President Trump nominated William Ruger for U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan on Thursday in a move speculated to help reduce U.S. troops in the area after nearly 20 years of war.
Scholar, Afghanistan veteran, and naval reservist Will Ruger wants to pull U.S. troops out immediately. His elevation implies the president finally understands that personnel is policy.
Fluency in German, familiarity with Germany thanks to spending years there, positive rapport with his European counterparts during staff assignments — what’s not to like?
After 19 years, $2 trillion, more than 20,000 wounded, almost 2,000 killed, and layer upon layer of lies, it’s time to end the war in Afghanistan.
The ask from Phillip was simple: I will watch from the parking lot with my wife and our four children if we must, but please let my sister-in-law, her family, and my parents bury my brother.
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Trump criticized Mattis’ demand of a permanent U.S. military presence on the border of Syria and Turkey, and noted that predictions of a slaughter of Kurds following the withdrawal of U.S. troops never materialized.
Foreign policy is Biden’s worst platform, and it would be negligence not to question him on the challenges of the future, for which, according to his own words, he seems woefully ill-prepared.
As the agreement makes clear, the United States and its allies are indeed looking for the exits. If all goes to plan, U.S. and coalition forces will vacate Afghanistan by spring 2021.
The Taliban only came to the table because of the sacrifices many brave Americans have made. In light of this and the fact that the U.S. objectives remain the same, our sacrifices were not in vain.
No new wars or interventions in Iran or Venezuela, a partial drawdown from Iraq and Syria, and an Afghanistan withdrawal deal is a foreign policy record to be proud of.
The U.S. has reached an agreement with the Taliban in Afghanistan that officials said will likely be implemented “very soon.”
There may be neoconservatives cheering that drone strike, as neoconservatives are wont to do, but it is unlikely that they are the ones driving policy.
Trump is uniquely gifted to bring black America back into the GOP. Come spring 2020, he should go to Detroit and aim for winning back black voters.
A European passenger jet crash that killed all 176 passengers and crew in Iran during Wednesday night’s hostilities is under intense international scrutiny after rapid explanations raised suspicions.
Three years gone, thousands of lives lost, tens of billions in debt-funded spending, and we’re right back where we started, with a permanent entanglement in the longest war in U.S. history.
CNN obsessed over a Marvel Comics meme shared by the Trump campaign while brushing aside reports of decades of Pentagon and presidential lies about the Afghanistan War.
The real reason behind the Afghanistan misadventure is not just bureaucratic inertia, military-industrial culture, or myopic politicians. It is hyper-emotional idealism coupled with historical ignorance.
It’s time to overhaul the U.S. national security establishment. No subjects of failed policy are more evident than Afghanistan and our southern border.
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