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ICC Makes “Dangerous Decision” to Drop Probe into U.S. War Crimes in Afghanistan After U.S. Pressure
ICC Makes “Dangerous Decision” to Drop Probe into U.S. War Crimes in Afghanistan After U.S. Pressure
April 18, 2019

A 2016 report by the ICC accused the U.S. military of torturing at least 61 prisoners in Afghanistan during the ongoing war. The report also accused the CIA of subjecting at least 27 prisoners to torture, including rape, at CIA […]

$7 Billion in Equipment Looted From Former US Base in Afghanistan
April 4, 2019

The US handed over the Camp Kearney base in Paktika Province to the Afghan government in 2014, with an estimated $8 billion in equipment still inside. Today, the estimation is that about $1 billion worth of equipment is left. 

$7 Billion in Equipment Looted From Former US Base in Afghanistan
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Why We Lost the Afghan War (Again)
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Why We Lost the Afghan War (Again)
February 5, 2019

Seventeen years later, the end of America's longest war appears to be drawing near.  U.S. taxpayers spent at least $2 trillion — enough to wipe out all outstanding student loans — on bombing and pillaging and torturing Afghans.

America’s Shameful War
January 29, 2019

Trump should order the fighting ended and all US troops out of Afghanistan within 90 days. End US involvement in the drug trade. Tell India to butt out of Afghanistan. That would be statesmanship. Afghanistan must be allowed to return to its former obscurity.

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Disunity of US Command Lets Afghan Rebels Win the War
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Disunity of US Command Lets Afghan Rebels Win the War
January 23, 2019

The U.S. war on Afghanistan continues to fail. Disunity of command and lack of political foresight guarantee that the U.S. will be losing it. Throughout the last months the 'moderate rebels' in Afghanistan made great strides against the U.S. sponsored government forces.

Tehran Intends to Outplay Trump in Afghanistan
January 2, 2019

Reporting about the situation in Afghanistan has revealed that US diplomats are unprepared to begin peace negotiations. Afghanistan’s leaders are being torn apart by ethnic and political rivalries.

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What are U.S. Soldiers Dying for in Afghanistan?
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What are U.S. Soldiers Dying for in Afghanistan?
November 30, 2018

What makes the most sense for America right now is to immediately end the war, redeploy our troops out of harm’s way, and continue to safeguard our country by means that actually do keep us safe (such as global intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance assets, including close cooperation between federal and state law enforcement officials).

Afghanistan Takes Center Stage in the New Great Game
November 17, 2018

The long and winding road is just starting. A Russia-China-driven peace process, Taliban included. Stable Afghanistan. Islamabad as guarantor. All-Asian solution. No Western invaders welcome.

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