If the United States goes to war with Iran, you are unlikely to hear the word “oil” uttered by top Trump administration officials, but make no mistake: that three-letter word lies at the root of the present crisis, not to speak of the world’s long-term fate.
Beware the tunnels you choose to go down (Wikimedia) . You can’t win wars that should never have been fought. The U.S. should never have fought the Iraq and Afghan … Continue reading
Talking to a Demobilized Country I’m in my mid-thirties, which means that, after the 9/11 attacks, when this country went to war in Afghanistan and Iraq in what President George … Continue reading
America’s Opium War in Afghanistan After fighting the longest war in its history, the United States stands at the brink of defeat in Afghanistan. How can this be possible? How … Continue reading