Post Tagged with: "Taliban"

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Vernuccio’s View: Negotiations and the Larger Threat

Should Venezuela’s Chavistas and Afghanistan’s Taliban have a role in the new governments that will soon take power? That’s the thinking of the foreign policy establishment, as well as the mantra of the chattering classes.  They may both be wrong. Put the […]

by · March 22, 2019 · Vernuccio's View
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Vernuccio’s View: Cutting Aid to Pakistan Long Overdue

President Donald Trump’s decision to cut aid to Pakistan was long overdue. Legitimate questions had been raised in the past concerning U.S. financial assistance to Pakistan. The Islamabad government has continued to turn a blind eye towards terrorist activities within […]

by · January 10, 2018 · Opinion, Vernuccio's View
Vernuccio’s View: Afghanistan Policy Had to Change

Vernuccio’s View: Afghanistan Policy Had to Change

Most of the media has missed the actual key points of the President’s Afghanistan policy change. The impact of Mr. Trump’s significant changes to the manner in which the United States conducts that armed conflict will extend beyond the battle […]

by · October 4, 2017 · Op Ed, Opinion, Vernuccio's View
Vernuccio’s View: Afghanistan Problems Are More Dangerous

Vernuccio’s View: Afghanistan Problems Are More Dangerous

The United Nations envoy for Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, has pointed out both some progress and the severe challenges in that nation. While the Government has committed to holding parliamentary elections which should be “fair, inclusive and transparent by the Afghan […]

by · April 5, 2017 · Vernuccio's View
Vernuccio’s View: What to Do About Afghanistan

Vernuccio’s View: What to Do About Afghanistan

The list of foreign and defense policy errors over the past eight years is lengthy and serious.  None was so clearly evident as the premature withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq, a move which destabilized a nation on a slow […]

by · February 8, 2017 · Vernuccio's View
President Vladimir Putin, Russia.

Vernuccio’s View: Russia Works With Taliban

Russia expands its international influence by Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., JD Russia continues to expand its international influence.  After allying with China and Iran, cementing its relations with Syria and growing closer to Turkey, Russia now seeks to regain a position […]

by · February 2, 2017 · Vernuccio's View
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

Bergdahl Charged With Desertion

U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, a former Taliban prisoner in Afghanistan, was formally charged on Wednesday with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, and could be sentenced to life in prison if convicted of the most serious count, the Army […]

by · April 1, 2015 · Domestic News