Is NATO that stupid?

I have to wonder what elementary school drop-out is up at NATO running things and making decision? It does not take even a High-school diploma to figure out this is not a good idea or will turn out well. Taliban militants, who have shunned violence, are being provided monthly cash incentive of £100, besides being […]

August was deadliest month, and Sept doesn’t look any better

The other day a story hit the wire about August being the deadliest month in Afghanistan since we went in there in October 2001. August has become the deadliest month for U.S. troops in the nearly 10-year-old war in Afghanistan, where international forces have started to go home and let Afghan forces take charge of […]

Taliban showing they are still here and deadly

Hanging of an 8 year old boy, making another step on an IED, killing the Mayor of Kandahar and now this.. A team of three to six suicide bombers orchestrated a surprise attack Thursday on the government compound and two other compounds in the capital of southern Afghanistan’s Oruzgan Province, killing at least 19 people […]

A big mistake yet again

There is a well-known saying in Afghanistan: “You can rent an Afghan, but you can’t buy him.” Yeah I have said that on here several times. It is a very common saying, and even though this may be true in Afghanistan, it does not mean we should be doing it. The bill includes a Taliban […]

An Effective Strategy, by the Taliban

So the other day the Taliban conveniently left out a code of conduct in some houses that our forces raided saying how they need to be more careful not to hurt or kill civilians. Suicide attacks should be used only at high and important targets … Utmost efforts should be made to avoid civilian casualties… […]