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Obama: US Won’t Build Permanent Base in Afghanistan (Because Then They’d Hate Us)

It’s America’s fault. Last night Barack Obama anounced that the US would not build a permanent base in Afghanistan. That would be a bad thing. Third, we are building an enduring partnership. The agreement we signed today sends a clear … Continue reading ?
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US-Afghan pact won't end war - or night raids

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

WASHINGTON - The optics surrounding the Barack Obama administration's "Enduring Strategic Partnership" agreement with Afghanistan and the memorandums of understanding (MoUs) accompanying it emphasize transition to Afghan responsibil... Read Post

Whack-A-Mole: Our Strategy for Permanent War

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (2 days ago)

After Barack Obama announced his high-risk military campaign in the Middle East, some commentators raised the question of why - given the decade of quagmire in Afghanistan and Iraq - was there no exit strategy? The answer by now is ... Read Post

Doubling Down On Afghanistan

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (yesterday)

Historic signing of Bilateral Security Agreement in Kabul today–underscores our enduring commitment to #Afghanistan. — John Kerry (@JohnKerry) September 30, 2014 Today, Afghanistan and the US signed an agr... Read Post

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