Like South Vietnam, Afghanistan Was Not Too Big to Fail

August 19, 2022
This article was published by American University in Cairo’s Cairo Review of Global Affairs. It was published as part of UCF’s partnership with AUC, thanks to the generous support of Jonathan and Nancy Wolf. Too big to fail is an expression principally associated with unstable financial institutions. During the 2008 financial crisis, the Bush Administration […]

Afghanistan: Objectivity Lost

August 19, 2022
This article was first published by American University in Cairo’s Cairo Review of Global Affairs. It was published as part of UCF’s partnership with AUC, thanks to the generous support of Jonathan and Nancy Wolf. What a difference a year makes. On the tarmac of Hamid Karzai International Airport August 4, 2021, just days before […]

From Kabul to Kyiv?

June 30, 2022
In a few short weeks, the Taliban will celebrate the anniversary of the U.S. retreat from Afghanistan. For most Americans, August 15 will be just another day. The media will broadcast graphic footage of the evacuation from Kabul last summer but with U.S. troops home, the public has now moved on to other matters, primarily […]