Afghanistan

After 20 years of military involvement, we are finally leaving Afghanistan.  It appears that the Taliban is poised to retake the country. Was all this an exercise in futility – a waste of lives and resources? I believe our decision to invade Afghanistan in 2001 was correct.  The Taliban led government was hosting Osama bin […]

Unwinnable Wars

We have been engaged in military operations in Afghanistan for seventeen years.  Sometimes it appears that the war will go on forever. If our leaders had been keen students of history, perhaps this could have been avoided.  The Romans conquered most of Great Britain in the 1st century, A.D.  Caledonia was that part of northern […]