Stratfor looks at Afghanistan and sees a Conflict With No Time Limit

Afghanistan war

Summary: Stratfor has been one of the few geopolitical research shops that has seen the madness of our war in Afghanistan. So their new report deserves attention. But it will be ignored. We prefer advice from "experts" who have been consistently been wrong. Phase two of the war begins soon. The body bags will arrive soon. … Continue reading Stratfor looks at Afghanistan and sees a Conflict With No Time Limit

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Two generals chat about Afghanistan (a funny, sad, horrifying look at our war)

Summary: Here Michael Brenner (Prof International Relations) perfectly captures the madness of our long war (no wins yet after 15 years) in this fictional conversation between two of its leaders. Comedy equal to anything in 1950s theater of the absurd. Unfortunately the wars it describes are real, as are our casualties and squandered wealth. The colossus … Continue reading Two generals chat about Afghanistan (a funny, sad, horrifying look at our war)

Afghanistan’s girls show the dark side of America’s influence on the world

Afghanistan Women

Summary: Trump is committing America to the overthrow of a 4th secular regime in the Middle East, probably to be replaced (like the others) by a fundamentalist Islamic government (or chaos). Amidst the cheering for Trump, let's look at what we have done for the women in Afghanistan. Let's remember that before we wreck another country. People … Continue reading Afghanistan’s girls show the dark side of America’s influence on the world