Day: March 18, 2020

The Taliban Scores a Coup

The Taliban Scores a Coup

March 18, 2020
It threatened to disappear under the viral haze of COVID-19, but February 29 saw representatives from the US and Taliban, loftily acknowledged as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, sign the “Agreemen…
The American Mask of Death

The American Mask of Death

March 18, 2020
“The red death had long devastated the country. No pestilence had ever been so fatal, or so hideous. … But Prince Prospero was happy and dauntless and sagacious. When his dominions were half depopulat…