Afghanistan war critics blame Biden for the current chaos. They need to look in the mirror.

Afghanistan war critics blame Biden for the current chaos. They need to look in the mirror.

[ad_1] For years, politicians and pundits on both the left and right have been invoking the misleading mantra of “endless war” to condemn the continuing presence of U.S. forces in Afghanistan and to demand that U.S. troops return home regardless of continued threats facing Americans. Advocates for a withdrawal that ignored conditions on the ground … Read more

‘He going at your neck’: Carmelo Anthony recalls ‘war’ against Kobe Bryant in 2009 Western Conference Finals

'He going at your neck': Carmelo Anthony recalls 'war' against Kobe Bryant in 2009 Western Conference Finals

[ad_1] A smirk on his face, Carmelo Anthony turned his head to the floor and said the same words three consecutive times.  “The greatest,” he said. “The greatest, the greatest.”  In an Aug. 19 appearance with former NBA players Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson on “All The Smoke,” a podcast on “the most polarizing topics in and … Read more

Veterans of Afghan war express frustration, heartbreak watching Taliban seize power

Veterans of Afghan war express frustration, heartbreak watching Taliban seize power

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — Many veterans of the war in Afghanistan can recall the specific moment they realized, years ago, that the war was already lost. For others, it was a slow, creeping disillusionment. But for most of them, watching as the Taliban reclaimed the country in a chaotic scene that unfolded as the American-backed government … Read more

Afghanistan war neocons like George W. Bush would like you to know this isn’t their fault

Afghanistan war neocons like George W. Bush would like you to know this isn't their fault

[ad_1] The neoconservatives who launched the war in Afghanistan would very much like you to know the war’s ignominious ending is someone else’s fault. In The Atlantic, Tom Nichols wrote a piece titled, “Afghanistan Is Your Fault,” saying the loss of the war should be blamed on American voters. Former Bush administration speechwriter David Frum … Read more