There and Back Again

So, I've been back from K-town for a week now. I have to say, it's interesting being home. Rambling thoughts to follow. The culture here continually shocks me but I'm thinking that it has less and less to do with living in Afghanistan for the past year. I'm just amazed at the pointless lives that … Continue reading There and Back Again

U.S. Development (Failure) in A-Stan

So, here is yet another thought on why the US development strategy has largely failed in Afghanistan. There are a lot of reasons that diplomacy has failed here, you can read a little about that here if you'd like but that's not what this post is about. Disclaimer: While I have many disagreements with the US … Continue reading U.S. Development (Failure) in A-Stan

You Might Hate this Post.

You might hate this post. I’d like to begin by saying that I wholeheartedly condemn all acts of murder; whether they be designated as terrorism, domestic or international (even though these terms are misleading), government sanctioned, or any other variation that could be conjured into your mind. Secondly, I wholeheartedly condemn the murder of uninvolved … Continue reading You Might Hate this Post.