The Boston Files

When the United States decided to fully embrace the funding and arming of Islamic guerrilla fighters known as the “Mujahideen” to drive out the Soviet Union from Afghanistan, it was a turning point in history. Aside from the blowback, the “War on Terror,” and the enormous death toll that ensued,Continue Reading

When most Americans think of the 1980s, they fondly remember big hair, mini skirts, and John Hughes movies, not the crack epidemic that tore through the inner cities ravaging African American communities or the explosion of opium production that happened both during and after the Afghan-Soviet war. With the riseContinue Reading