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Thursday, 19 August 2021 15:12

OPINION: In the end, America will just look away

The fall of Afghanistan has been ugly and surprisingly quick, but hardly surprising. For years, I’ve assumed what we are seeing now would come to pass at some point. Americans are tired of being in a country that seems to have no resolution to its civil war. 

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Tuesday, 17 August 2021 13:09

OPINION: Now, about that peace dividend...

As I write this, the Taliban  have assumed full political control —to the extent that such a thing can exist — of Afghanistan. They've taken Kabul. They've put the U.S. occupation's puppet president, and many Afghans who served the occupation presence, to flight. They've declared the restoration of their "Islamic Emirate."

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