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.
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The Afghan National Army Was Never Meant to Fight Alone
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).
In Kabul, it’s Saigon and Iranian hostage crisis all in one
In Brandon J. Weichert’s recent op-ed for The Asia Times, he assesses how dangerous of a moment the Biden withdrawal from Afghanistan really is. Yes, we needed to go. No, we did not need to leave like this.
How the Biden Administration Will Give China What It Wants
Do not be fooled by what the Biden administration is doing now against China. Keep an eye out for the longer climate change game—and the self-destructive deal that is likely to follow.
Organization Is the Key to the Right’s Survival
For American Greatness’ fifth anniversary, I was asked to contribute a 500-word piece on the impact of the magazine and the future of the New Right. Here’s my take: the future is bleak until the Right gets better organized. Read on for more.
Au Revoir, Afghanistan! Until We Meet Again…
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.
Why is the Pentagon Getting Into Domestic Terrorism?
The Pentagon appears to want to wade into the fight against potential domestic terrorism. Why? It makes no sense. Yes, the DOD has a role but it is minimal. There’s almost no reason for DOD to spend any amount of resources studying Critical Race Theory.
Biden Sticking it to Kamala at the Border
During her comments at the border, Vice-President Harris acknowledged the fact that she’d been mostly absent from the border, despite the fact that she was tasked by President Biden to handle the problem. Harris blamed “infighting” between unspecified parties within the Biden Administration for the delay (read, she was blaming Mr. Biden and his team).
World War III is Shaping Up in the Mideast and Biden Doesn’t Care
Iran has elected its most hard-line president in decades. The Biden Administration wants to hand the region over to a nuclear-arming Iran. This will not mitigate regional war. It will inspire it.
Russia Enters the New Space Race
In his most recent Asia Times column, Brandon J. Weichert warns readers of the threat posed by Russia’s renewed interest in dominating the strategic high ground of space.