<i>This forgotten war kills about 3,000 civilians and 10,000 Taliban fighters each year.</i>
A black hole, a dead end, but, above all, a forgotten war — that is the conflict in Afghanistan today. A war that leaves an average of 3,000 civilians and 10,000 Taliban fighters dead each year. On the side of the U.S. led [Read more]
It appears though that, despite all his talk of victory, he is mostly acting out of fear of a final defeat.
... Trump’s statement that he is not aiming to nation-build but simply to “kill terrorists” is both bravado and proof that the U.S. continues to commit the same errors time and time again.
American drone attacks are against Pakistan’s national pride and a violation of Pakistan’s sovereignty and autonomy.
The Taliban proposal for talks with the U.S. is a welcome gesture.
If we rewind the "film," we will find that all major factors of instability and disruption were already on the agenda by that time; 9/11 enhanced them, but it is also itself a consequence of it.
<i>Oh, yes. There was something there: The great Afghanistan fatigue of the West was clear at the NATO summit, but the conflict at Hindu Kush is anything but ended.</i>
It is the longest war in the history of the United States. And yet the conflict in Afghanistan hardly gets any part of the public’s attention. [Read more]
If even now the U.S. would learn from its mistakes, it is possible for the world to have peace.
The result is clear: All of the years of war have not been able to eliminate the Taliban, as the U.S. had once predicted.