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Afghanistan (page 3)

August 18, 2021 5:45 am

The Talibanized Afghanistan Will Inspire and Attract Radicalism

Extremist movements do become more moderate, but it seems unlikely the Taliban will.
Charles H. Fairbanks, Jr.
August 18, 2021 5:30 am

Real Afghanistan Withdrawal Has Never Been Tried

A bad idea, badly executed.
Robert Tracinski
August 17, 2021 4:28 pm

Biden’s Disingenuous Speech on the Afghanistan Withdrawal

Strawmen, falsehoods, and victim-blaming.
Shay Khatiri
August 16, 2021 5:42 pm

How the Afghanistan Debacle Harms U.S. Interests

Even beyond the humanitarian toll, the retreat from Afghanistan increases the risk of terrorism and damages America’s credibility.
William Inboden
August 16, 2021 5:41 pm

‘Please Don’t Leave Us Behind. We Will Be Great Americans.’

An interview with a U.S.-trained Afghan Air Force pilot, now hiding from the Taliban.
The Editors
August 16, 2021 1:02 pm

‘A Total and Unmitigated Defeat’

We have an obligation to begin thinking about how to mitigate the horrors that will take place within Afghanistan.
William Kristol
August 16, 2021 1:11 am

Why the Afghan Army Fell to the Taliban

When the U.S. withdrawal was announced, logistical support evaporated.
Shay Khatiri
August 15, 2021 11:07 pm

Too Little, Too Late: The Botching of the Afghan Refugee Evacuation

And what the Biden administration must do now.
Ali Noorani
August 15, 2021 11:06 pm

We Didn’t Think Our American Friends Would Leave Us in the Dead of Night

In 2001, Afghanistan was a failed state. Twenty years later there were many bright spots.
Martin Amin Rahmani
August 15, 2021 9:01 pm

America Has a Moral Obligation to Get Our Translators Out of Afghanistan

We promised we would get them out. We promised we would stand by the thousands of Afghan translators and their…

Alan Cross with André Mann