Republican hawks block vote to end war in Afghanistan

[youtube=] With the vast majority of Americans, including people of all political persuasions, supporting a withdrawal of [...]

87 representatives call for quicker withdrawal from Afghanistan

Last Friday, 87 House members sent a letter to President Obama stating support for a plan to accelerate the end of combat operations in Afghanistan (as announced by Defense Secretary Leon Panetta [...]

If not now, when?

If the death of Osama Bin Laden doesn’t end the war in Afghanistan, what will? The United States’ declared enemy number one was killed in Pakistan last week. It’s definitely time to bring our [...]

The House takes a stand on Afghanistan

It was “the strongest signal to date” that members of Congress won’t support the status quo in Afghanistan. And it happened because of you. Last night, thanks to your phone calls and emails and [...]

It’s time for an exit strategy in Afghanistan

In President Obama’s historic speech in Cairo last week, he laid the groundwork for significantly changing the US’s interactions with the Muslim world, shifting to a relationship based on mutual [...]

Take action: support calls in Congress for an exit strategy for Afghanistan

Congress will soon vote on an additional $83 billion for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. President Obama’s plan for Afghanistan and Pakistan includes an important emphasis on diplomacy and aid, [...]