Afghanistan

How the Taliban Chased the West Out of Afghanistan

Days after the Taliban drove into Kabul on August 15, its representatives started making inquiries about the “location of assets” of the central bank of the nation, Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB), which are known to total about $9 billion. Meanwhile,…

Biden’s Botched Withdrawal From Afghanistan Is Consistent With Two Decades of America’s Missteps There

The criticisms against Biden’s withdrawal from Afghanistan are coming from all corners. But most are missing the point. By Sonali Kolhatkar President Joe Biden is under a tremendous amount of pressure from his own Democratic Party and the liberal media…

After Decades of War, Afghans Deserve Peace

After two decades of U.S. war, occupation and bloodshed in Afghanistan, the Biden administration has been faulted for not predicting the speed with which the Afghan government, propped up by the American military and trillions of U.S. taxpayer dollars, would…

As America’s attempt to Westernise Afghanistan by force fails, Kabul may now find its place in Russian & Chinese-dominated Eurasia

Even the Taliban must be surprised at the immense speed of its victory in Afghanistan. The collapse of the US-backed government affects more than just daily life in Kabul, however, causing political echoes across the continent. By Glenn Diesen One…

Jeremy Corbyn: “We must learn the lessons of a two-decade war in Afghanistan”

In his Facebook page Jeremy Corbyn expresses solidarity with the Afghan people and calls for a quick response to the refugee emergency in the region. “All our thoughts today should be with the Afghan people who have endured decades of…

Afghanistan: So What Do the Filthy Commie Peaceniks Say Now?

So, people get hurt when you stop waging wars, and peace is dangerous, and . . . and . . . well, women’s rights! What do the stupid peace lovers say now? Well, here’s what this one says: On September…

20 Years of U.S. Occupation Was Brutal in Afghanistan—And So Will Be the Exit

Alongside the relief of ending the longest war in modern American history, we need to acknowledge the horrors of what we are leaving behind in Afghanistan. By Sonali Kolhatkar When a reporter in early July asked Joe Biden a question…

U.S. leaves Afghanistan with its tail between its legs

“I charge the white man with being the greatest murderer on earth. I charge the white man with being the greatest kidnapper on earth. There is no place in this world that this man can go and say he created…

Afghanistan: Taliban declare three-day cease-fire for Eid

Just hours before the Taliban announced a cease-fire to mark the end of Ramadan, at least 11 people died in a bomb attack on a bus in the southern Zabul province. The Taliban announced a three-day cease-fire Monday to mark the…

Almost Everything Biden Said About Ending the Afghanistan War Was a Lie

While Americans hailed the announcement that the U.S. would withdraw troops from Afghanistan after nearly two decades of war, President Biden left out the most important details about the war and how it will in fact continue. By Sonali Kolhatkar…

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