Archive for the ‘Troops in Afghanistan’ Category

Today’s Take: Ten years after 9/11: Will we ever get beyond war?

It is often hard to gauge how a person will react during a crisis let alone one like September 11th. After such a destructive and devastating event, a person’s first instinct is to fight back hard and fast making whoever is in the way feel the agony. Punishment or revenge no matter who it affects […]

My New Year's Resolution: No to Nicking Knickers

This article was originally posted on The Huffington Post. Remember when your mother told you to put on clean underwear when you travel? Well my advice is to just ‘forgettaboutit” and take the Brittney Spears route — go without. Thanks to twenty-three year old Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, not only will your water bottle be confiscated […]

Face Off: Afghanistan

Tune into my segment with Max Boot and Jeremy Schahill on Lou Dobbs. “

Call a Jirga not a Runoff in Afghanistan

If the U.S. and international community are serious about this intervention and having any kind of political success (and less war) in Afghanistan, it should call a Loya Jirga, or a “grand assembly”. Read the full article here The Huffington Post.