Afghanistan

From Kabul to the Rio Grande, the U.S. Creates Refugee Crises

The United States has long branded itself as a safe haven for refugees fleeing war and persecution abroad. The current U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan is actually a testament to that, with well over 100,000 people evacuated by the U.S. since…

Taliban’s religious ideology – Deobandi Islam – has roots in colonial India

Following the Taliban’s rapid taking of power in what it describes as a reestablished “Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan,” fears of a certain kind of Islamist ideology being brought back have led a large number of Afghans to flee, or fear…

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…

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