how Cindy Sheehan was "single-handedly bringing the Iraq debate to Mr. Bush's doorstep." But Sunday night this year, after ...

Obama "Supporters" (and Times Reporters) Compare Obama to Lincoln & FDR

Reporter Peter Baker: "President Obama had not even taken office before supporters were etching his likeness onto Mount Rushmore as another Abraham Lincoln or the second coming of Franklin D. ...

Will Nets Note Sheehan's Anti-Obama Protest?

Media Embraced Cindy Sheehan's Anti-Bush Push in 2005; ABC Anchor Now Says: "Enough Already"

Flashback: When Gibson was Enthralled by Cindy Sheehan

The Washington Examiner's Byron York blogged Thursday about how ABC anchor Charles Gibson declared "enough already" when asked about Cindy Sheehan's plan to travel to President Barack Obama's ...

CBS's Sunday Morning Airs Indictment of Media from Aunt of Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

CBS gave only 13 secs Monday night to the deaths of seven soldiers in Afghanistan, but CBS's Sunday Morning should be commended for giving the aunt, of a soldier killed the same day Michael ...
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