Spare Us An Afghan Threequel, Joe!

By Maj. Danny Sjursen, USA (Ret.), AntiWar.Com. -

Kandahar Airfield ("KAF") was as bizarre as it was dusty. You sort of tasted it before you smelled it – and smelled before you saw it. It’s been a full decade since I first did. When the cavalry [...]

What Critics Of The US Withdrawal From Afghanistan Get Wrong

Within hours of President Joe Biden's announcement that US forces will leave Afghanistan by September 11, 2021, objections and remonstrations appeared across US media. These protests are nearly [...]

Corporate Media Oppose Afghan Control Of Afghanistan

By Joshua Cho, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

When President Joe Biden announced the “withdrawal” of US troops from Afghanistan after almost 20 years of occupying the country in violation of international law, corporate media not only misled [...]

In 2018, The US Was At War With Uyghur Terrorists

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

Washington, DC - In the dying months of his administration, President Donald Trump removed from the United States terrorist list a little-known paramilitary organization called ETIM, an acronym [...]

Chris Hedges: The Unraveling Of The American Empire

By Chris Hedges, -

America’s defeat in Afghanistan is one in a string of catastrophic military blunders that herald the death of the American empire. With the exception of the first Gulf War, fought largely by [...]

Biden Isn’t Ending The Afghanistan War, He’s Privatizing It

By Jeremy Kuzmarov, Covert Action Magazine. -

On April 14, President Joe Biden announced that he would end the U.S.’s longest war and withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan on the 20th anniversary of the September 11th, 2001 terrorist [...]

Media Once Again Trolling US Withdrawal From Afghanistan

By Caitlin Johnstone. -

I don’t write much about the specific individuals who drive the oligarchic empire because individuals are not the problem, the system is. Right-wing conspiracy analysts prefer to focus on [...]

Biden Administration’s September 11 Withdrawal Plan Violates Peace Agreement

By Black Alliance for Peace, Popular Resistance. -

Members of the Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) criticized U.S. President Joe Biden's announcement Wednesday that he would pull troops from Afghanistan on September 11, 2021, thereby violating a [...]

Is The Long War Finally Ending?

By John Feffer, Foreign Policy in Focus. -

In October 1944, with the end of World War II in sight, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin passed a note back and forth to each other at a conference in Moscow. On the piece of paper, Churchill [...]

Scheer Intelligence: What Is It About The Democrats’ Love Of War?

By Robert Scheer, -

Nearly two full decades into the Afghanistan War, with just a month left before the United States under President Trump had agreed to withdraw its remaining troops from Afghanistan at long last, [...]

US Joins ‘Rules-Based World’ on Afghanistan

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, Popular Resistance. -

On March 18, the world was treated to the of U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken sternly lecturing senior Chinese officials about the need for China to respect a “rules-based order.” The [...]

Biden Plans To Stay In Afghanistan Past May 1 Deadline

By Matthew Petty, Responsible Statecraft. -

The Biden administration is planning to keep U.S. forces in Afghanistan past an agreed-upon May 1 deadline to withdraw, the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said Wednesday to a [...]

The Taliban MLB Franchise Favored To Win It All

By Maj. Danny Sjursen, USA (Ret.), -

Let the record show that the almighty American military machine was soundly defeated by an enemy that didn’t like fighting either in the dark or cold. Talk about bad medicine that’s good for a [...]

Leaving Afghanistan By May 1?

By Eve Ottenberg, Counterpunch. -

Will the U.S. military ever leave Afghanistan? The answer appears to be no. When the U.S. military comes it stays. It’s been in Germany since the 1940s, and now has expanded, with its attack dog, [...]

Black Alliance For Peace Solidarity Network Demands NATO Support Peace Process In Afghanistan

By the Black Alliance for Peace Solidarity Network, Popular Resistance. -

The Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) Solidarity Network, made up of allied organizations and individuals, demands the North Atlantic Treaty Organization end its imperialist endeavor in Afghanistan [...]

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