Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Thursday, June 9, 2011

US Not Yet Getting Out of Afghanistan and Iraq

Gates to NATO Allies: Do Not Rush Out of Afghanistan |

Panetta declines to comment on pace of Afghanistan withdrawal

Iraq expected to request U.S. troops stay: Panetta | Reuters

9&10 News - Germany opposes major Afghan pullout...Citigroup hack

AM - Billions in aid wasted in Afghanistan (97% of GDP is foreign aid)

Osama bin Laden's deputy vows Muslims will destroy America - Telegraph

AFP: Taliban attack Pakistan checkpost, 8 soldiers dead

Officials: U.S. Missile Strikes Kill 23 Suspected Militants in Pakistan -