Thomas Johnson

Naval Postgraduate School

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Director of the Program for Culture and Conflict Studies at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, and an advisor to US and Canadian forces in Afghanistan

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Before this weekend's  NATO summit , Afghan President Hamid Karzai told reporters he wants fewer foreign troops in his country to reduce what he called "intrusiveness" of the war…

Obama, Karzai and the War in Afghanistan

Before this weekend's NATO summit , Afghan President Hamid Karzai told reporters he wants fewer foreign troops in his country to reduce what he called "intrusiveness" of the war…

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President Hamid Karzai wants US and NATO forces reduced, but he'll have to settle for increased drone strikes and nighttime raids whether he likes it or not.

US, NATO Agree to Stay in Afghanistan until 2014

President Hamid Karzai wants US and NATO forces reduced, but he'll have to settle for increased drone strikes and nighttime raids whether he likes it or not.

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WikiLeaks reportedly has  91,000 secret reports , which it has shared with the New York Times, Britain's Guardian and Der Spiegel in Germany.  But not all of them have been released to…

WikiLeaks and the War in Afghanistan

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