Tag: Middle East
Afghanistan, the United States’ chaotic withdrawal notwithstanding, could emerge as another example of the positive impact when global interests coincide.
Middle East experts who opposed America’s post-9/11 wars were ridiculed as anti-American extremists. In reality, it was the pro-war right that was making us less safe.
In ending the war in Afghanistan, Biden left the door open for more “counterterrorism” — with serious implications for our foreign policy, politics, and legal system.
“We’ve spent billions on war. Now, let’s spend to bring Afghans to safety.”
Even as Biden sticks to the Afghanistan withdrawal, he's launching strikes in Iraq and delaying a return to the Iran deal.
“Americans do not fully understand, do not acknowledge, the sacrifices that allies made in Afghanistan,” said the report’s author.
As the saboteurs of diplomacy hope for a violent escalation, let’s keep in mind, and hope Iran agrees, that the best revenge would be a revived JCPOA.