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The Revenge Effect

In a previous post, I have featured a widely published diagram which had obviously been created for enlightening its attentive viewers in the incredibly complicated situation in the war on terror in Afghanistan 9 years after 9/11. I have referred … Continue reading

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PowerPoint is Not the Problem

When runaway General Stanley McChrystal resigned last month from his job in Afghanistan (I still believe that he actually craved for being fired by amateurish President Barack Obama when he gave his infamous interview to Michael Hastings of the Rolling … Continue reading

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Public Apathy May Enable Leaders to Ignore Voters

What actually had happened on September 4, 2009 near Kunduz in Afghanistan, and when and how the German Government, lawmakers and the public were informed about the numerous civilian casualties after bombarding the two fuel tanks which had been hijacked by Taliban … Continue reading

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Ramadan in Afghanistan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has promised that the circumstances under which 125 people, many of them civilians (in fact 70), were killed in a NATO air strike last week near Kunduz in northern Afghanistan will be scrutinized carefully. The German Colonel … Continue reading

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Better Off If the Europeans Had Never Got Involved

In a SPIEGEL ONLINE interview today, Jeremy Shapiro, Director of Research at the Center on the US and Europe at Brookings Institution in Washington, DC, mentions that the Unites States would have been better off if the Europeans had never … Continue reading

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