Tag Archives: War in Afghanistan (2001–present)

How Did Afghanistan Become Such a Mess

Canberra, Australia How Did Afghanistan Become Such a Mess? The events of the 1800s seem almost completely steeped in history when one looks back at them from the vantage point of 2009 and the chaotic and eventful decade preceding it. In the case of Afghanistan, there is a sense of déjà vu when the past […]

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Pakistan: On a One-way Street to Failure

Canberra, Australia, March 2009 A little more than six decades is considered a brief time in the history of a sovereign nation. Therefore, it is difficult to imagine how a host of problems can bring a state down to its knees in such a short time. However, this is precisely what has happened in Pakistan […]

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