In the News: Feb-03
Pentagon study: US should pare Afghanistan goals - 3 Feb 2009 at 2:42pm - WASHINGTON -- A classified Pentagon report urges President Barack Obama to shift U.S. military strategy in Afghanistan, de-emphasizing democracy-building and concentrating more on targeting Taliban and al-Qaida sanctuaries inside Pakistan with the aid of Pakistani military forces.
Duckworth nominated to VA post - 3 Feb 2009 at 11:00am - WASHINGTON -- Tammy Duckworth, the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs director, was nominated by President Barack Obama on Tuesday to serve as an assistant secretary at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Thought for the day:
War is a series of catastrophes that results in a victory. -Georges Clemenceau (1841 - 1929)