Afghanistan

Conflicts May be Long, But Are Not “Forever Wars” 

The phrase ‘forever war’ conveys the ahistorical and exaggerated premise that, if a war is long, it is therefore unwinnable and not worth fighting. 

Washington is Misreading Early Chapters of Cold War II

Viewed broadly, the war against Hamas is just one theater of Cold War II

Russia and its New Alliances are Responsible for Emboldening Extremism Across Eurasia

Russia cannot be cast as an enemy of terrorism when it is so happy to forge ties with Hamas and the Taliban

Liberal Internationalism vs “Democratic Realism,” 20 Years Later 

30 years after Charles Krauthammer’s “Democratic Realism”, his pragmatic internationalism is needed more than ever

Democracy’s Failure in Pakistan and then Afghanistan

The story of democracy’s failure to take root in Afghanistan is directly related to its failure in Pakistan

ISIS-K: What the Moscow Attack Means

That the United States warned Russia before the Crocus Hall attack in Moscow that killed 145 people cannot be forgotten

Paul Miller Christianity & National Security 2023

Paul Miller’s lecture at Christianity & National Security 2023. Paul Miller discusses Afghanistan, Christian realism, and secular realism. The following…

America’s Afghanistan Exit Was Disgraceful – Abandoning Afghan Allies is Worse

Two years after America’s exit from Afghanistan, Afghans who helped us continue to pay for it

Iraq, Afghanistan, and America – 20 Years Later

The systemic problems in nations like Iraq and Afghanistan offer lessons to Americans about our own nation

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