Story #1: US Troops Out Of Afghanistan In 14 Months, If Taliban Keeps Commitments
Afghanistan -- The Trump regime's so-called deal with the Taliban is intended to facilitate future talks with the US and its puppet regime in Kabul.
Will the just-signed Afghanistan deal mean a rapid US departure (after 19 years of war)? What about the "secret annexes" that Pompeo has admitted are in the agreement? How long will the US-backed Afghanistan government hold without US troops?
Pompeo says secret, classified terms are 'fully transparent'
Happy Afghan War surrender day, fellas! So began my flippant group text yesterday " which was actually regarding a whole other topic " with the nine lieutenants who worked "for" me when I commanded a cavalry troop in Southern Afghanistan.
So much for the 'historic' US deal with the Taliban to end the Afghan war and eventually bring the troops home as it's already unraveled, with the initial partial ceasefire lasting a little over a week.
US and Taliban sign peace deal that will send ALL American troops home in 14 months and pave way to end of 18-year Afghanistan war
Nearly two decades after the invasion and occupation of Afghanistan post-9/11, and after an interminable war costing over $ 2 trillion, there's hardly anything "historic" about a possible peace deal that may be signed in Doha this coming Saturd
Afghanistan --Throughout over 18 years of US aggression in Afghanistan since October 2001, the NYT consistently misreported about the conflict.
Afghanistan -- The US came to Afghanistan to stay, the same true for all its war theaters by occupation and/or installed puppet regimes serving its interests.
It appears that the U.S. military expedition in Afghanistan, begun in the autumn of 2001, may finally be coming to an end.
Talks resumed after the Taliban promised that they would be open to reducing violence
Tune in to Episode#46 of the SIGAR (Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction) show, folks " at least those (few) who still care about America's longest, ongoing, war.
Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) has called for President Donald Trump to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize if the President in successful in his efforts to negotiate a peace deal with the Taliban and subsequently end the War in Afghanistan.
The African Union must focus on reducing the overbearing costs of intellectual property across the region.
President Trump dropped more bombs on Afghanistan last year than in any of the past ten years. Yet "victory" is further away than ever. Aside from the riches being reaped by the bombmakers, what are we achieving in this 19 year war?
Taliban claims CIA agents were onboard downed plane but won't verify who
Under the Trump administration U.S. air attacks in Afghanistan have sharply increased. But it now seems that the Taliban have acquired some means to counter them.
The president's comments reported by the Washington Post have enraged the Blob, but his only sin was telling the truth.
Told through the lives of three Afghans, the stunning tale of how the United States had triumph in sight in Afghanistan?and then brought the Taliban back from the dead
New ad campaign by people who were there will target swing states with high military service rates.
Afghanistan - Military Industrial Complex
Bombs have numbers. Humans have names. Our American military boasts a skill and passion for using numbers to turn names into yet more numbers. But these numbers have grown so gargantuan and out of control that one struggles to comprehend them.
Update (Jan. 11 9:33 am est.): NATO has confirmed two US service members were killed in a roadside blast that damaged a US convoy on Saturday.
If the latest U.S. soldier just killed in Afghanistan, as yet unidentified, was married, I can't help but wonder what U.S. officials are going to say to his (or her) spouse and possibly children when they offer her the flag that draped his casket a
...Authorized Almost a TRILLION More for 2020. Less than a day after 2000 documents were published proving the govt knew the Afghanistan War was unwinnable, Congress approved nearly a trillion dollars more. Why aren't more people angry about this?
The trove of U.S. "Lessons Learned" documents on Afghanistan published by the Washington Post portrays, in excruciating detail, the anatomy of a failed policy, scandalously hidden from the public for 18 years.
Whether the interactions they depicted had been frustrating, troublesome or downright hostile, my messages as an information officer were always rosy.
A devastating investigative report was published in the Washington Post on December 9th.