Joe Kassabian

Joe Kassabian has 2 articles published.

Joe Kassabian is a Veteran of the US Army, serving for seven years as a 19K and is a published Author. He has worked extensively in the Middle East, Europe, and South Asia training and advising national security forces. He studied Communications and Journalism in Texas before relocating to the Seattle area. His first book, a memoir of his last year in Afghanistan, The Hooligans of Kandahar, is available now in paperback and ebook. Follow Joe on Twitter @jkass99
Image Giving the Afghan Air Force Blackhawks is a terrible idea [Lima Charlie News]

Giving the Afghan Air Force Blackhawks is a terrible idea

After then President Hamid Karzai declared Afghanistan’s Air Force ‘reborn’ in 2008, NATO poured money and equipment into the country. However, the initiatives have consistently fallen flat, and the US should think twice about a Blackhawk helicopter program it may never finish. In a big move… Keep Reading

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Libya’s power struggle drives a nation into turmoil

After the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya has descended into chaos as players vie for control amid a devastated country and a critical mass of refugees. On June 19th, the International Organization for Migration and the United Nations Refugee Agency reported that at least 126… Keep Reading

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