Posts Tagged: taliban
The United States wants to negotiate with the Taliban from a position of strength. But reining in Afghan government corruption, not applying ever more military pressure, is the key to gaining a strong hand.
The Obama administration's approach to the Afghan war is too narrowly focused. Instead, the administration should focus on India-Pakistan rapprochement as the hallmark of a cohesive South Asia strategy.
In the long run, the use of suicide bombing is self-defeating for the Taliban.
With Osama bin Laden's demise, it's high time that our leaders realize that short-term gains from alliances with tyrannical regimes aren't worth the long-term problems they foster.
Though he reported al Qaeda and the Taliban's innermost machinations, Syed Saleem Shahzad was most likely killed by his own country.
The New York Times coverage of Afghanistan is more informative with what it doesn't report than what it does.
WikiLeaks reveals that Adil Bin Hamlili was a murderous double agent for the Taliban and the West.
Why is the U.S. Army reluctant to discuss genitourinary injuries?
Nine years into the war in Afghanistan, the costs still aren't worth the price paid.
The U.S. is unable to adapt to the Taliban's ability to adapt.