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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?

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.

The Taliban Have Won in Afghanistan
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America’s Shameful War
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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.

The US Military is Winning. No, Really, It Is!
January 18, 2019

After almost two decades of warfare, the armed forces have lowered the bar for victory to the level of their enemy, the Taliban. What was once the mark of failure for a conventional army is now the benchmark for success. It’s a remarkable feat and deserving, at the very least, of furious flag-waving, ticker tape, and all the age-old trappings of victory.

The US Military is Winning. No, Really, It Is!
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US Can Avoid Afghan Quagmire with Russia’s Help
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US Can Avoid Afghan Quagmire with Russia’s Help
November 15, 2018

The Moscow conference should be seen as a lifeline that helps the US to avoid an Afghan quagmire. The regional states welcome it.

Russia Hosts Milestone Conference on Afghanistan to Kick-Start Peace Process
November 13, 2018

The Moscow conference demonstrated that Russia has become a potentially vital bridge between the Taliban, the Afghan government, and the US at a time when Washington is seeking to end this war that is sapping its resources.

Russia Hosts Milestone Conference on Afghanistan to Kick-Start Peace Process
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Moscow Format: India Reaches Out to the Taliban
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Moscow Format: India Reaches Out to the Taliban
November 13, 2018

India could possibly give the Taliban recognition in return for their assurance that they will not attack or disrupt Indian-led projects in Afghanistan. Looking at the political side, India does not want to be left out in this highly important Afghan peace process. It wants to have a stake in whatever outcome is reached.

America’s Disastrous Occupation of Afghanistan Turns 17
October 12, 2018

America has now passed the 17-year mark in Afghanistan. The blame falls primarily on three successive presidents who embraced a quixotic crusade to remake Afghanistan. In contrast to his predecessors, Donald Trump seemed to understand how hopeless the Afghanistan war is.

America’s Disastrous Occupation of Afghanistan Turns 17
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