Ed Koch Commentary: If This Be Class Warfare, So Be It By ED KOCH

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On October 8th, The New York Times ran an article on the 10th anniversary of the war in Afghanistan.  The report described a battle near the border of Pakistan.  “Soon insurgents near the border were firing on four Afghan American out posts simultaneously – a coordinated barrage and assault that included dozens of 107 millimeter rockets, and at one post, …

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Ed Koch Commentary: When Will We Really Leave Afghanistan, and Why Not Tomorrow? By Edward I. Koch

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President Obama met with his NATO counterparts in Lisbon last week.  According to the November 21 New York Times, they agreed “to the goal of a phased transfer of security responsibility to the Afghan government by the end of 2014, but NATO officials acknowledged that allied forces would remain in Afghanistan at least in a support role well beyond that …

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Ed Koch Commentary: Afghan Forces; Elena Kagan; Mobile Trailers; and the Truth By Edward I. Koch

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 If We Wait for the Afghan Forces to be Ready to Take Over the Security of their Own Country, We are Waiting for Godot The war in Afghanistan goes on with U.S. casualties mounting.  The month of June was the deadliest yet with 102 deaths, the highest since the war began nine years ago.  The war is supported by the Republican leadership, …

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Ed Koch Commentary We Cannot Win In Afghanistan And Should Withdraw As Soon As Possible By Edward I. Koch

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 President Barack Obama did the right thing in firing General Stanley McChrystal.  Now, he should direct the armed forces to take the measures needed to leave Afghanistan by the end of this year.  When he authorized a 30,000 troop surge for Afghanistan – like the one used in Iraq – he assured his radical left base that he would start …

eHeziEd Koch Commentary We Cannot Win In Afghanistan And Should Withdraw As Soon As Possible By Edward I. Koch