Winning the War in Afghanistan
Many believe that to ‘win the war’ in Afghanistan we need to leave with a secure and stable society and civilization, and yet do any of us really believe that is possible? Not long ago, I talked to an international analyst type acquaintance, who indicated that is the minimum we must do, otherwise the vacuum we leave once we are gone will re-fill in with the Taliban, and tribal area insurgents of Pakistan, and they will continue where they left off. Indeed, I immediately challenged my acquaintance and said; well, if that’s your definition of winning, but at…Is The War in Afghanistan Really A War By Definition?
Many ask; how can we win the war in Afghanistan? Some military advisors say we need more troops to cover that large area, and without them, the insurgents just keep moving around and hiding out, until we move again. Further, most agree that once we do leave, all the insurgents in Pakistan will come fill in the vacuum, and as we leave so too will all that money inflow we brought into those economies, villages, towns, and cities there.Don’t Forget Afghanistan Is a Land-Locked Country Making US Involvement Costly
Many contend that we must “win the hearts and minds of the Afghan people” or we will never be respected in the Middle East or trusted in the future. They say that if we don’t get this right, it will have massive unintended consequences down the road. Okay so, perhaps so, but still realize that the whole “winning hearts and minds” motif has been a disaster so far and look how much it has cost us, we don’t need any more trillion dollar wars, or whatever you call that exercise.How About CVID For Nuclear Weapon Seeking Iran – Complete, Verify, Dismantlement
Most people don’t know much about CVID but I imagine they will the future, based on what’s happening in Iran. It’s obvious it’s time to lay down the gauntlet when it comes to rogue nations like North Korea and Iran and their nuclear weapons program, the ones they deny exist, yet they continually work to upgrade with new modernized centrifuge enriching equipment. Now then, let’s discuss this.Forget Arms Control Agreements With Rogue Nations – They Never Work in the End
As the coordinator for a think tank there are things that I would like to see happen in the world for the betterment of all mankind and the forward progress of species. Some are pipe dreams, some are possible, and some are probable. As a news junkie, because I must stay up on the current events in the geopolitical spectrum, I see some challenges on the horizon.