[Russia TV Moscow] July 21st: Jack Talks U.S. Losing in Afghanistan
I appear on Russia TV Moscow on July 21st. The U.S. is losing the war in Afghanistan. Its objetively true. In fact, the Taliban now controls more terrirtory in the country than anytime since 9/11. Contemplate that for a second.
The U.S. acknowledged today that they inadvertantly bombed Afghani soldiers and civilians in Helmund province. In fact, record numbers of Afghani civilians have have been hit by American and Afghani Airforce airstrikes. What doesn't help is that the numbers of U.S. and Ag=fghani sorties has increased to more than 1500 in 2016 and already more than 1000 this year. As a result, statistically, the chance for inadvertant bombings simply increases. However, everytime this happens, it makes it even harder for the Americans to be successful. And again, they aren't winning.
This should be an interesting conversation. Further, considering