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The United States may be looking to keep 20,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan beyond the 2014 timeline for withdrawal, as negotiations began in Kabul Thursday over the continued presence of American forces. 

Is it just a coincidence that several four-star generals and a two-star admiral get the axe or resign in disgrace within the space of less than a month? Do any of these have anything to do with the administration's Benghazigate scandal? Or are they, as some military observers suspect, only the first installment of the Obama agenda to decimate the military services?

Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations, which subordinate American law to international tribunals, are being conducted in secret — for U.S. citizens and politicians, not corporations.

With Hillary Clinton's tenure at the State Department coming to an end, conflict has already arisen over Obama's likely nomination to replace her, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice.

If, as is claimed by the U.S. government, Iran cannot be allowed to have nuclear weapons because its leaders are zealots who relish death, why is it likely that sanctions will deter it?

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