USA and Afghanistan

The U.S. Won Afghanistan Before Losing It

The tragedy of the U.S. retreat from Afghanistan is that days after 9/11, President George W. Bush had settled on a plan based on principles that could have ensured enduring success.

Christopher Foulkes in Kabul interview

Interview with a New Zealand expat in Afghanistan

Christopher Foulkes expected to stay in Kabul for five weeks but a year and a half later, he’s still there. Most people see Afghanistan as a war zone. But even from behind bullet-proof glass, Christopher Foulkes sees the most beautiful country in the world.