Drawdown in Afghanistan: Stratagem or Futility

From the ambassadors down to the low level, (they all say) we are doing a great job. Really? So, if we’re doing such a great job, why does it feel like we are losing? ~ Gen. Michael Flynn, Afghanistan Papers, 2019 Even before Joe Biden’s announcement of the US withdrawal of forces from Afghanistan by September 11th reviews were mixed. Surprisingly … Continue reading “Drawdown in Afghanistan: Stratagem or Futility”

‘This Is Not Who We Are’ – Oh Yeah?

As if the winds of war weren’t already approaching gale force in the wrong direction for the US and its NATO counterparts in Afghanistan, contrary to Administration talking points designed to polish this turd of an Occupation, Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales went on a village-to-village, house-to-house killing spree. With whatever thought process he had … Continue reading “‘This Is Not Who We Are’ – Oh Yeah?”