All Articles on Afghanistan

Afghan villagers sit on the back of a vehicle carrying dead bodies to a hospital following an airstrike, in Lashkar Gah the capital of Helmand province on September 23, 2019. News
Reports of Wedding Party Bombing Indicate US Forces Have Massacred at Least 70 Afghan Civilians in One Week
"Don't kill us," said one local who survived the recent bombing in Helmand province.
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The US Just Killed 30 Innocent People in Afghanistan. Let's Pretend It Was London.
What if the victims of last week's U.S. drone strike had lived somewhere other than Afghanistan?
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A man walks by U.S. drone graffiti painted on a wall during a campaign against drones in Yemen on May 31, 2018 in Sana'a, Yemen. News
'How Could They Do This to Us?' Ask Afghan Farmers After Reporting Reveals Officials Knew Civilians Were in Area of Lethal US Drone Strike
"This is just one of the horrors of endless war."
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In recent years, as the American-led coalition has closed down bases in advance of a prospective U.S. military withdrawal, more and more Afghans have died or been injured by military waste exploding in abandoned areas once used by international security forces as firing ranges. (Photo: Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty Images) Views
The Saddest Story of All: The Imperial Debris of War
Why ending the Afghan War won’t end the killing.
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An MQ-9 Reaper drone flies a combat mission. News
'Total Massacre' as U.S. Drone Strike Kills 30 Farmers in Afghanistan
Amnesty International said the bombing "suggests a shocking disregard for civilian life."
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Afghan children look on as a US soldier from the Provincial Reconstruction team (PRT) Steel Warriors patrols in the mountains of Nuristan Province on December 19, 2009. (Photo: Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty Images) Views
#NeverForget the War in Afghanistan
Let's remember: the only reason U.S. troops are dying in Afghanistan is because they are deployed to Afghanistan
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Not only do corporate media credulously assume that the US has always been interested in peace, conveniently forgetting that the US rejected offers from the Taliban to hand Osama bin Laden over and surrender soon after the invasion. (Photo: US Marine Corps/Sgt. Mark Fayloga) Views
On 18th Anniversary of 9/11, Media Worry About ‘Premature’ End to Afghan War
The Afghans are one of the least happy populations ever recorded. Yet corporate media’s propagandistic coverage discourages the US from doing the one thing that might help change that: get out.
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The 9/11 attacks, Sen. Bernie Sanders said Wednesday, "began an era of endless war for our country and we must change course." News
On 18th Anniversary of 9/11, Bernie Sanders Calls for End to Endless War
"U.S. power should be measured not by our ability to blow things up, but to bring people together around our common humanity."
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Habib (standing, left) serves fruit at a meeting for parents at a “Street Kids School” meeting. Six years ago, Afghan Peace Volunteers members befriended Habib after his father had been killed when a bomb exploded in Kabul. His colleague Masoma is in the background. (Photo: Kathy Kelly) Views
A Morning in Afghanistan
Amidst political posturing, aerial terrorism, and street bombings, Afghan citizens pursue their daily work toward peace.
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The Taliban have made further advances this year, even this month. (Photo: Veronique de Viguerie/Edit by Getty Images) Views
Trump-Taliban Talks Like Those With N. Korea—A Photo Op on the Deck of the Titanic
The Taliban don’t think they are losing, because they are not.
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