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Afghanistan



  • On or off, peace talks with the Taliban spell disaster for Afghanistan

    by Ali A. Olomi

    With tweets on Saturday, President Trump killed secretly planned peace talks with the Taliban at Camp David. If history is any indication, the consequences of the Trump administration’s reckless attempt at an agreement and even hastier reversal will be borne out by Afghans themselves — a reality that Afghans know all too well.


  • Trump’s Bullshit-Savant Moment on Afghanistan

    by Benjamin Hopkins

    What has been lost in the consternation provoked by the President’s remarks is the fundamental question which remains unanswered – namely, what the hell is the US doing in Afghanistan?



  • Afghanistan: The Empire Stopper

    Foreign powers have tried to control Afghanistan for three centuries. It has not gone well for them. Now the U.S. is digging back in.