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Trump plans permanent occupation of Afghanistan

What will 4,000 more US troops do that 100,000 troops couldn’t do before?

By Reese Erlich –

August 22, 2017


On my first reporting trip to Afghanistan, I was surprised to find that so many people supported the US invasion. 973 weitere Wörter


China Tells Trump Not to Allow India to Interfere in Regional Interests

China has made it clear that any US-Indian cooperation should not threaten China’s position in the region, including and especially in Pakistan.

When Donald Trump announced he hoped to work with both… 904 weitere Wörter


New Afghanistan Deployments Could Happen Within Days

Source: Time

BY Lolita C. Baldor and Matthew Pennington / AP

Updated: 9:28 PM ET

(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s plan to end America’s longest war and eliminate Afghanistan’s rising extremist threat involves sending up to 3,900 additional U.S. 146 weitere Wörter


More Afghanistan

This is one for the diary / timekeeping function of this blog. This Monday, Prez Trump announced the new Afghanistan strategy, promising to send in a couple thousand(?) more troops in. 191 weitere Wörter

Afghanistan and NATO | Libertarian Party

There is nothing left of the dead Afghan horse to beat.

According to Forbes: “Since intervention in the aftermath of 9/11, roughly 2,400 American military personnel have died and more than 20,000 been wounded attempting to bring democracy to Central Asia. 353 weitere Wörter

Laurence Bazer

U.S. Army 1989–0000

Laurence Bazer became a chaplain in the United States Army in 1989 and served in the New York States National Guard in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. 21 weitere Wörter


David S. Ball

U.S. Air Force 1991–0000

As an ICU and Emergency Room nurse, David Ball had experience. He also had friends who were Air Force flight nurses and, wanting to make a difference, he joined the US Air Force Reserves in 1991. 90 weitere Wörter