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Afghan War



Biden's Progressive Path Through Afghanistan

No greater bleeding wound exists for the United States in the world than the unending Global War on Terror.

Matthew Hoh ·


Biden's Drone Wars

Talk of peace in Afghanistan, Yemen, the streets of the U.S., is not coherent while waging wars with drones.

Brian Terrell ·


We Could Have Greened Half the US Electrical Grid With $2.26 Wasted on Afghan War

Much of the money spent in Afghanistan was wasted and disappeared into a fog of corruption.

Juan Cole ·


The US Did Not Bring Peace, Democracy, or Freedom to Afghanistan

Twenty years of war and U.S. interference have brought no long-term, positive gains in Afghanistan. War is not the answer—not in Afghanistan, Iraq, or Syria.  Peace must be our demand.

Mary Hladky ·


What's Needed for a More Lasting Peace in Afghanistan

President Biden announced a removal of all U.S. troops by September 11, but he failed to include some important details.

Medea Benjamin ·


As Biden Plans Withdrawal, Analysis Shows Afghan War Cost At Least 241,000 Lives and $2.26 Trillion

"Ending the war as soon as possible is the only rational and humane thing to do," said a co-director of the Costs of War Project.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Contrary to What Biden Said, US Warfare in Afghanistan Is Set to Continue

No matter what the White House and the headlines say, U.S. taxpayers won’t stop subsidizing the killing in Afghanistan until there is an end to the bombing and "special operations" that remain shrouded in secrecy.

Norman Solomon ·


Afghanistan Withdrawal Good, Say Sanders and Khanna, But Biden Must Do More to End 'Forever Wars'

"It's about time we bring home our troops and end this trillion-dollar war in Afghanistan," said Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.).

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·


After Nearly 20-Year Assault on Afghanistan, Biden Says 'It Is Time to End America's Longest War'

White House announcement for complete withdrawal comes nearly two decades after the U.S. president, then a senator, backed the 2001 invasion.

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·