Afghanistan


Rep. John Duncan: Shut Off the Afghanistan War Money Spigot

Rep. John Duncan: Shut Off the Afghanistan War Money Spigot

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute September 21, 2017   Rep. John Duncan: Shut Off the Afghanistan War Money Spigot   Speaking this month on the floor of the United States House of Representatives, Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN) sharply criticized the Afghanistan War, declaring that the war “has always been about money — increased […]


Scott Horton on the Endless War in Afghanistan

By Jeff Deist and Scott Horton Mises Institute September 11, 2017   Scott Horton on the Endless War in Afghanistan   Our guest Scott Horton just released an important new book—Fools Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan. This is the definitive treatment of the war itself, the history and factions involved, and the disturbing policy mindset […]

Scott Horton on the Endless War in Afghanistan

Karen Kwiatkowski

Neocon Creep

By Karen Kwiatkowski LewRockwell.com September 6, 2017   Neocon Creep   Those of us who closely observed, and tried to stop, the neoconservative takeover of the Presidency, and the nation’s security and intelligence leadership between 1999 and 2004, may have thought it was so well publicized and so destructive that it couldn’t happen again. Others, while […]


What Afghan ‘stalemate’ is all about

By M K Bhadrakumar Indian Punchline September 2, 2017   What Afghan ‘stalemate’ is all about     The Associated Press has carried an exclusive report regarding the intensive, on-going political dialogue between the Afghan government and the Taliban behind the scene, the appearance of a ‘stalemate’ notwithstanding. That such contacts have been going on was a widely known […]

What Afghan ‘stalemate’ is all about

Lawrence Wilkerson: Expect New Afghanistan War Policy to ‘Deepen the Failure’

Lawrence Wilkerson: Expect New Afghanistan War Policy to ‘Deepen the Failure’

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute August 30, 2017   Lawrence Wilkerson: Expect New Afghanistan War Policy to ‘Deepen the Failure’   “The professional predilection of military,” says retired Army Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson in a Thursday Real News Network interview with host Paul Jay regarding the Afghanistan War policy President Donald Trump announced last week, “is […]


U.S. Pays $50 Mil for Luxury Cars, Weapons, Booze to Mentor Afghan Intel Officers

By Against Crony Capitalism August 23, 2017   U.S. Pays $50 Mil for Luxury Cars, Weapons, Booze to Mentor Afghan Intel Officers     Who cares? It’s just the US taxpayer’s money. (From Judicial Watch)   A foreign company hired by the U.S. government to mentor and train Afghan intelligence officers billed Uncle Sam for more […]

U.S. Pays $50 Mil for Luxury Cars, Weapons, Booze to Mentor Afghan Intel Officers

Patrick J. Buchanan

Is Trump’s Agenda Being Eclipsed?

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com August 23, 2017   Is Trump’s Agenda Being Eclipsed?   “I have not become the King’s First Minister in order to preside over the liquidation of the British Empire,” said Winston Churchill to cheers at the Lord Mayor’s luncheon in London in November 1942. True to his word, the great man […]


U.S. Citizen Kidnapped in Afghanistan

By Will Porter The Daily Sheeple June 21, 2017   U.S. Citizen Kidnapped in Afghanistan     An American citizen living in Afghanistan was kidnapped on his way to work in the country’s capital city on Sunday, according to Afghan security officials. The unknown gunmen kidnapped the American in the Karte Char district of Kabul, […]

U.S. Citizen Kidnapped in Afghanistan

Rep. Walter Jones to Congress: Stop Funding Afghan War!

Rep. Walter Jones to Congress: Stop Funding Afghan War!

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute June 6, 2017   Rep. Walter Jones to Congress: Stop Funding Afghan War!     Rep. Walter Jones, Jr. (R-NC) has looked at war from both sides. As he has readily shared with us, he was hoodwinked by the US intelligence community in the run-up to the Iraq war. […]


Trump Drops ‘Mother Of All Bombs’ On Islamic State Hideout: “The Largest Guided Bomb In The History Of The World… Blast Radius Stretching One Mile In Each Direction”

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com April 13, 2017   Trump Drops ‘Mother Of All Bombs’ On Islamic State Hideout: “The Largest Guided Bomb In The History Of The World… Blast Radius Stretching One Mile In Each Direction”     President Trump has dropped a Massive Ordinance Air Blast (MOAB), affectionately known as “The Mother Of All […]

Trump Drops ‘Mother Of All Bombs’ On Islamic State Hideout: “The Largest Guided Bomb In The History Of The World… Blast Radius Stretching One Mile In Each Direction”

The Failures of Obama's Foreign Policy

The Failures of Obama’s Foreign Policy

By David Gordon Mises Institute January 23, 2017   The Failures of Obama’s Foreign Policy   As Murray Rothbard often emphasized, the free market and a peaceful foreign policy are indispensable partners. We cannot maintain a free market if the government engages in a bellicose foreign policy. A powerful and aggressive state constantly engaged in […]


3 Realities You Aren’t Being Told About Afghanistan

By Ulson Gunnar New Eastern Outlook January 11, 2017   3 Realities You Aren’t Being Told About Afghanistan     US commander of US Forces Afghanistan (USFOR-A) General John Nicholson’s December 2016 briefing was paradoxical and perhaps indicative of the bankrupted foreign policy that defines America’s occupation in Afghanistan. The US Department of Defense published General […]

3 Realities You Aren’t Being Told About Afghanistan

Ron Paul

Will Obama’s ‘Good War’ in Afghanistan Continue?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute January 9, 2017   Will Obama’s ‘Good War’ in Afghanistan Continue?   Last week, as the mainstream media continued to obsess over the CIA’s evidence-free claim that the Russians hacked the presidential election, President Obama quietly sent 300 US Marines back into Afghanistan’s Helmand Province. This is the first […]


The Real Humanitarian Crisis Is Not Aleppo

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org October 17, 2016   The Real Humanitarian Crisis Is Not Aleppo   Why do we hear only of the “humanitarian crisis in Aleppo” and not of the humanitarian crisis everywhere else in Syria where the evil that rules in Washington has unleashed its ISIL mercenaries to slaughter the […]

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts