Posts Tagged ‘Union of Soviet Socialist Republics’

Will ‘Survivalist Stance’ Lead to Afghanistan’s Destruction?

In an article about Afghan women and re-integration of the Taliban,Salon.com says “The Guardian has reported that many women in Afghanistan welcome this policy change toward the Taliban.” In response, Stanford Professor Robert Crews states: What’s clear is that more and more people are simply fed up with war. That doesn‘t make one “pro” or […]

Pakistan and Soviet Union Prove Afghanistan Not Vietnam 2.0?

Many critics have posed the U.S. Mission in Afghanistan as U.S. President Barack Hussein Obama‘s Vietnam – a quagmire he cannot win and will ultimately end up marring his legacy along with the reputation of the United States of America, however very few people have come outright to state that Afghanistan may not be Obama’s […]

BNW on AU Observer Afghanistan Panel

Video : George H.W. Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev on Fall of Berlin Wall ‘It Wouldn’t Have Been Prudent to Celebrate’

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall and Al Jazeera English’s David Frost sat down with former U.S. President George H.W. Bush and former Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev: “I always thought that History was a very fickle lady“

Ticking or Ringing, the Clock in Afghanistan is Nothing Without a Message

Whether the clock in Afghanistan is ticking, as the LA Times seems to suggest, or already ringing as @Kabulistan states, it doesn’t entirely matter because the United States has yet to come up with a correct strategy to ‘Get Afghanistan Right.’ Moreover, the United States government has yet to present a compelling reason to the […]