As US Empire Fails, Trump Enters a Quagmire

by Kevin Zeese
from Counterpunch
via Information Clearing House

Trump has decided to step up the war in Afghanistan. Yet every single statement he made before becoming president was that the biggest mistake the US had ever made was to go into Afghanistan, that Afghanistan was “the graveyard of empires”, and that the best thing America could do was to get out of Afghanistan as soon as possible. (See here). (more…)