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Corruption and Waste Under Attack – 2014

When President Obama announced the decision to “draw down” troops from Afghanistan I was often asked what I thought would happen to Afghanistan. My response remained the same. Three factors impacting the future of Afghanistan     First, what happens in Pakistan. The fighting inside Afghanistan will never cease as long as the Taliban are supported, […]

Zero Option – NOT an Option for TIE

 The news from and about Afghanistan continues to be troubling. Jack Howell brought me the most recent “bad news” article written by Joel Brinkley, recently published in the San Francisco Chronicle, entitled “Greedy Karzai risks U.S. triggering the “zero option”. Long time no report. My apologies. I’ve been in Montana vegging. No, not eating them, […]

To Feed Or Not To Feed? That Is the Question.

There is considerable debate among aid organizations regarding what to do with the estimated 35,000 people living in refugee camps in Kabul. They are victims of what one author described as a “pitiless Catch-22 policy” established by international humanitarian aid providers” (click HERE for New York Times article). The World Food program stopped providing food to […]

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