Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tag: Afghanistan

$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.

As US empire fails, Trump enters a quagmire

When we understand the true motives of U.S. Empire, that conclusion is even worse.

The endless war in Afghanistan just got longer

President Trump should spend the weekend at Camp David with peace activists, as well as with Afghan civilians, who know their country and its suffering better than anyone.

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“I grew up around the auto industry. Customers would say to my dad, ‘We have this need.’ He would then use his own money to create prototypes to fulfill those needs. He took the ‘If you build it they will come’ approach.” —Erik Prince

Mulligan in Afghanistan

Trump applies the rules of his golf game to foreign policy.

Tread carefully

The folly of the next Afghan “surge.”

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