Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
Incidents including the accidental burning of Qurans and the alleged massacre of 16 Afghani civilians have some critics of the war calling for complete pull out, with others calling for the military to stay its course. What do you think?
Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher former OSU vice president Bill Shkurti will discuss the drawdown of military action in Vietnam. The US is slowly pulling troops out of Afghanistan. Does the Afghanistan drawdown remind you of the end of the Vietnam war.
A Columbus-based military contractor faces a new lawsuit by the families of American soldiers killed and wounded by an interpreter in Afghanistan last year.
There’s still no word on how the President’s ramping down of troops in Afghanistan could affect National Guard units from Ohio.
Congressional Democrats are leading the criticism of President Barack Obama’s troop withdrawal plan from Afghanistan, arguing that his timeline for bringing 33,000 U.S. troops home by next summer is not fast enough. At the same time, Republicans are faulting Mr. Obama’s plan as too rash. But Ohio’s junior senator, a Republican, says there are aspects of the plan he likes.
The Department of Defense says a Marine from Madison county has been killed in Afghanistan.
An Afghani foreign exchange student studying in Forest, Ohio, near Findlay, has been found in Canada after being missing for nearly three months. As WOSU’s Steve Brown reports, the boy was reportedly seeking political asylum.
The Department of Defense confirms 20-year-old Cpl. Jacob Tate was killed in southern Afghanistan on Sunday.
A Columbus marine is being remembered today as a young man with an infectious smile and a competitive spirit. 21 year old Corporal Jacob Tate was one of two U-S troops killed Sunday in southern Afghanistan.
More than 2 dozen soldiers from the Ohio Army National Guard were welcomed home Friday after serving a year overseas including seven months in Afghanistan. The soldiers were there to provide training for the Afghan National Army.