To send gifts or donations to Afghanistan and get them to the kids in Kabul, the address is: VCR Chap. Brown APO AE 09356 Do not put any rank, unit or ‘Áfghanistan’ on the box.
Another heartbreaking letter from my friend, serving in Afghanistan: Serving in a combat zone we sometimes forget the true casualties of war. Certainly the comrades that I have lost over here in Afghanistan come to mind. In fact, they never… Continue Reading
That is a picture of a refugee from Taliban warfare in Afghanistan. This is a letter from my friend who is on duty in Kabul. I normally would not include his name but he has offered this letter for publication… Continue Reading
I don’t think so — if it had been, Cheney would have been in more danger. But maybe it’s a sign that the surge isn’t working and the wheels are starting to come off. It’s not good, that’s for sure.… Continue Reading
Today, a friend of ours sent The Wife an e-mail from Kabul, where he is stationed. He’s on an anti-drug patrol and conditions sound pretty grim. It’s easy for us to forget that there is still a war going on… Continue Reading
In 2001, the explicit warnings of Colin Powell that we were being fed a line about invading Iraq were ignored, and the President put his faith in Donald Rumsfeld’s assurances that Iraq could be converted into a steadfast ally formed… Continue Reading
Demonstrating his flair for statesmanship and international diplomacy, Senator Bill “The Video Doctor” Frist’s solution to ongoing insurgency and violence in Afghanistan is… Wait for it… To invite the Taliban to join the government. You read it here first, folks.… Continue Reading
A lot of people have complained that the public has not been asked to make sacrifices for the “War on Terror” the way people made sacrifices in World War II and Vietnam. For instance, nylons were not available to women… Continue Reading