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[7 Oct 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
Afghanistan Conflict Marks Ten Year Anniversity

On Friday, October 7, the United States reached  grim milestone. This date marked the ten year anniversary of U.S. military involvement in Afghanistan.  During this period of time over 1,700 American service men and women have been killed,  thousands more have been wounded and maimed, and the cost to the taxpayers has exceeded one trillion dollars.  In addition to American losses, tens of thousands of Afghan men, women and children have met their demise.  U.S. military involvement in Afghanistan has now exceeded the ten year involvement in the War in …

Politics &raquo

[20 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
India Must “Take Up The Baton” In Asia-Pacific Region

As the United States and a few of her remaining NATO allies continue to conduct costly military operations in Afghanistan and Western Pakistan, the biggest democracy in the world, India, has remained on the sidelines.   Although India is  surrounded on three sides by enemies, and potential enemies, it has concentrated its efforts and its  wealth on building commercial enterprises, and not in participating in efforts to fight back the spreading influence of terrorist organizations in the region, or to take a more active role in Central and East Asia policies.  …

Politics &raquo

[17 Jul 2011 | One Comment | ]
Pakistani/Iranian Alliance Will Win Afghanistan

Over a decade ago the U.S. government realized that the  “fight against terrorism”  would not only require boots on the ground in Afghanistan, but would also require military and political co-operation with Afghanistan’s neighbor to the East, Pakistan.   At that time, the U.S. State Department was well aware that Pakistan was controlled by a military dictatorship, was corrupt to its core, and that its people harbored long-standing anti-American attitudes dating back to its inception in 1949.  Over sixty years ago, when the British colonial government was forced to approve the …

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