Don’t Quote Me, Yet…

Don't quote me, yet.  I'm reading between the lines here.  But I can see a day, perhaps not too far away, after the Taliban movement (outlawed in Russia - as TASS never fails to remind whenever that name is mentioned) has taken complete control of Afghanistan, all remaining foreign Western troops have slunk away back... Continue Reading →

Like ‘Thieves in the Night’

"The Taliban seem to be riding an irresistible momentum – especially when Afghans themselves were stunned to see how the imperial “protector”, after nearly two decades of de facto occupation, left Bagram air base in the middle of the night , scurrying away like rats." Pepe Escobar - 'A Saigon moment in the Hindu Kush' -... Continue Reading →

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