Day: December 23, 2018

On the Road in the Karakoram

On the Road in the Karakoram

December 23, 2018
The snowed-over Khunjerab Pass, at 4,934 meters, stands eerily silent on a freezing late autumn morning. On the Pakistani side, a wooden house serves as a small customs office fronted by “the highest …
Time to Get Out of Syria

Time to Get Out of Syria

December 23, 2018
President Trump has done the right thing with regard to America’s troop deployment in Syria. Trump ordered the 2,000 US troops based in Syria to get out and come home. Neocons and the US war party are…
Withdrawal from Syria?

Withdrawal from Syria?

December 23, 2018
According to various news reports, the validity of which is always questionable, US President Donald Trump has ordered the withdrawal of all US troops from the portion of Syria illegally occupied by U…