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Afghanistan: Iran Is the Only Deal in Town Worth Watching
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Afghanistan: Iran Is the Only Deal in Town Worth Watching
September 19, 2021

Everything depends on which way Iran turns and whether the Taliban can control its own country and stop it short from falling into the abyss.

U.S. Plan B for Afghanistan? Screw Up China
September 10, 2021

For U.S. imperial strategists, the notorious Afghan graveyard of empires is not an entirely deadbeat loss. As President Biden noted gleefully and cryptically this week, “China has real problems… it will be interesting to see what happens.”

U.S. Plan B for Afghanistan? Screw Up China
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Government Failure Is the New Normal: Blaming the Spies Means Never Any Accountability
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Government Failure Is the New Normal: Blaming the Spies Means Never Any Accountability
September 9, 2021

When it becomes a crime to reveal a crime, you know that it is the criminals who are actually in charge.

Blinken on Damage-Limitation Tour After Afghanistan Fiasco
September 8, 2021

Washington’s whirlwind outreach is evidently an effort to shore up confidence among U.S. allies in American defense commitments.

Blinken on Damage-Limitation Tour After Afghanistan Fiasco
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It’s Raining Scarlet Letters
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It’s Raining Scarlet Letters
September 6, 2021

Beijing has resolved that subjugation (opium or gaming addiction) will never be allowed to happen again, Alastair Crooke writes.

Afghanistan Recessional: Will It Lead to a War With Iran?
September 2, 2021

To recover politically Biden and his team must do something kinetic that will be cheered on by the public, which means risky or particularly bold.

Afghanistan Recessional: Will It Lead to a War With Iran?
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Afghanistan: Same, Same; Again, Again
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Afghanistan: Same, Same; Again, Again
September 1, 2021

The difference between the U.S. performances in Vietnam and Afghanistan is that in the first, the vehicles were painted green and in the second, sand.

Forget the Starving Children in Afghanistan and Intensify Anti-China Provocation
August 31, 2021

The military-industrial complex is laughing while Afghans are weeping as they face death by starvation or at the hands of ignorant bigoted savages.

Forget the Starving Children in Afghanistan and Intensify Anti-China Provocation
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