Thursday, August 16, 2018

Tag: Afghanistan

The legacy of infinite war

Special ops, generational struggle, and the Cooperstown of commandos.

Funding evil in Afghanistan (and beyond)

It may seem cynical to say so, but after almost 18 years of occupation, it sometimes seems that an entire country, one of the poorest in the world, has been turned into a kind of live fire training ground for U.S. and allied forces.

The campaign to exterminate Muslims

"We attack them not for what they do but because we see them as being different from us. We must eradicate them to save ourselves."

Trump’s recycling program

In many countries, covering up war crimes would itself merit prosecution; in Washington, it earns a promotion.

The light at the end of the corner

Bad as things are right now, experience tells us – or at least our military commanders swear to it – that they’ll get better sooner or later.

$45 billion: The cost of the war in Afghanistan in 2018

2018 will mark the 17th year of the Afghanistan war.

Pakistan and Afghanistan – epicenters of geopolitical intrigue

Pakistan and Afghanistan can reverse the mistakes of the last forty years and endeavor to create a new future of cooperation, peace and prosperity.

Into the Afghan abyss (again)

How a failed drug war will defeat Trump’s Afghan adventure

The American military uncontained

Out everywhere and winning nowhere.

Victory at last!

In America’s wars, failure is the new success.

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