Category Archives: Afghanistan

The Obvious Post-Osama bin Laden Question That Isn’t Being Asked

“OK, he’s dead, can we go home?”
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Posted in Afghanistan, Iraq | 3 Comments

Bin Laden Is Dead: Now Do We Come Home?

Well, do we? Or will the war–actually wars–against Oceana continue?
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Posted in Afghanistan, Iraq, Military | 12 Comments

Why Are U.S. Troops Dying to Defend Child Rape?

Even the Taliban are disgusted by this.
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Posted in Afghanistan, Rape | 11 Comments

This Is Why You Don’t Outsource and Privatize the Military

If we can’t raise the needed forces–soldiers, not mercenaries–at home, then maybe we shouldn’t be fighting.
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Posted in Afghanistan, Military | 8 Comments

“Fleeting — Even Taunting — Reminders…”

This isn’t mission creep, this is mission rocket-blast-to-the-moon.
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One More Thing About the Afghanistan Mineral Deposits

Even if we’re venal, we still come out badly out of the whole thing.
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Posted in Afghanistan, Bidness, Fucking Morons, Military | 9 Comments

So Now We’ll Be in Afghanistan for, Like, 20 Friedman Units

One trillion dollars of mining resources in Afghanistan, but we were too busy fighting to see it. Guess what? This is one more way Iraq distracted us from other things.
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Posted in Afghanistan, Bidness, Military | 6 Comments