All Articles on Afghanistan

The president who claims to be saving the United States is out there patrolling the firebreak, but with lighter fluid in hand. (Photo: Pixabay) Views
Trump: Out of the Graveyard and into the Pyre?
Even if Trump manages to end the war in Afghanistan, he’s fueling other wars that will be even more devastating.
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How America's Wars End (Messily)
And the Afghan war will be no exception
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'An Insult to All Afghans': Kabul Outraged After Trump Floats Plan to Kill Millions, Wipe Afghanistan Off Face of the Earth
The U.S. president said he has not acted on the plan because he doesn't "want to kill 10 million people"
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Martha, a granddaughter of the Catholic Worker Movement's founder Dorothy Day, is one of seven activists, the "King’s Bay Plowshares 7", whose April 4, 2018 action was in accord with their deeply held beliefs that life is sacred, and must not be taken in war. (Photo: Kathy Kelly) Views
Remnants of War
The Taliban, U.S. Government, and every other warring party in Afghanistan must be asked: "How many more civilians, including children, are you willing to kill and maim?"
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An Afghan man and his son watch as soldiers from the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division prepare to sweep their home News
Majorities of Both US Veterans and Public Believe Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan 'Not Worth Fighting'
The polled groups also told the Pew Research Center that the U.S. military campaign in Syria wasn't worthwhile
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We're the Afghan Peace Volunteers in Kabul, And We Have Three Dreams
Our three dreams are about reuniting with nature and 7.7 billion other human beings
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 An Afghan man and his son watch as soldiers from the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division prepare to sweep their home November 7, 2002 in southeastern Afghanistan. Soldiers discovered over a dozen mines and grenades, 14 rocket propelled grenades, and plastic explosives as they searched several compounds as part of Operation Alamo Sweep. (Photo: Scott Nelson/Getty Images) Views
Peace Is a Word That the West Has Taken From the Afghans
With no end of war in sight, this past year has been the deadliest year for civilians since the United States first began to bomb Afghanistan in 2001
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Denouncing US Bullying of ICC, Rights Groups Demand Afghan War Crimes Victims Get Their Day in Court
Appeal filed against International Criminal Court's rejection of war crimes probe
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The American Cult of Bombing and Endless War
The very Dark Side of US air power
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Trump’s Policies Are Harming Refugees Worldwide
His administration’s near-ban on refugee admissions is having a destructive domino effect in front-line countries
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