The War In Afghanistan Is A Fraud

By Lee Camp, Truthdig. -

Bombs have numbers. Humans have names. Our American military boasts a skill and passion for using numbers to turn names into yet more numbers. But these numbers have grown so gargantuan and out [...]

Trump Threatens Afghan Armageddon U.S. “Plans” For The Afghan War Might Prove A Crime Against Humanity

By Nick Turse, -

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 CIA thought so [...]

Majorities Of U.S. Veterans, Public Say The Wars In Iraq And Afghanistan Were Not Worth Fighting

By Ruth Igielnik and Kim Parker, -

Nearly 18 years since the start of the war in Afghanistan and 16 years since the U.S. invasion of Iraq, majorities of U.S. military veterans say those wars were not worth fighting, according to a [...]

After 18 Years of US Occupation, Poll Finds Zero Percent Of Afghans Thriving, 85 Percent “Suffering”

By Alan Macleod, -

Since the 2001 occupation of Afghanistan began, fighting has not stopped, destroying the country and leading to the U.S. spending an estimated $2 trillion on the war. American polling firm [...]

Peace And The Withdrawal Of American Soldiers From Afghanistan Put On Hold

By Vladimir Odintsov, -

According to Hawa Alam Nuristani, Chairwoman of the Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan, the current president of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, came first in the country’s presidential [...]

The Real Lesson Of Afghanistan Is That Regime Change Does Not Work

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

The trove of U.S. “Lessons Learned” documents on Afghanistan published by the Washington Post portrays, in excruciating detail, the anatomy of a failed policy, scandalously hidden from the public [...]

Afghan Papers Inadvertently Document WaPo’s Role In Spreading Official Lies

By Joshua Cho, -

The Washington Post’s publication of the “Afghanistan Papers” (12/9/19) unveiled over 2,000 pages of unpublished notes of interviews with US officials involved in the Afghanistan War, from a [...]

Why The Afghanistan Papers Are An Eerie Reminder Of Vietnam

By Vijay Prashad, Globetrotter, a project of the Independent Media Institute. -

The trove of documents released by the U.S. government as part of its own internal study on the ongoing U.S. war on Afghanistan is telling. Both the Pentagon Papers on Vietnam and the recent [...]

Afghanistan: Graveyard Of Empires

By Eric Margolis, American Herald Tribune -

This week, the venerable Washington Post newspaper revealed a bombshell, 2,000 page, secret Pentagon report detailing the astounding failure of US war strategy in Afghanistan, America’s longest [...]

The “Afghanistan Papers”: The Criminality And Disaster Of A War Based Upon Lies

By Bill Van Auken, -

The publication Monday by the Washington Post of interviews with senior US officials and military commanders on the nearly two-decades-old US war in Afghanistan has provided a damning indictment [...]

I Knew The War In Afghanistan Was A Lie

By Maj. Danny Sjursen, -

Nightmares still haunt me. Sometimes it’s the standard stuff associated with classic post-traumatic stress disorder: flashbacks of horrible attacks and images of my mutilated troopers. More [...]

The Afghanistan Pentagon Papers

By Mel Gurtov, Popular Resistance -

The war in Afghanistan, America’s longest, has cost about 2,300 US lives, over 20,000 wounded, and about $1 trillion. Now, thanks to the persistence of the Washington Post, we have an abundance [...]

The CIA’s Terror Regimes In Afghanistan

By Emran Feroz, -

It was in the middle of the night in December 2018 when members of the so-called Khost Protection Force (KPF) raided a home in the eastern Afghan province of Paktia and killed six people. Among [...]

US Out Of Syria And The Middle East

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

Above: US Out of the Middle East, Los Angeles protest against bombing in Syria from Stop The Turkish Invasion Of Syria The crisis in Syria has taken a new direction with the Turkish [...]

From Kabul: Youth On The Road To Peace

By Dr. Hakim, Voices for Creative Nonviolence. -

Despite the violent crises which we human beings have created for Afghanistan and our planet earth, I have witnessed yet again how renewing our relationships with Nature and one another can calm [...]