Tag: afghanistan
  • Unredacting “The Interrogator”
  • An explosive new book by retired intelligence officer Glenn Carle contradicts the claims Suskind published about Pacha Wazir (which were no doubt faithful reports of what Suskind was told by sources in the intelligence community). 

  • War is a Drug
  • Washington has a serious surge addiction, with all the delusions and madness that come with being addicted. A trip to rehab is long overdue.

  • Woman to Woman in Afghanistan
  • Female Engagement Teams are being deployed by the military in Afghanistan as part of the counterinsurgency strategy, bringing US female soldiers face-to-face with Afghan women.

  • Making War By the Book
  • Unlike with the Vietnam war, few antiwar books are being published today. But there's no shortage of books dedicated to waging the seemingly endless American war in Afghanistan better.

  • The Secret Killers
  • The US military is fast becoming Manhunting, Inc, expanding its use of highly secretive "capture/kill" teams. Task Force 373 in Afghanistan is one such special operations forces assassination unit.

  • Here Be Dragons
  • After years "embedded" regularly with Afghan civilians, a reporter embeds in a US military base in Afghanistan.

  • The Fifty-Year War
  • Obama must learn from Vietnam and accept and act on the facts that there can be no military solution in Afghanistan, only a political one but that no political solution exists that will serve the foreign invader either.

  • Refusing to Comply
  • The ongoing dissent that does exist in the US military, however fragmented and overlooked at the moment, should not be discounted.