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  • It's John Oliver vs. The Helmand

    It's John Oliver vs. The Helmand
    Worked into a lather by outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai's lack of gratitude to the United States, HBO's comically blustering John Oliver came up with the perfect revenge over the weekend.
  • Pact with Afghanistan [Editorial]

    Pact with Afghanistan  [Editorial]
    The signing of a long-delayed bilateral security agreement between the U.S. and Afghanistan today means the U.S. won't again find itself in the same situation it faced two years ago in Iraq, where the failure to reach a similar accord precipitated the...

    Maryland troops get official welcome home

    Maryland troops get official welcome home
    Before stepping aboard the military transport flight in Kandahar in late May, Maryland Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Luis Benitez Jr. turned around for one last glimpse of Afghanistan: mountains in the background, clear skies and a line of troops walking...

    Md. Guard to delay drills to save $1.5 million

    Md. Guard to delay drills to save $1.5 million
    Army National Guard units in Maryland and across the country are postponing drills this month to help the National Guard Bureau close an unexpected budget shortfall, officials said Tuesday. If Congress does not find the money to close the gap, they...

    Obama in the lion's den [Commentary]

    Obama in the lion's den [Commentary]
    Addressing the annual American Legion convention in Charlotte last week, President Obama sugar-coated his defense of selective use of military force by reciting what's been done to cope with the Department of Veterans Affairs' failures to deliver promised...