Day: February 17, 2017

How to Lose the War in Afghanistan

How to Lose the War in Afghanistan

February 17, 2017 Opinion
It is now official beyond question. The senior ranks of the U.S. military and foreign-policy leadership have now fully succumbed to the belief that all problems in the Middle East and South Asia must …
The Coming Destruction of Mosul

The Coming Destruction of Mosul

February 17, 2017 Opinion
The Iraqi armed forces will eventually capture west Mosul, which is still held by Isis fighters, but the city itself will be destroyed in the fighting, a senior Iraqi politician told The Independent i…