Trump threatens Afghan Armageddon

On February 4, 2002, a Predator drone circled over Afghanistan’s Paktia province, near the city of Khost. Below was al-Qaeda’s founder Osama bin Laden – or at least someone in the US Central Intelligence Agency thought so – and he was marked for death. As US secretary of defense Donald Rumsfeld put it later, both awkwardly and passively: “A […]