Posts Tagged ‘USSR’

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 […]

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 […]

Afghanistan is More Than a National Security Threat – Getting Afghanistan Right

U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Ed Franco plays with local refugee children in Dar Ul Aman, Kabul, Afghanistan, April 8, 2007, in support of a volunteer community reach program. http://www.army.mil | Image courtesy of Army.mil Growing up as an Afghan born child in America I remember thinking when the Russians leave Afghanistan the nation will […]