Afghanistan

The Pentagon Has Closed Ten Bases In Afghanistan Amid Hastened Draw Down

By Tyler Durden Amid ongoing US negotiations with the Taliban which are aimed at reaching terms that would allow for a complete American troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, which is Washington’s longest running war in history, at least ten US military bases have been closed since last February, The Washington Post reports. This also comes after President Trump controversially ordered the…

“No Easy Fix”: Australian Special Forces’ Blood Lust & “Competition Killings” In Afghanistan

Authored by Kym Robinson via The Libertarian Institute, Australia has a culture for war, and that culture breeds atrocities. The Australian government’s own inquiry has confirmed many of the allegations leaked by journalists regarding war crimes in Afghanistan, stemming from the execution by Australian special forces of prisoners and civilians. Those same journalists had previously…

Trump Admin Orders Troop Draw-Down Order In Afghanistan & Iraq

Update (1405ET): As was expected, Donald Trump has ordered the Pentagon to accelerate a drawdown of U.S. troops in Afghanistan and Iraq to 2,500 in each nation, as the president works to deliver on his longtime pledge to exit from “endless wars” before he leaves office in January. Bloomberg reports that Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher…