The dates and the agenda for the Turkey conference, which many consider to be a significant event for Afghanistan’s future, … Continue reading Taliban Still Mulls US Plan, No Date Set for Istanbul Conference — SharqOnline
“Such proposals will not achieve the aspired objectives and will not solve deep problems, but will rather complicate the matter. The Afghan interior cannot be judged on previous experiences around the world.” Continue reading Taliban says Doha agreement is sole platform for negotiation — Middle East Monitor
“But the scope of the US presence has become a contentious issue in Afghanistan — where the Taliban want the Americans gone, while the government’s beleaguered security forces rely on US air support Continue reading US has more troops in Afghanistan than officially acknowledged: — Newsessentials Blog
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.”