Afghanistan: The silent war (little media coverage)


#241

In Farewell Speech, Karzai Calls American Mission in Afghanistan a Betrayal - -> nytimes.com/2014/09/24/world … istan.html


#242

Taliban storm aid workers’ hostel and attack Camp Bastion - -> telegraph.co.uk/news/worldne … stion.html

So long, good luck - -> economist.com/news/asia/2163 … -good-luck


#243

Osama The Road Builder. 1993 interview


#244

The family business, or one of the family businesses in Saudi was/is construction.


#245

Meantime the Russian politicos are laughing at their retreat.

‘More stable & prosperous than ever’? NATO officially ends 13-yr mission to Afghanistan - -> rt.com/news/218211-afghanistan-m … -violence/

Maybe the smiles will not last long . . .

Kabul opposes US plan to send arms in Afghanistan to Ukraine - -> presstv.ir/detail/2014/12/28 … s-to-kiev/

US stockpiles material ahead of major anti-IS offensive in Iraq - -> timesofisrael.com/us-stockpi … offensive/


#246

Map: 200 years of US military interventions - -> radioaustralia.net.au/intern … ns/1387817

The Cost of Iraq, Afghanistan, and Other Global War on Terror Operations Since 9/11 - -> fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/RL33110.pdf

U.S. Keeping 1,000 More Troops in Afghanistan Than Obama Pledged - -> bloomberg.com/politics/artic … -nears-end

That’s a lot of red ink with many bad outcomes.


#247

The Game goes on: Russia, the USSR and Afghanistan, yesterday and today - -> rbth.com/international/2014/10/2 … 40835.html


#248

John McCain is up for re-election in 2016. Call this move, protecting his right flank.

foreignpolicy.com/2015/01/13/mc … 014%202015

I never was one for VOA and I don’t see much new about this. The R’s have blocked Obama since day one.

learningenglish.voanews.com/cont … 014%202015


#249

U.S. to slow down troop withdrawal from Afghanistan as White House ‘rethinks’ mission - -> intellihub.com/u-s-slow-tro … s-mission/


#250

Russia closes NATO supply corridor to Afghanistan - -> washingtontimes.com/news/201 … ghanistan/


#251

washingtonpost.com/world/na … 2c8a998e1b

theaustralian.com.au/nationa … 0801576ad0

smh.com.au/federal-politics/ … w37c0.html


#252

The Neo-Con war goes Neo-liberal.


#253

edition.cnn.com/2018/12/20/poli … index.html


#254

I’m not a fan of Trump but one of his election promises was to withdraw from Afghanistan. He’s also not started any new wars,


#255

What are the chances Hillary would have withdrawn from Syria and Afghanistan ?


#256

Very slight.


#257

More like zero, her “charity” collected millions from donors who want Assad removed


#258

Interesting article here from India on the proposed withdrawal of US troops…

thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/ … 926719.ece


#259

Possibly the end in sight

https://www.hrw.org/news/2021/05/10/killing-schoolgirls-afghanistan

If you were an NGO would you stay?


#260