Tag Archives: Afghanistan

The History Of Britain’s Deadly Collusion With Terror By
When Britain’s collusion with death squads across the ‘Middle East’ and Africa is mentioned it falls on deaf ears.  The only time you’ll hear of Britain’s open collaboration with these forces are when they are branded ‘moderates’...
Trump-Russia Scandal Distracts From Latest Syria Bombing, Troop Surge In Afghanistan By
MINNEAPOLIS– U.S. media has been abuzz with the latest controversy to strike the Trump administration, centering around accusations that the president attempted to impede the disgraced former Director of the FBI James Comey from fully investigating the administration’s...
Condoleezza Rice: Mid-East Wars Not About Bringing Democracy By
Last week, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice made some surprising admissions about the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, claiming U.S.-led interventions in the Middle East were not about spreading democracy but were instead about addressing security issues. During...
Trump Advisers Propose Expanding America’s Longest Running War By
America’s longest war isn’t ending anytime soon—in fact, it’s about to expand. President Donald Trump’s top military advisors have put forth a plan to boost U.S. troop numbers in Afghanistan by 3,000 to 5,000, the Washington Post reported late...
US Dropping Bombs Faster Than They Can Be Replenished By
Massive air wars in Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan are just the beginning of the story for the United States military, with regular strikes in places like Somalia and Yemen, and constant risks of the US launching a massive war on North Korea at any moment. That’s a lot...
Trump’s Poll Numbers Rise For Every Bomb He Drops By
Highlighting the phenomenon of the “rally effect” — the surge in popular support presidents can receive in times of geopolitical crisis — one media outlet just drew attention to the fact that Donald Trump is seeing a bump in his approval ratings since his recent...
US Refuses To Attend Afghanistan Peace Conference In Moscow By
A new conference in Moscow aimed at discussing new ways to get peace talks going between Afghanistan and the Taliban insurgency has representatives from a lot of the regional powers, including Pakistan, China, India, Iran, and most of central Asia. Despite the US having...
US Drops Largest Non-Nuke Bomb In Afghanistan By
For the first time ever, the United States has used the GBU-43 Massive Ordinance Air Blast (MOAB) bomb, a 21,000 lb conventional bomb, in a non-test environment in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar Province. Officials say they are still assessing what the attack did. The MOAB,...
Russia’s Foreign Minister Calls For End To US, NATO Role In Afghan Drug Trade By
For many years now, the United States has been fighting, and losing, the violent war to end opiate, opioid, and heroin overdoses. As The Free Thought Project has consistently reported, opiate-related overdoses are now killing thousands of Americans per year, with no real...
Nine Civilians, Six Of Them Children, Killed By US Coalition In Afghanistan By
Coalition officials in Afghanistan are promising an investigation after troops were sent to Helmand Province to detonate a arsenal of weapons belonging to the Taliban. The ensuing explosion badly damaged nearby homes, and killed at least nine civilians, six of them children. Details...