Biden Covertly Continues US Forever War Against The Afghan People

By Zachary Scott, Covert Action Magazine. -

Contrary to the narrative of U.S. politicians and journalists, the August 2021 withdrawal of U.S. and NATO forces from Afghanistan did not mark the end of the United States’ so-called “forever [...]

Are Western Countries Determined To Starve The People Of Afghanistan?

By Vijay Prashad, People's Dispatch. -

On January 11, 2022, the United Nations (UN) Emergency Relief Coordinator Martin Griffiths appealed to the international community to help raise $4.4 billion for Afghanistan in humanitarian [...]

The Capitalist Death-Drive, Afghan Sanctions, Attack On Medicare

Lee Camp looks at how the capitalist system sits at the heart of the worst problems facing society. In this history lesson, Camp takes you back to the feudal system, to the creation of [...]

Media Forget Afghan Plight As US Sanctions Drive Mass Famine Risk

By Julie Hollar, Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting. -

As the United States withdrew militarily from Afghanistan in August, US TV news interest in the plight of the country’s citizens spiked, often focusing on “the horror awaiting women and girls” [...]

Despite Appeals, US Denies Possibility Of Unfreezing Afghan Assets

By People's Dispatch. -

US White House press secretary Jen Psaki clarified on Tuesday, December 14 said that the government has no plan to unfreeze Afghanistan’s assets. Psaki was responding to a public call by [...]

Murder By Any Other Name

By Scott Ritter, Consortium News. -

On Aug. 29, the United States murdered ten Afghan civilians in a drone strike. The U.S. Air Force Inspector Gen., Lt. Gen. Sami D. Said, was appointed on Sept. 21, to lead an investigation into [...]

Afghanistan Tackles The Islamic State

By Vijay Prashad, Counter Punch. -

On October 8, a terrible blast struck the worshippers attending Friday noon prayers at the Gozar-e-Sayed Abad Mosque in the Khan Abad district of Bandar, the capital of Kunduz, one of [...]

Washington Demands Acquiescence In Afghanistan

By Brett Kershaw, Antiwar.com. -

War and conflict rarely benefit the lives of ordinary people. Indeed, the very nature of war is destructive. In the case of Afghanistan, once the US war and occupation ended, any delusive [...]

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 [...]