Tag Archives: Afghanistan War

David McReynolds :
Afghanistan: Trump was right the first time

During the campaign he pledged to get out. Now the killing will continue. By David McReynolds | The Rag Blog | August 21, 2017 I’ve just finished listening to Trump’s speech on Afghanistan. While generally I have been hostile to … finish reading David McReynolds :
Afghanistan: Trump was right the first time

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Lamar W. Hankins :
Bowe Bergdahl, the ‘universal soldier,’ and the true cost of war

As long as there are people who will agree to fight to kill others for the whims of a nation state’s leaders, we will continue to have war. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | June 19, 2014 … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
Bowe Bergdahl, the ‘universal soldier,’ and the true cost of war

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Tom Hayden :
The negotiated release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

Public opinion supports Bergdahl but Republicans and neocons are grumbling about his anti-war statements and rumors that he went AWOL. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | June 5, 2014 After the negotiated release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, I … finish reading Tom Hayden :
The negotiated release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

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Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | Anand Gopal’s ‘No Good Men Among the Living’

Through the lives of three Afghans, Gopal creates a vivid history of  the U.S. occupation and exposes the lies and misunderstandings the war is based on. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | April 20, 2014 [No Good Men … finish reading Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | Anand Gopal’s ‘No Good Men Among the Living’

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Tom Hayden :
The Taliban are winning

This war never should have happened because it was always unwinnable, unaffordable, and therefore unpopular. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | March 12, 2014 The U.S. national security elite, mainstream media, and therefore most of the American people, … finish reading Tom Hayden :
The Taliban are winning

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Jack A. Smith :
Why the U.S. wants to stay in Afghanistan

The U.S. is supposed to withdraw troops by the end of the year, and the American people overwhelmingly want us to leave, but President Obama intends to retain a military presence. By Jack A. Smith | The Rag Blog | … finish reading Jack A. Smith :
Why the U.S. wants to stay in Afghanistan

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