End of the forever war?
The United States’ longest war has officially come to an end.
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.
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
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
“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...
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.
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.