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Two Decades of Afghan War… and a Shabby U.S. Retreat
Editorial
Two Decades of Afghan War… and a Shabby U.S. Retreat
March 13, 2020

This “deal” could have been signed years ago, thereby saving hundreds of thousands of casualties and trillions of dollars in damages.

Trump and the Taliban ‘Non-Peace Peace’
March 9, 2020

Strategic overextension cannot be sustained forever. Sooner or later, reality imposes withdrawals. For the United States today, the deal with the Taliban is as good a place as any to start.

Trump and the Taliban ‘Non-Peace Peace’
World
Sabotaging Kabul’s Multipolar Revolution With China and Russia
World
Sabotaging Kabul’s Multipolar Revolution With China and Russia
February 24, 2020

Relations between Washington and the Taliban are changing rapidly in recognition of Afghanistan’s increasing importance in the emerging multipolar world order.

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?

Can Trump Get Out Of Afghanistan?
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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.

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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The US Military is Winning. No, Really, It Is!
Editor's Сhoice
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.

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.

US Can Avoid Afghan Quagmire with Russia’s Help
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