Afghanistan

Jake Johnson, staff writer
Two of President Donald Trump's closest aides have reportedly solicited advice from two wealthy private military contractors—Erik Prince, founder of Blackwater, and Stephen Feinberg, the billionaire owner of DynCorp International—on how to proceed with the sixteen-year-long war in Afghanistan. "That Erik 'Wage Holy War For Profit' Prince is...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
The U.S. occupation of Afghanistan is "the main obstacle" to peace, the Taliban...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
In a move signaling marked escalation of a war that has spanned nearly 16 years...

Further

Amidst the surreal vengeful spectacle of the Swift-Boating of the Bergdahl family - the "hero" son turned dazed "traitor," the death threats against longsuffering nuanced parents turned just plain weird, all presumably for "questioning the imperial expansion project in Afghanistan" - an un-recruiting video by one who knows and a moving portrait of Bob Bergdahl, a thoughtful "father who just wants his son back," but who also determinedly, admirably and evidently unacceptably seeks to understand...