Tag: By Ann Jones
|One citizen’s misadventure in Securityland.|
Ann Jones: Why Peace Is the Business of Men (But Shouldn’t Be): A Modest Proposal for the Immodest Brotherhood of Big MenJanuary 2011
|The sad news from Afghanistan is that a great many progressives have already figured out their own exit strategy. Like generations of Afghans before them, they will become part of one of the world’s largest diasporas from a single country.|
The American midterm election—in Afghanistan.
Ann Jones: Here Be Dragons: MRAPs, Sprained Ankles, Air Conditioning, Farting Contests, and Other Snapshots from the American War in AfghanistanAugust 2010
Should war be gussied up like home? In this post, Jones suggests that if war were undisguisedly as nasty and brutish as it truly is, it might also be short.
Why, when President Obama fires an insubordinate and failing general, does he cling to his failing war policy? And if our strategy isn’t working, what about the enemy’s? And if nothing much is working, why does it still go on nonstop this way?