Tag Archives: Afghanistan

UPDATE: Pakistan’s intelligence service ‘has connections with terrorist groups’

In view of the observation that Trump’s administration is appearing to be an extension of the Obama administration’s failed operations in the Middle East and Africa, would anyone hazard a guess and the strategic regions for our troops to continue … Continue reading

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Long War Journal Map Assessment: Taliban controls or contests 45% of Afghan districts

The Long War Journal makes a clear case that in order for the U.S. and NATO troops to free the troubled citizens of Afghanistan they will have to destroy the country, killing all its people to get the job done. … Continue reading

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Analysis: Coalition and Afghan forces must target Taliban after overrunning bases

In President Trump’s speech in which he made his string pullers case for fighting on in Afghanistan, he fooled a lot of people, I was not among them. There is no reason we should continue to spill U.S. Blood in … Continue reading

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Taliban overruns 2 districts in Afghanistan

In all likelihood, it will take several weeks for troops to be deployed and on the ground in Afghanistan. (Source) According to President Trump, they are to be there in an advisory and training capacity. When the attacks begin from … Continue reading

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Sending more troops to Afghanistan is a good start

We will learn of Trump’s plans during his presentation this evening at 6PM, P.S.T. Personally I don’t understand how by sending more troops into battle in the numbers being discussed will do the job. It would be great if President … Continue reading

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Trump to deliver speech on Afghanistan strategy Monday

Signaling that the U.S. military expects its mission to continue, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan on Sunday hailed the launch of the Afghan Army’s new special operations corps, declaring that “we are with you and we will stay with … Continue reading

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UPDATE: US military kills Islamic State Khorasan province leader in Kunar

Under President Trump and his commanders in the field, the United States Military is killing top-level ISIS and Al Qaeda leadership and their fighters. Smoke um if you got up. Indeed another on bites the dust. The Long War Journal … Continue reading

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