From Christopher Dickey, the author of "Our Man in Charleston: Britain's Secret Agent in the Civil War South" and "Securing the City," this site provides updates and footnotes on history, espionage, terrorism, fanaticism, policing and counterinsurgency linked to Dickey's columns for The Daily Beast and his other writings; also, occasional dialogues, diatribes, and contributions from friends.
Sunday, September 08, 2019
Writing About Trump and the Taliban, Talking About Boris Johnson’s Raucous Wreckage
Writing about the Taliban, Talking about Boris Johnson (written before the Camp David fiasco)
Thanks to Sami Yousafzai and Erin Banco, we were able to take a long hard look at the "peace" deal Trump is trying to pull off in Afghanistan.
The Taliban use what's probably a more accurate term. They talk about an American "evacuation."