Enough Folded Flags: Military Families Speak Out Against The Afghanistan War

By Stacy Bannerman, Otherwords.org -

You’d hardly know it from the news, but we’ve been continuously at war in Afghanistan since 2001. The war quietly turned 17 on October 7. Unfortunately, America’s amnesia didn’t prevent Command [...]

Suicide Rate Surging Among Afghanistan Iraq War Veterans

By Whitney Webb, Mintpress News. -

Washington - New data released Wednesday by the Department of Veterans Affairs has shown that the suicide rate among young military veterans continues to climb, despite a decline in the overall [...]

17 Years Of Getting Afghanistan Completely Wrong

By David Swanson, Davidswanson.org -

There are, as far as I know, no polls on the percentage of people in the United States who know that the war is still going on, but it seems to be pretty low. Polling Report lists no polls at all [...]

The U.S. Goes To War Against The ICC To Cover Up Alleged War Crimes In Afghanistan

By Murtaza Hussain, Theintercept.com -

September 16, 2018 "Information Clearing House" -  The United States has never been a friend of the International Criminal Court. While relations between the U.S. and the ICC have fluctuated over [...]

The U.S. Goes To War Against The ICC To Cover Up Alleged War Crimes In Afghanistan

By Murtaza Hussain, Theintercept.com -

THE UNITED STATES has never been a friend of the International Criminal Court. While relations between the U.S. and the ICC have fluctuated over the course of different administrations, the [...]

An Afghan Woman’s Reflection On Afghanistan Post 9/11

By Samira Abrar, Popular Resistance -

The U.S. troops that invaded Afghanistan to overthrow the Taliban are still there 17 years later, and so are the Taliban. Today, up to 20 insurgent groups are waging war in my homeland. The US [...]

Afghanistan: The War That Shames America

By Eric Margolis, Informationclearinghouse.info -

There, a valiant, fiercely-independent people, the Pashtun (Pathan) mountain tribes, have battled the full might of the US Empire to a stalemate that has so far cost American taxpayers $4 [...]

Afghanistan: US Losing Its Longest War Despite Trump Escalation

By F. Michael Maloof, Rt.com -

The latest conflicting reports about whether or not the Taliban has taken the strategic city of Ghazni between the Afghan capital of Kabul and Kandahar reflect the dilemma and difficulties that [...]

Marching For Peace, From Helmand To Hiroshima

By Maya Evans, Vcnv.org -

I have just arrived in Hiroshima with a group of Japanese “Okinawa to Hiroshima peace walkers” who had spent nearly two months walking Japanese roads protesting U.S. militarism. At the same time [...]

Afghanistan: Civilian Deaths Hit Record High, Says UN

By Staff, Aljazeera.com -

The number of civilians killed in Afghanistan hit a record high in the first half of the year, despite last month's ceasefire, according to the United Nations. In the latest figures released on [...]

Resisting War Through Education And Local Cooperatives

By Kathy Kelly, Intrepid Report. -

War profiteers deliver hellish realities and futile prospects, but the Afghan Peace Volunteers have not given up on bettering their country. In recent visits to Kabul, we’ve listened as they [...]

On Purpose, In Kabul

By Kathy Kelly, Vcnv.org -

Writing this week for the Chicago Tribune, Steve Chapman called a U.S. Government report on the war in Afghanistan “a chronicle of futility.” “The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan [...]

A Mile In Their Shoes

By Kathy Kelly, Voices for Creative Nonviolence. -

This past Friday in Afghanistan’s Ghazni province, Hazara girls joined young Pashto boys to sing Afghanistan’s national anthem as a welcome to Pashto men walking 400 miles from Helmand to Kabul. [...]

Teen Solidarity Against The Merchants Of Death

By Kathy Kelly, Dissidentvoice.org -

Here in Kabul, as the rising sun begins to warm our chilly rooms, I hear excited laughter from downstairs. Rosemary Morrow, a renowned Australian permaculture expert, has begun teaching [...]