Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Facts about Afghanistan

By Meaghan Murphy

September 27, 2010

On Oct. 7, 2001, George W. Bush declared war in Afghanistan.  The mission was clear: find Osama Bin Laden, and put a halt to the Taliban and Al-Qaeda.  Now, nearly nine years and 1.09 trillion dollars later, most Americans remain...

Nine years in and still no goals

By Matt Kushi

January 24, 2010

Almost nine years since the terror attacks of Sept. 11 and we still don’t know if the “War on Terror” is winnable. It is the most basic question we can ask when we consider military action, and we have no answer. This “War on...