Posts Tagged: taliban
Bhutto's assassination seems all too familiar, given the large number of murdered third-world leaders, while the possible repercussions of her death may come as a surprise.
Whether in the name of containing Communism or fighting terrorism, the well-being of the Pakistani people has been of little concern to Washington for decades.
Poppies are the go-to crop for many Afghan farmers. Here's a way to change that.
The Pakistani presidents commando raid against Islamic militants achieved only a Pyrrhic victory.
Hardliners in Washington want Pakistans leader to crack down on terrorists, but hardliners in Islamabad are deeply ambivalent. Whats a poor dictator to do?
The White House, however ideologically committed to unilateralism and the unbridled assertion of military power, still needs the UN.
The war against the Taliban in Afghanistan was more popular than the war against Saddam Hussein. Should it have been?
Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bush administration, Iraq, Taliban, warlords, drug lords, opium, women's issues, civilian casualties, corruption
The Taliban is back. And the United States is largely to blame.
Is Somalia rapidly turning into this years Afghanistan, with the Islamic Courts in the role of the Taliban and Ethiopia as the unilateral invader?