Here are a few items of interest on Mother Jones. Be sure to view the shocking photo essay on the women of Afghanistan:
Volume 1, Issue 59 | July 30, 2007
The Iraqization Of Afghanistan
By Peter Bergen
Last year suicide bombings quintupled, attacks on international forces tripled, and support for the Taliban grew. Herein, the top ten avoidable mistakes made by the Bush administration.
Carne Ross: Our Diplomatic Deficit
By Bruce Falconer
Former British diplomat Carne Ross saw firsthand the making of international policy during the run-up to the Iraq war. His conclusion? Diplomacy is broken
Gonzales refused to tell Senators who ordered him to get John Ashcroft to sign off on a domestic spying program.
From the MoJo Blog
The Hidden Half: A Photo Essay on Women in Afghanistan
Six years after Bush claimed victory over the Taliban, are women any better off? Lana Šlezić and Elizabeth Gettelman, Mother Jones