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Afghanistan: a Dead End

September 4, 2017 // El Tiempo - Colombia - Spanish

<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]

Trump’s Afghan Pivot

September 2, 2017 // El País - Spain - Spanish

... 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.

Was 9/11 Life-Changing?

September 30, 2016 // Diário de Notícias - Portugal - Portuguese

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.

Is Afghanistan Forgotten? Not Completely

July 13, 2016 // Sueddeutsche Zeitung - Germany - German

<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]
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