> Edited by Nick Turse, Verso, 208 p.
Leading commentators examine the Afghan debacle and its parallels with previous British and Soviet occupations. Known as the graveyard of empires, Afghanistan has now been singled out as Obama’s “just war,” the destination for an additional thirty thousand US troops in an effort to shore up an increasingly desperate occupation. Nick Turse brings together a range of leading analysts—including Andrew Bacevich, Malalai Joya, Chalmers Johnson and Ann Jones—to analyze America’s real motives and (...) read
date of on-line publication : 21 September 2010