Afghanistan

The Guardian • Afghanistan

Issue #1970

End of the forever war?

The United States’ longest war has officially come to an end.

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Issue #1977

Afghanistan: no clean end to a dirty war

The Russian Foreign Ministry was the first to announce [last month] that a suicide attack outside Kabul’s Hamid Karzai International Airport killed at least two people and wounded fifteen more.

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Issue #1984

Letter

Dear Editor, I was disappointed to read Matthew Hole’s article, “Afghans Reclaim Sovereignty as US-NATO Occupation Comes to an End” (Guardian #1977), ironically with a...

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Issue #1975

Afghanistan’s socialist years: the promising future killed off by US imperialism

Since the horrific events of the 11th of September, much has been said about the desperate situation of the Afghani people

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Issue #1979

Afghanistan: what’s next?

Little was said about the horrendous consequences of the US-led invasion of Afghanistan and the tens of thousands of Afghan lives that were lost, and the wreckage and chaos that was left behind following the hasty withdrawal by US and allied troops.

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Issue #2046

IWD SA

In her welcome at Fidel’s, a venue belonging to the Workers’ Club, Sally Mitchell, president of the Port Adelaide Workers’ Club and the Port Adelaide...

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Issue #1974

Department of Defence to pay for war crimes

The Department of Defence has pledged to bring soldiers accused of war crimes to justice and pay reparations to their victims by the end of the year.

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Issue #1977

Afghans reclaim sovereignty as US-Nato occupation comes to an end

Celebratory gunfire echoed across Kabul on Tuesday morning, 31st August, as the last US flight took off from Kabul airport, ending twenty years of American occupation in the country.

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Issue #1986

AFGHANISTAN: caught between poverty and possibility

The future of Afghanistan will be determined not only in Kabul, where the Taliban is now firmly in power but also in places such as the Wakhan Corridor.

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Issue #1958

Australia and the US withdraw from Afghanistan

After Joe Biden’s announcement on 14th April that the United States army will be withdrawing from Afghanistan ...

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The International Criminal Court (ICC) in Den Haag. Issue #2065

US shapes ICC to its agenda

Anyone supposing that the newfound enthusiasm in Washington for the International Criminal Court (ICC) would open the door for justice for Palestinians ought not to...

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Issue #2030

“David McBride: declassified” a whistle blower unleashed

There are moments in our lives when we witness someone who has tried to do the right thing to others, to the society in which...

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Issue #1960

Afghanistan, will the US lose the war as well as the peace?

It’s little wonder that Joe Biden wants to get his troops out of Afghanistan.

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Issue #2059

GLOBAL BRIEFS

SRI LANKA: Former president Gotabaya Rajapaksa is accused in a report of tampering with police records in a bid to hamper investigations into mass graves...

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Issue #1970

How big a security threat does China face as Taliban draws closer to border with Xinjiang?

There are increasing concerns that Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is facing a resurgence of terrorism infiltrating through the Wakhan corridor, on the Afghanistan border.

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Issue #2044

GLOBAL BRIEFS

CUBA: Cuba’s President Miguel Diaz-Canel criticised the inclusion of his country in the US Department of State’s list of “States sponsor of terrorism.” “The US...

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Issue #2038

Protest for resettlement

Hundreds of mostly Afghan refugees protested last week in Jakarta calling for resettlement and for basic support while they are stranded in Indonesia. The protest...

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Issue #1976

20 years of occupation of Afghanistan: crass imperialism and a humanitarian disaster

The withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan has ended with the same Taliban forces taking over even larger parts of the country than they controlled before the occupation.

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Issue #2080

GLOBAL BRIEFS

ARGENTINA: Right-wing populist candidate Javier Milei has won in the final round of Argentina’s presidential election, defeating Sergio Massa, who defeated Milei in the first...

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IWD Perth. Issue #2092

International Women’s Day 2024

IWD walk for peace – Perth This year on 8 March around 300 women in Perth walked through Perth CBD for the first IWD Peace...

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Refugee children at a shelter in Tangerang, Indonesia. Issue #2059

Stranded in poverty

Hundreds of refugees, mostly Afghan and Sudanese, staged protests on World Refugee Day on 20th June in cities across Indonesia to demand resettlement after years...

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Refugee support rally. Issue #2074

Cruel Heartless Hypocritical

Last month a 34-year-old Afghan refugee, his heavily pregnant wife and two young children were forcibly evicted from their accommodation in Port Moresby. The eviction...

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