The Taliban are back in power, two decades after an American-led military venture ousted them. In that time, the Taliban remained a potent insurgency, causing constant troubles for multiple Afghan leaders, not to mention for four U.S. presidents. They played an even longer long game than the U.S. On Sunday, they won. Facing no resistance … Continue reading The Taliban won
Day: August 15, 2021
Boy meets girl
Follow along here, my friends, as I simplify an international event that many people are stubbornly refusing to accept. Boy meets girl Girl is not interested Boy has plans for girl Girl is not interested Boy dreams of how he can improve girl Girl is not interested Boys spends lavishly on girl Girl is not … Continue reading Boy meets girl
CGTN: Forget about a U.S. boycott of the 2022 Olympics. Tell Canada.
My latest editorial for CGTN makes clear that a U.S. boycott of the 2022 Olympics isn't going to happen. And it's time for Canada to stop talk of such actions, too. The position of the U.S. is in stark contrast to its northern neighbor. A few Canadian officials continue to bang the boycott drum. Earlier … Continue reading CGTN: Forget about a U.S. boycott of the 2022 Olympics. Tell Canada.