All Articles on Afghanistan

Somali refugees at the Dadaab refugee camp (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
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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Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), a 2020 presidential candidate, speaks during a news conference with fellow Democrats at the U.S. Capitol October 25, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Views
Where Is the Democratic Alternative to Forever War?
There sure are lots to choose from. By now, more than 20 candidates have announced a run for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. And with national security adviser John “Regime Change” Bolton, along with the others in the four Bs cabal—Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, Mohammed bin Salman of...
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Top Ten Differences Between the Iraq War and Trump’s Proposed Iran War
There is no way to compare the devastating consequences of the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, but a war of choice with Iran would represent something on an even larger scale
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Teenager Mary Ann Vecchio kneels over the body of Kent State University student Jeffrey Miller (1950 - 1970) who had been shot during an anti-war demonstration on the university campus, Kent, Ohio, May 4, 1970. The protests, initially over the US invasion of Cambodia, resulted in the deaths of four protesters, including Miller, and the injuries of nine others after the National Guard opened fire on students. (Photo: Howard Ruffner/Getty Images) Views
CIA Veteran to Chair Kent State 50th May 4 Commemoration Advisory Committee
“This appointment is a travesty and an insult to all those that seek peace and social justice.”
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President Trump has granted former Army 1st Lt. Michael Behenna a full pardon for his charge of unpremeditated murder in a combat zone. Behanna is pictured in Iraq in 2008, shortly before he murdered an Iraqi prisoner. News
'Presidential Endorsement of Murder': Trump Pardon of US Soldier Who Tortured, Killed Iraqi Prisoner Spurs Outrage
"This pardon from Trump is just another part of his white supremacy tour."
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An F-15E Strike Eagle from Bagram Air Base deploys flares over Afghanistan Nov. 12, 2008. ( News
Pentagon: American Public Doesn't Need to Know How Much Territory We've Lost in Afghanistan
"The only people who don't know what's going on are the people who are paying for all of this, and that's the American taxpayer."
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'Unprecedented': UN Finds US-Backed Forces Killed More Afghan Civilians Than Taliban and ISIS Did So Far in 2019
"A shocking number of civilians continue to be killed and maimed each day."
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Thanks to the withdrawal of the International Criminal Court, this crime—and hundreds of others—will neither be properly documented nor will there be justice for the victims and survivors. (Photo: Sgt. Daniel P. Shook/ Afghanistan Media Operations Center/ DVIDSHUB/cc/flickr) Views
Nothing to See Here: The U.S. Government Prevents Investigations Into War Crimes in Afghanistan
The U.S. war on Afghanistan, which has been ongoing since 2001, has produced an unknown death count with unknown numbers of war crimes
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Threatening 'Swift' Retaliation if US, Israel, or Allies Probed, Trump Celebrates ICC's Rejected War Crimes Probe as 'Major International Victory'
Victims' advocates called the court's decision "a grave disappointment for survivors of war-on-terror era torture who have waited nearly two decades for justice"
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Following Trump Administration's Bullying, ICC Judges Reject Probe Into War Crimes in Afghanistan
The decision represents "a shocking abandonment of the victims"
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