Tales from the Trail

Rise and Fall, according to Murtha

December 2, 2009

Great powers rise and fall.

And a powerful member of the House of Representatives, mindful of this, fears the United States could be swamping itself in Afghanistan’s rugged terrain, a graveyard of foreign forces. USA/

Obama uses V-word in Afghan speech, and we don’t mean victory

December 2, 2009

President Barack Obama uttered it four times in his speech at West Point about the way forward in Afghanistan.