Tag Archives: International Security Assistance Force

Afghanistan: Marjah? Ulcer? This ain't no bleeding ulcer!

And so the war turns: I highlighted McClatchy’s story on McChrystal and Marjah earlier in the week, wherein the Commander of the International Security Assistance Force (COMISAF, to his friends) was quoted calling Marjah a “bleeding ulcer.” The headline of … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: Time to drop the facade? It's kind of America's war

So Turkey, our NATO-ally, has suffered only one attack on their forces in Afghanistan in the past four years.  This is a little surprising, as violence in Afghanistan is at an all time high for NATO troops, with 400 attacks … Continue reading

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