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BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White If I could add one war movie to the White House movie theater collection, it’d be Rambo: First Blood Part III. Over the weekend, my boyfriend and I spent 102 minutes of our lives watching the final installment in the Rambo trilogy. Instead of what I expected — an adrenaline-soaked, action [...]

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BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White There’s no way getting around it: We’re all acting like children. First, let’s begin with the idea that there is a magical time in each president’s tenure when the mistakes of the previous administration are officially owned in present tense. The pundits have decided that, in regard to the [...]

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BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT by Meg White Hidden away in the Scranton Times-Tribune “Arts and Living” section Tuesday was a bombshell from former Democratic Representative of Texas Charlie Wilson. The man whose adopted mission to save Afghanistan from the Soviet incursion in the 1980s spawned the notion of “Afghan freedom fighters,” a book and a Hollywood [...]

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BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White One would think that the very last question on Afghans’ minds on this historic first of an election would be, “What’s the point?” Or that the American people — who have given up so many of their best and brightest to help this troubled country be able to run [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White Cross-border raids really make strange bedfellows, don’t they? At the presidential debate last Friday, Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) said he would allow U.S. troops to cross Afghanistan’s ill-defined border with Pakistan to fight insurgents who are attacking them from Pakistan. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) admonished Obama for not [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT by Meg White The front page of The New York Times today featured a report that on July 22, the “official” death toll of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan reached 500. Retired four-star Army General Barry R. McCaffrey was in Afghanistan that day.  He was there compiling information for a report given [...]