Saturday 16th of November 2019

on foreign interference ...

on foreign interference ...

In 2013 Tom Engelhardt wrote, referring to the United States presence in Afghanistan, Iraq and Yemen, where at eight United States air strikes had killed almost 300 wedding guests: “we have become a nation of wedding crashers, the uninvited guests who arrived under false pretenses, tore up the place, offered nary and apology, and refused to go home.”

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That was never truer than in Afghanistan. Contrary to widespread news reports, the United States did not begin its involvement in Afghanistan with the invasion and occupation of the country in October 2001. Its modern focus on Afghanistan can be traced back at least to the 1970s.

 

Why the United States Will Not Leave Afghanistan Voluntarily

remembering the view from behind the roses...

giles toon

 

This cartoon from Giles. No need for comment...

the failed invasion of poopooland...

poopooland