Afghanistan

Dropping ‘the mother of all bombs’ might boost Trump’s ratings, but defeating Isis calls for different tactics entirely

Trump knows that this isn’t about defeating Isis – the Taliban is the biggest problem is that region anyway. To defeat Isis, we have to start accepting that they’re not driven by revenge for western foreign policy but by an ideological hatred for ‘unbelievers’ Sunny Hundal @sunny_hundal What’s worse than […]

The gates of hell

Source: Dawn Afghanistan, screaming blame and abuse.But the louder they yell, the more insistent the question: how have they managed to get it so wrong? Let’s talk about the boys a bit. The wave, this fresh orgy of violence, is rooted in Afghanistan. There’s no real reason to doubt that. The […]