Ending the war in Afghanistan brought out opposition that has been labeled “the Blob.” But who are the Blob? The commonality among those being labeled the Blob seems to be.
After they finish helping the Mariners, there's perhaps more work to be found for O'Pollahan in Helmand province, the "Taliban stronghold" located in southern Afghanistan. To the untrained eye, and.
IB writes:I was very pleased to see a handful of commentators politely question Hilzoy's nostalgia for the Afghan War that could have been (but that "unserious" people understood even at.
More evidence of Bush's "great neo-conservative mind" in action:On April 17 , Mr. Bush traveled to the Virginia Military Institute, where Gen. George C. Marshall trained a century ago. “Marshall.
A difference of opinion is developing between American and European approaches to poppy eradication in Afghanistan. Jon Lee Anderson in the New Yorker:In Uruzgan, the Dutch have advocated a policy.
Almost no one remembers this, but about an hour after George W. Bush's flight-suit strut across the deck of the Lincoln, Donald Rumsfeld appeared in Kabul with Hamid Karzai and.
Kingdaddy makes an interesting comparison:If you look at Japan then, and the United States now, you might see some familiar faces. A determined faction of aggrieved nationalists, having gambled the.
The disappointing course of Operation Iraqi Freedom invariably, for an American, brings the Vietnam War to mind. The Vietnam analogy is of limited applicability to the current situation in Iraq..