Posts Tagged: taliban
If the Taliban were allowed to assume command of the Afghan ship of state, it might ameliorate its harsh ways.
The chain of events set into motion by the U.S. invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq is reaching its logical conclusion — the disintegration of multi-ethnic states and a great expulsion of innocents.
After the United States has been in Afghanistan for 14 years, 91,000 Afghans have been killed and 26,000 wounded.
In the wake of the Peshawar school shooting, the Pakistan government has supposedly given the military carte blanche to take out the Taliban.
The United States military placed its troops in harm’s way by spreading them too thin across Afghanistan.
Hey, the Afghan Taliban are sensitive guys.
To those critical of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, compassion seems to be a liability in war.
Trading Taliban prisoners for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl may not have been ideal, but, as they say, the perfect is enemy of the good.
If costly drug war strategies in Afghanistan have been unsuccessful even with a strong U.S. military presence, they won’t stand a chance after the U.S. withdraws.
Show George W. Bush some love.