Foreign Correspondent: Trump in Afghanistan


President boasts of accomplishments — but not in a country where he’s expanding a failed US war. By Reese Erlich – August 13, 2018 48Hills https://48hills.org/2018/08/foreign-correspondent-trump-in-afghanistan/ President Donald Trump is back on the stump, trumpeting his alleged triumphs since the 2016 elections. Somehow, he never mentions Afghanistan. For years, Trump has denounced endless foreign wars, … Continue reading

Trump plans permanent occupation of Afghanistan


What will 4,000 more US troops do that 100,000 troops couldn’t do before? By Reese Erlich – August 22, 2017 48 Hills.org On my first reporting trip to Afghanistan, I was surprised to find that so many people supported the US invasion. They loved President George Bush because he got rid of the hated Taliban … Continue reading