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The War in Afghanistan Turns 18, and No One Notices
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The War in Afghanistan Turns 18, and No One Notices
October 11, 2019

It would be better if Americans had never come here. Fewer people would have died. This war is not Afghanistan’s war; it is the war of the world, but they are fighting it in Afghanistan.

Displaced by a US Invasion? Don’t Imagine You’ll Be Welcomed to Breathe Free
October 1, 2019

Washington broke Afghanistan, but there’s no way it is prepared to repair it by helping its refugees, Brian Cloughley writes.

Displaced by a US Invasion? Don’t Imagine You’ll Be Welcomed to Breathe Free
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The Price of ‘Freedom’? US Drone Massacres Dozens of Afghan Farmers as They Slept
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The Price of ‘Freedom’? US Drone Massacres Dozens of Afghan Farmers as They Slept
September 20, 2019

According to Reuters, a survivor of the drone strike said about 200 laborers were sleeping in five tents pitched near the farm when the attack happened.

We Are Living in the Wreckage of the War on Terror
September 5, 2019

The madness, irrationality, and absurdity of my colonel was nothing less than a microcosm of America’s entire hopeless adventure in Afghanistan.

We Are Living in the Wreckage of the War on Terror
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Can Trump Get Out Of Afghanistan?
Can Trump Get Out Of Afghanistan?
August 22, 2019

With a peace agreement between the US and the Taliban nearly completed, will President Trump be able to do what his two predecessors were unable to do – end the US military’s 18 year war on Afghanistan?

How America’s Wars End
August 1, 2019

So here we are knowing there is little the U.S. can do to change the ultimate outcome in Afghanistan. The only question of consequence is: Could Donald Trump be the twenty-first century’s Richard Nixon?

How America’s Wars End
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US, Pakistan Move in Tandem to End Afghan War
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US, Pakistan Move in Tandem to End Afghan War
July 31, 2019

The US State Department chose last Friday to announce the decision to approve a $125-million aid package providing technical support to Pakistan’s fleet of F-16 fighter aircraft.

Khan Sets the Table for US Pull Out of Central Asia
July 29, 2019

Pakistan is the lynchpin on which China’s Belt and Road Initiative rests. China has pumped more than $60 billion into Pakistan through the China Pakistan Economic Corridor. That money has itself become a political football Khan has had to deal with.

Khan Sets the Table for US Pull Out of Central Asia
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