Afghanistan: Takeaways from the Kunduz Offensive

On 28 September 2015 the Taliban launched an elaborate offensive on Kunduz city, capital of the Kunduz Province.  By 29 September 2015 – the Afghan National Unity Government’s (NUG) first anniversary – Kunduz city was overrun by the Taliban. The insurgents stormed the city from three different directions in a surprise attack, plans for which […]

Letting the Candle Burn: House Prefers Weapons Over Earth

Despite all the recent support in favor of climate change legislation, the House of Representatives demanded the Pentagon to not finance climate change legislation. Though the Pentagon supported new legislation, military hawks in the House refused to designate some of their precious military spending to go towards new climate change initiatives. These security warmongers are […]