How Feminists Can Support Afghan Women Living Under The Taliban

By Medea Benjamin And Ariel Gold, Jacobin. -

Since the Taliban took control of Kabul and Afghanistan’s central government on August 15, efforts to support Afghan women have become extremely challenging. According to some prominent US [...]

US And Taliban Delegations Meet In Doha

By People's Dispatch. -

US and Taliban delegations met in Qatar’s capital Doha on October 9-10, the first such meeting since the political developments of August when the latter took over the country. Following the [...]

The Names You’ll Never Know

By Nick Turse, Consortium News. -

As a parting shot, on its way out of Afghanistan, the United States military launched a drone attack that the Pentagon called a “righteous strike.” The final missile fired during 20 years of [...]

War Is A Racket: Ex-State Department Official Matthew Hoh Speaks Out

By Lowkey, Mintpress News. -

What was the Afghanistan War all about? That is the question on many people’s lips after a devastating 20-year campaign that has killed an estimated 176,000 people and displaced nearly 6 million [...]

20 Years Of Post-9/11 Amnesia

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

The constant demand that we “Never forget!,” the events of September 11, 2001 is rather laughable. Forgetting is difficult after enduring 20 years of war propaganda. News stories about that day [...]

The Winner In Afghanistan: China

By Alfred Mccoy, Tom's Dispatch. -

The collapse of the American project in Afghanistan may fade fast from the news here, but don’t be fooled. It couldn’t be more significant in ways few in this country can even begin to [...]

The Only Way To Effectively Counter Terror Is To End War

By Kathy Kelly, Waging Nonviolence. -

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, I was among a small group of U.S. citizens who sat on milk crates or stood holding signs across from the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in Manhattan. We had [...]

Never Forget: Lessons Of The Post-9/11 Warpath

By Abby Martin, Empire Files. -

As the US Empire tries to leave its 9/11 warpath on Afghanistan & Iraq in the past, Abby Martin reviews the core lessons. "We've witnessed a striking conclusion to the Afghanistan War, where for [...]

US Corporate Media Watch

By Richard Medhurst And Roberto Sirvent, Black Agenda Report. -

The idea of achieving women’s emancipation through military occupation is a farce. You cannot have women’s rights, human rights or any rights when you live under the military rule of a foreign [...]

The United States’ Recent Failures Should Serve As A Warning To Its Allies

By Charles Xu, Select. -

On May 26, 2021, President Joe Biden ordered US intelligence agencies to produce “analysis of the origins of COVID-19” within 90 days. This move followed weeks of speculation surrounding the [...]

How Elite US Institutions Created Afghanistan’s Neoliberal President Ashraf Ghani

By Ben Norton, The Grayzone. -

No individual is more emblematic of the corruption, criminality, and moral rot at the heart of the 20-year US occupation of Afghanistan than President Ashraf Ghani. As the Taliban took over [...]

‘America’s Longest War’ Is Not Over!

By Brian Terrell, UNAC. -

On August 31, President Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. stepped up to the White House podium, squared his shoulders, looked the American public straight in the eye — and told them the biggest lie of [...]

The Unlearnt Lessons Of 9/11, Twenty Years Out

By Mark Dunlea, Green Education and Legal Fund. -

Twenty years after 9/11, America is less safe, a deeply troubled country, ravaged by COVID, racism, inequality, extreme weather from global warming and political strife. Its political leaders [...]

US Collected 4.8 Million Biometric Records Of Afghans

By Margaret Hu, Consortium News. -

In the wake of the Taliban’s takeover of Kabul and the ouster of the Afghan national government, alarming reports indicate that the insurgents could potentially access biometric data collected by [...]

Whistleblower Shares Perspective On End To Afghanistan War

By Kevin Gosztola, The Dissenter. -

David McBride is a former military lawyer in the Royal Australia Regiment and Australia Special Forces. He completed two tours in Afghanistan and submitted an internal complaint against what he [...]