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September 21st, 2009
12:34 PM ET

Emmy Fashion: Hits and Misses

There are always 2 shows at the Emmys. The actual progam and the red carpet.

Actress Victoria Rowell showed up in a Obama-motif gown, designer unknown.

Should actors wear their politics on their sleeve or on their whole body, for that matter?

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Filed under: Nicole Lapin
September 21st, 2009
08:55 AM ET

Afghanistan: Decision Time

Gen. Stanley McChrystal, right, arrives at a U.S. base in Logar Province, Afghanistan, last month.

Gen. Stanley McChrystal, right, arrives at a U.S. base in Logar Province, Afghanistan, last month.

After eight years, has the United States given enough in blood and treasure to defeat Al Qaeda and establish a new government in Afghanistan? In a document obtained by the Washington Post, the man in charge of the war, Gen. Stanley McChrystal, says we have 12 months to get more boots on the ground – thousands more – or the U.S. faces “failure.”

As the British government rethinks it commitment to Afghanistan and Italy buries six of its soldiers killed there, public sentiment in coalition countries and the U.S. is slipping dramatically.

What do you think? Is it time for a full U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan?

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Filed under: Tony Harris