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The Taliban Have Won in Afghanistan
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The Taliban Have Won in Afghanistan
July 9, 2019

When the US military establishment knows that things are going downhill, they do their best to keep citizens in the dark. They refuse to admit that the situation in Afghanistan is out of control of the US and the Afghan government in Kabul.

Yes, My Fellow Soldiers Died in Vain
May 30, 2019

Sergeant Alex Fuller hailed from the depressed coastal town of New Bedford, Massachusetts. His brothers and sister did stints in prison; he sold drugs himself as a teen, and barely earned a GED. Then he found a home in the army. He excelled, he loved it, and even made sergeant in record time. Most of all he was my friend. His story didn’t end well, of course. On January 25, 2007 his body was shattered by a massive improvised explosive device (IED) in East Baghdad, Iraq. He was 21. His 19-year-old wife was pregnant. His family buried him on Cape Cod. Such is life.

Yes, My Fellow Soldiers Died in Vain
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ICC Makes “Dangerous Decision” to Drop Probe into U.S. War Crimes in Afghanistan After U.S. Pressure
ICC Makes “Dangerous Decision” to Drop Probe into U.S. War Crimes in Afghanistan After U.S. Pressure
April 18, 2019

A 2016 report by the ICC accused the U.S. military of torturing at least 61 prisoners in Afghanistan during the ongoing war. The report also accused the CIA of subjecting at least 27 prisoners to torture, including rape, at CIA […]

$7 Billion in Equipment Looted From Former US Base in Afghanistan
April 4, 2019

The US handed over the Camp Kearney base in Paktika Province to the Afghan government in 2014, with an estimated $8 billion in equipment still inside. Today, the estimation is that about $1 billion worth of equipment is left. 

$7 Billion in Equipment Looted From Former US Base in Afghanistan
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Why We Lost the Afghan War (Again)
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Why We Lost the Afghan War (Again)
February 5, 2019

Seventeen years later, the end of America's longest war appears to be drawing near.  U.S. taxpayers spent at least $2 trillion — enough to wipe out all outstanding student loans — on bombing and pillaging and torturing Afghans.

America’s Shameful War
January 29, 2019

Trump should order the fighting ended and all US troops out of Afghanistan within 90 days. End US involvement in the drug trade. Tell India to butt out of Afghanistan. That would be statesmanship. Afghanistan must be allowed to return to its former obscurity.

America’s Shameful War
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Tehran Intends to Outplay Trump in Afghanistan
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Tehran Intends to Outplay Trump in Afghanistan
January 2, 2019

Reporting about the situation in Afghanistan has revealed that US diplomats are unprepared to begin peace negotiations. Afghanistan’s leaders are being torn apart by ethnic and political rivalries.

What are U.S. Soldiers Dying for in Afghanistan?
November 30, 2018

What makes the most sense for America right now is to immediately end the war, redeploy our troops out of harm’s way, and continue to safeguard our country by means that actually do keep us safe (such as global intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance assets, including close cooperation between federal and state law enforcement officials).

What are U.S. Soldiers Dying for in Afghanistan?
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