Posts Tagged: taliban
Military leaders want more troops to help prop up an unaccountable Afghan government — one that even Afghans aren't interested in dying for.
Despite President Obama's promises of a drawdown in Afghanistan, the United States is settling in for the long haul.
Pakistan cracks down on its militants to control, not extinguish, their movements.
The U.S. conducts drone strikes worldwide with relative impunity. But when the first strike hits the United States, the real blowback will begin.
It's not too late for the United States to help get Afghanistan back on its feet.
From suicide bombers in the Middle East to drone operators in the United States, youth-on-youth violence has become epidemic.
American military technology transformed remote, landlocked Afghanistan into the world’s first true narco-state.
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.