Brandon J. Weichert with some sobering truth about the Global War on Terror.
We take a look at a few of the bold lies that President Joe Biden told the American people in his incoherent address to the nation.
The Taliban handed over security for much of the airport in Kabul to the Haqqani Network, an ally of both the Taliban and IS-K in Afghanistan. That’s why there are 13 dead Americans today…and it’s another indication of how badly President Biden got played by the Taliban.
In his most recent op-ed for The Asia Times, Brandon J. Weichert describes his fears that the Taliban might be plotting a bloody farewell to the American withdrawal, which is not going well already.
In the weekend long read, Brandon J. Weichert breaks down the truth about the Afghan National Army, why they failed to stop the Taliban advance, and why the Biden Administration will not learn from these failures (and repeat them elsewhere, notably in Africa).
needed to end this thing in Afghanistan…but we need to do it smartly, not wildly screaming for the exits, hoping that Beijing, Moscow, Islamabad, and New Delhi can keep everything together. They can’t–and won’t.
“Clearly, the fight against ISIS has shifted away from the Mideast. President Trump’s forthcoming National Security Strategy memo rightly focuses on boosting homeland security. But the president’s national security team should also intensify its support of Asian governments where Islamic extremism is on the rise. Further, the United States should expand its special forces activities in Africa and Asia, in an effort to neutralize the Islamic State’s threat before it becomes a real problem, as it did in northern Iraq and Syria in 2014.”
Brandon J. Weichert spoke with the ERA Institute’s Erik Khzmalyan on his “Eurasia Unveiled” podcast discussing the War in Afghanistan.
Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz published a brilliant piece on the War in Afghanistan at the Selous Foundation for Public Policy in June of this year. This is a partial republish of that piece.
National security expert, Brandon J. Weichert, discusses U.S. foreign policy in the Mideast.