Category Archives: Afghanistan

“This dog won’t hunt…”

“Fighting is raging around three major cities in southern and western Afghanistan as Taliban militants seek to seize them from government forces. Taliban fighters have entered parts of Herat, Lashkar Gah and Kandahar. They have made rapid gains in rural … Continue reading

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Save our comrades, and their families, please, please.

“The first group of translators and interpreters who helped US soldiers and diplomats in Afghanistan arrived in the US on Friday, even as thousands more wait in Afghanistan in increasing fear of Taliban reprisals.The first group of approved Afghan applicants for a … Continue reading

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The Afghan Air Force is already crumbling.

” … signs have emerged that the Afghan Air Force is already falling apart. About one-third of the Afghan Air Force’s 160 aircraft can no longer fly because they lack spare parts since the United States withdrew its contractors from … Continue reading

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“Number of Private Military Contractors in Afghanistan Drops Precipitously…”

“The number of private military contractors operating in Afghanistan has dropped precipitously in recent months – the first specifics in an otherwise secretive withdrawal process and the surest sign yet that the Biden administration, unlike its predecessors, does not appear … Continue reading

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“… The taste of victory.”

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Murtad! (Apostate)

“The Taliban shot 22 Afghan commandos on Tuesday in the northern province of Faryab, the Afghan Ministry of Defense confirmed to Fox News. The Special Force members’ ammunition ran out as they fought with terrorist militants, leading them to surrender. The Taliban told them … Continue reading

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The Taliban are killing off Afghan pilots

“In response to questions from Reuters, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid confirmed the group had killed Zamaray, and that it had started a program that will see Afghan Air Force pilots “targeted and eliminated because all of them do bombardment against … Continue reading

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US Military Withdrawal from Afghanistan: What’s Next?

By Willy B Politico, citing unnamed defense sources, reported yesterday that for all practical purposes, the US military withdrawal is complete. “The withdrawal is over, for all intents and purposes,” said one of the anonymous officials with direct knowledge of … Continue reading

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“Can the US win in Afghanistan?” IQ Squared Debate – 2009 (Republished 12/15/2019)

The Washington Post  has been publishing a series of articles based on “leaked” US government documents concerning a government investigation into our operations in and government lies about Afghanistan. I participated in the linked debate at NYU in October 2009.  … Continue reading

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Crumbling …

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