Hemingway himself put it well when he said, “The first draft of anything is shit.” Continue reading An Interview with Khalid Wardak — Phil Halton | Literary Fiction Writer
Study says just $1.2 billion of $7.8 billion spent went to pay for buildings and vehicles that were used as intended … Continue reading The U.S. Wasted Billions of Dollars on Buildings and Vehicles in Afghanistan, a Report Says — TIME
Bin Laden found a loyal ally in Ayman Al Zawahiri, the Egyptian doctor who signed his support for the International Islamic front for Jihad against jews and crusaders. Continue reading Profile: Osama Bin Laden
As he stated himself, his hatred of Russians was just too great. Continue reading Ahmed Shah Massoud: Who was the fearsome “Lion of the Panshir” during the Afghan-Soviet war?
The Middle East and Central Asia has always been newsworthy when it comes to western involvement in both regions. Israel/Palestine, … Continue reading How India, Pakistan and Afghanistan sought peace, power and influence in the region via the US; 2001-2010.
The Iraq war in 2003 was viewed by many Iraqis as the continuation of its colonial past which it had … Continue reading Lessons from occupied Iraq; the future of terrorism.
It is widely believed that Albert Einstein coined the phrase regarding the definition of insanity – which was, to do the same thing over and over and expect different results. I would argue that US foreign policy in Afghanistan and the Middle East more broadly is a good example of how such powerful institutions behaviour can be considered insane. Continue reading “More military bombardment in Afghanistan is illogical and has proven not to work.”