How Obama Learned to Deal with the Taliban One thing is clear: the United States fumbled the rollout of peace talks with the Taliban, leading to the latest dustup with Hamid Karzai, the mercurial president of Afghanistan. But all that flying dust—harsh words, conciliatory phone calls late into the night—has obscured a more important development: The Taliban may well be weakening and worried about their future.
June 21, 2013 - National Journal via Yahoo! News
What's Really Behind the Boxer-Lautenberg Feud Forget about the unseemliness of questioning a dead man's ability to sign off on a piece of legislation. The real issue at hand in the dustup between Sen. Barbara Boxer and supporters of the late Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg's chemical safety bill is Senate protocol.
June 21, 2013 - CQ Politics
Bob Beauprez in San Francisco Chronicle Hezbollah went through the dustup with the Israelis in '06. They've been completely resupplied by the Iranians, oftentimes providing materials through the Syrians and then flying materials into Damascus and then taking them by road into... Vice President Dick Cheney http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Cheney&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHymxtqqubcIN48tX54GpOGavPMUg Seattle Times http://www.google.com/url?q=http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/politics/2004291932_apcheney.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGfDYf6bbyTr6zZa3g5oNfcNEhy6A Mar 20, 2008
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