All Articles on Afghanistan

NATO-led airstrikes during the 2011 bombing of Libya. (Photo: Indy Media) Views
Bring the Troops Home, But Also Stop the Bombing
In this "war on terror," the U.S. and its allies have dropped a staggering 291,880 bombs and missiles on other countries
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A boy standing in front of the JRS school in a refugee camp holds a rubber hose like the type used by some teachers to strike children who fail to learn their lessons. Other children hold the raw cauliflower florets they are munching on. The permaculture lessons during the APV-led life skills classes encouraged students to grow vegetables in small containers beside their homes. Greenery beautifies, has a calming effect, and is a small step toward combating air pollution. Views
Afghanistan: Where Can the Anger Go?
KABUL—At a busy four-way intersection in the northwestern part of Kabul, traffic is stuck. There is no traffic signal, and cars are threaded through one another like a woven rug. A passenger car is in front of our taxi. The driver, with two children in the car, has managed to wedge into position,...
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Time to Get Out of Syria
The US has no strategic interest in Syria and no business at all being militarily involved there.
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Jeremy Scahill's Top 10 Takeaways on Mattis Exit and Possible US Withdrawal From Syria and Afghanistan
"This is an opportunity for progressive forces to assert an alternative vision for U.S. foreign policy."
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In One Wretched Day, All You Need to Know About Donald J. Trump
Until Republicans renounce their putrescent Piped Piper, we are all in for it.
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Anti-War Voices: Of Course Trump Should Withdraw US Troops From Syria... and Afghanistan and Yemen and Iraq and...
"The US has been waging endless war for a generation, wasting trillions of dollars and costing countless lives, and we're no better off for it."
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The NATO-led coalition said it was unaware of any civilians in the area of the air strikes. (Photo: Domenico/Flickr/cc) Views
Afghan Officials: US Air Strike Kills At Least 30 Civilians, Including 16 Children
How much longer is this insanity going to continue?
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Will the New House Democrats Take on the War Lobby?
How can we expect the new Democratic House of Representatives to stand up to the war lobby if they choose leaders who voted for the disastrous Iraq war, fail to lead on critical current issues of war, peace and record military spending, and are still in the pay of military-industrial interests?
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Stop Using Pakistan as a Scapegoat for America's Disastrous 'War on Terror': PM Imran Khan
"The U.S. should do a serious assessment of why, despite 140,000 NATO troops plus 250,000 Afghan troops and reportedly $1 trillion spent on war in Afghanistan, the Taliban today are stronger than before," said Pakistan's prime minister
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New Study Details 'Staggering' $6 Trillion (and Counting) Price Tag of Endless US War
"The U.S. continues to fund the wars by borrowing, so this is a conservative estimate of the consequences of funding the war as if on a credit card."
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