Can we win in Afghanistan without Victory?

President Obama recently stated that he doesn’t necessarily think we need a “VICTORY” in Afghanistan to be successful. So I wanted to poll my readers and hear what you think. Do you think we can do what is needed in Afghanistan without a victory over the Taliban? Do you think that there are only two […]

Karzai Machine is cranking up

Expect to keep hearing the Hamid Karzai spin train every day from now until August 20th. It will get louder and louder as he makes these statements about talks with the Taliban and how he wants rules put on Coalition forces. Under the past administration he would be ignored as he always has, but under […]

Marines in the Weeds

  U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpls. Gustavo Amaya (right) and Andrew Ellis, both with 1st Platoon, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, suspect they are being observed by enemy forces during a key leader engagement in the Nawa District of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 11, 2009. The Marines are deployed to support NATO’s International Security […]