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textAs War Keeps Poisoning Humanity, Organizing Continues to Be the Antidote by Norman Solomon
"The Blob" of militarism keeps on oozing...
Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2021 5:09PM
textWar on Afghanistan: The Most Expensive Mass Murder in History by Catherine
The war on Afghanistan was the most expensive mass murder in history. About US$2.3 trillion of the US taxpayers' money was spent killing 230,000 people--$10 million for each civilian, military personnel, soldier of fortune. Who profits from major disasters, wars, pandemics?...
Posted: Mon Aug 30, 2021 11:56PM
textAnd so it begins again: The media recycles Afghanistan war lies by Patrick Martin (WSWS Repost)
Claims that the US war was waged for democracy and women’s rights and against terrorism are even more threadbare than in 2001....
Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2021 10:52PM
textMedia propaganda and the Afghan debacle by Joseph Kishore (WSWS Repost)
In the wake of the collapse of the US puppet government in Afghanistan, the media and political establishment have been consumed by the question: how they were so disastrously “caught off guard” by the extremely rapid collapse of the regime in Kabul?...
Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2021 11:45PM
textThe fall of the Afghan puppet regime: A historic debacle for US imperialism by WSWS Editorial Board (repost)
The collapse of the Afghan government shatters the myth of American invincibility promoted by the US ruling elite after the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991....
Posted: Mon Aug 16, 2021 2:18AM
textImminent Collapse of U.S. Imperial project Afghanistan by DLi
the 40+ year U.S. Imperial project in Afghanistan(started by the Carter administration back in 1979, with Uncle Sam's backing of Usama binLaden--UBL--and his band of jihadists) is now collapsing like a house of cards, sending shock waves in Washington and on the Public airwaves, especially in the NeoLiberal "Corprorate-bin-Laden" media. The rush is on to explain away the bloody hands of Uncle Sam in creating and maintaining the myth that the U.S. went in with good intentions to help "democra...
Posted: Sat Aug 14, 2021 5:11AM
textInternational Criminal Court should investigate the US for war crimes by Lynda Carson
National Security Advisor John Bolton threatened the International Criminal Court as recent as Monday, September 10, while giving a speech to the nefarious Federalist Society at the Mayflower Hotel!...
Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 6:36AM
textNational Security Advisor John Bolton threatens ICC with sanctions and arrests by Lynda Carson
The victims mentioned murder, rape, forced disappearance, attacks against civilians and pillage. The ICC report said victims’ backing for an ICC investigation was “overwhelming” with 98 per cent of victims who made submissions to the Court saying they wanted to see this happen!...
Posted: Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:02AM
textNew Front in 16 Year War on Afghanistan by Curt
One had to search the NY Times for today's lead story (World News section, subcategory Asia Pacific), U.S. Drops 'Mother of All Bombs' on Afghanistan; White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer announced the action in his daily briefing: "The U.S. has dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan."...
Posted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 3:21PM
textMore than 15 years by Ted Rudow III, MA
The U.S. Department of Defense says it will make "condolence payments" to the families of those killed and survivors of a U.S. airstrike that mistakenly struck a Doctors Without Border hospital in Afghanistan last week At least 22 people were killed in the aerial bombardment of the charity hospital during fighting in Kunduz on Oct. 3. The dead included 12 staff members and 10 patients, including three children, Doctors Without Borders said. 2086...
Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 1:25PM
textDoctors without Borders Afghan Hospital Singled Out for Attack 5 Times by Abolish the Military
Nazi USA's military made 5 passes over the Doctors without Borders (MSF in French) hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan and bombed only the hospital, nothing else, despite the fact that huge flags on its roof identified it as a hospital. IT WAS A DELIBERATE ATTACK, and when it comes to the US military, IT IS ALWAYS A DELIBERATE ATTACK. If you think you can stand on the streets of San Francisco and applaud the Navy's Blue Death as it roars illegally low over our heads, wasting tax dollars and oil...
Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2015 6:00PM
textDoctors Without Borders Spokesperson Says US Knew Coordinates Of Hospital by Listener
Doctors Without Borders reported that the attack by US planes on their hospital in Afghanistan did not stop for 45 minutes after a call to the USG was made/...
Posted: Sat Oct 3, 2015 1:41PM
textRemake the world by Ted Rudow III, MA
The U.S. has also slain many in Afghanistan, both those called the Taliban and those whom they had mistaken for Taliban and terrorists. It made little difference to the U.S., for they were convinced of the righteousness of their cause and shrugged off the many innocents who died as “mistakes that happen.” After all, Afghans had been killing each other for hundreds of years, so what was a few more—especially since the U.S. had come to bring them “liberty.”...
Posted: Sat Jan 10, 2015 1:50PM
textAmerica's Criminal Afghanistan Legacy by Stephen Lendman
anti-war...
Posted: Thu Jan 30, 2014 11:50PM
textA need by Ted Rudow III, MA
The White House and Afghanistan are reportedly close to an agreement that would allow continued U.S. raids even after most American troops withdraw in 2014. Under the deal, the United States would continue raiding Afghan homes under "extraordinary circumstances" to save lives. In return, the Afghan government has asked President Obama to write a letter apologizing for U.S. operations that have killed or injured Afghan civilians....
Posted: Thu Nov 21, 2013 12:56PM
textIs Canada guilty of war crimes? by John McNamer
This article from the Canadian Civil Liberties Association Newsletter examines the recent request to the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court in The Hague to investigate Canada's alleged complicity in war crimes related to Afghan detainees and to extraordinary renditions. The CCLA article can be accessed by going to the link at the bottom, where you will find hyperlinks accessing the full request to the ICC and to all documentations submitted in support. Author John ...
Posted: Sun Nov 17, 2013 4:12PM
textPrisoners by Ted Rudow III, MA
With less than a year left in his final term, President Hamid Karzai insists that he is eager to leave the presidential palace and lead a quieter life. It turns out, though, he may just be moving next door, to a lavish new home yards from the complex that has been the seat of his power for more than a decade....
Posted: Sun Oct 6, 2013 2:55PM
textPeace and refuge by Ted Rudow III, MA
Poor Afghanistan has really suffered, and it’s now suffering worse than ever. The poor, the women, children, and old folks suffer the most because they have so little already and are so needy, so often they don’t survive. And the men go off to fight and often they don’t make it either. War is horrible...
Posted: Wed May 29, 2013 11:19AM
textBradley Manning's Full Statement by repost
My Goal? To "Share with World... True Cost of the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan"...
Posted: Mon Mar 4, 2013 9:18AM
textThe Resurrection of Osama bin Laden by Ken Meyercord
Did Osama bin Laden die twice: first in Tora Bora, Afghanistan in 2001 and a second time in Abbottabad, Pakistan in 2011?...
Posted: Sat Dec 15, 2012 1:16PM