Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Afghanistan”

Trump Surrenders To The Generals

Remember non-interventionist Trump? Neither does Trump

Posted August 22nd, 2017

Vietnam/Afghanistan

Lyndon Baines Trump prepares to throw more troops at a stalemate

Posted August 21st, 2017

A Lame American Presidency

Only eight months in, Trump’s is a failed presidency. Can he recover?

Posted August 20th, 2017

Deeper Into Afghanistan Mire

Remember when Trump was the candidate who did not favor such things?

Posted June 14th, 2017

Freedom’s Just Another Word For Bombing

Fox contemplates the patriotic pleasures of dropping high explosives

Posted April 16th, 2017

The Untidiness of Freedom

The endless quagmire of the Mideast and Afghanistan

Posted September 28th, 2015

Should We Fight Pashtun Pedophiles?

One man’s ‘cultural imperialism’ is another man’s ‘liberation from barbarism’

Posted September 21st, 2015

Our Diabolic Age

Ours is an era of scattering, of chaos, of the denial of meaning outside the autonomous self

Posted June 1st, 2015

The Stone Butch Communist

Making sense of the life of Leslie Feinberg, cultural Marxist and displaced person

Posted November 18th, 2014

Their War Was Not Our War

A post-Boomer vet’s dissent on the ‘Fortunate Son’ performance

Posted November 13th, 2014

The Joy Of Islam In Pakistan

The New York Times catches up with a man on the run …

Posted June 22nd, 2014

Was Bowe Bergdahl A Deserter?

Nathan Bradley Bethea, who served with Bergdahl in Afghanistan and participated in …

Posted June 2nd, 2014

Gates Criticism Makes Obama Wrong How?

From Greg Jaffe’s WaPo review of Robert Gates’ new memoir: He recounts …

Posted January 7th, 2014

Afghanistan’s Choice: Fanatics Or Pederasts?

Here’s one good thing you can say about the Taliban: when they …

Posted November 4th, 2013

Do Not Risk Your Life To Help America

Because America may well abandon you. George Packer writes about Janis Shinwari, an …

Posted September 26th, 2013

Wars And Culture Wars

Daniel McCarthy’s TAC cover story about how the Iraq and Afghanistan wars …

Posted March 18th, 2013

Our Afghanistan Quagmire

War correspondent Dexter Filkins: We can’t win the war in Afghanistan, so …

Posted September 21st, 2012