Thursday, October 18, 2018

Tag: Afghanistan

An Afghan woman’s reflection on Afghanistan post 9/11

What has the US really gained in this ongoing, never-ending travesty? And by what measurement do we assess any progress?

The war piece to end all war pieces

“So think of this as the war piece to end all war pieces. And let the repetition begin!"

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

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