Read a Feb. 10, 2013, story published on BBC.com that takes a look at Afghanistan through the eyes of Gen. John Allen just after he resigned from his post as commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan.
Read a July 18, 2011, story published on CNN.com that covers Gen. Petraeus’ resignation from the commander of U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan. Marine Corps Gen. John Allen took command after Petraeus.
Read a March 2, 2011, story published in the New York Times about the NATO airstrike that killed 9 Afghan civilians while Gen. David Patraeus was in command.
Read a June 24, 2010, story published in the Los Angeles Times about the change of leadership in Afghanistan from Gen. Stanly McChrystal to Gen. David Patraeus.
Read the June 22, 2010, profile published by Rolling Stone about Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the former commander of all U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan. After the article was published, McChrystal was removed from his post for the unflattering comments he made about the Obama administration.
Read “‘Whatever is necessary’: Obama defends war, again,” a post at Vox Nova from June 24, 2010, a liberal-leaning blog on things Catholic that in this essay criticizes Obama’s commitment to the Afghan war effort.
Read “Endless war, a recipe for four-star arrogance,” a June 27, 2010, op-ed in The Washington Post by Andrew J. Bacevich. Bacevich is a Vietnam veteran, a professor of history and international relations at Boston University, and a Catholic who often writes on issues of war and peace from a faith perspective. His book Washington Rules: America’s Path to Permanent […]
Eric Stover is Director of the Human Rights Center at the University of California-Berkeley. The center’s research focuses on war crimes, justice and postwar reconstruction, health and human rights, and globalization.
William Eckhardt of the University of Missouri Kansas City Law School prosecuted Lt. William Calley for the My Lai massacre in Vietnam and taught at the U.S. Army War College.