Conflict update: February 12 2017

We’re in the middle of a windstorm and I keep losing power, so I’m going to have to call it a night with a lot of stuff still left to cover. I’ll be back tomorrow though. The storm blew through and I decided to stay up late to cram everything in here. You’re welcome, or… Continue reading Conflict update: February 12 2017

Conflict update: February 1 2017

Iran If the Trump administration accomplishes nothing else in its (hopefully only) four years in office, provoking a war with Iran seems to be at the top of its bucket list. How else do you explain the National Security Advisor taking the podium at a White House press briefing and doing this: “Recent Iranian actions,… Continue reading Conflict update: February 1 2017

Afghanistan: “we have enough problems to deal with already”

In that last piece, I mentioned that ISIS also carried out an attack in Jalalabad, Afghanistan this week. One quote from the Reuters piece I cited sums up Afghanistan’s current situation just about perfectly: “This is a major concern for us if they carry out more attacks like this,” an Afghan security official said. “We… Continue reading Afghanistan: “we have enough problems to deal with already”