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The US Is Doubling Down On Its Endless War In Afghanistan, The ‘Grave Of Empires’ By
AFGHANISTAN — Afghanistan, also known as the “Grave of Empires,” has been the victim of imperial occupation and exploitation by U.S. and coalition forces for nearly two decades. An entire generation of Americans will have...
Civilian Deaths Toll In Afghanistan Hits Record High By
The civilian death toll in Afghanistan, some 16 years into the US-led invasion and occupation, continues to rise precipitously, with the most recent figures out of the United Nations showing 1,662 civilians killed in the first half of 2017, the highest civilian toll of...
Australian Special Forces Tried To Cover Up Killing Of Children In Afghanistan By
Adding to evidence of the humanitarian nightmare the Afghan War has become, Australia is now investigating soldiers from their special forces related to evidence that at least twice in raids in Kandahar Province, those troops killed children in rural areas, then tried...
White House Hires Billionaire War Profiteers To Aid In War Planning By
Two of President Donald Trump’s closest aides have reportedly solicited advice from two wealthy private military contractors — Erik Prince, founder of Blackwater, and Stephen Feinberg, the billionaire owner of DynCorp International—on how to proceed with...
Wikileaks: UAE Asked The US To Bomb Al Jazeera Headquarters By
The Crown Prince of the UAE Mohamed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan asked the Americans to bomb the headquarters of Al Jazeera during the US war in Afghanistan, Arabi21.com revealed yesterday. According to the document bin Zayed spoke about a meeting between his father and the...
Royal Military Police Allege British Special Forces Executed Civilians In Afghanistan By
The British Special Air Service is facing accusations of war crimes following the exposure of an internal investigation into murderous rampages conducted across Afghanistan that were subsequently covered up. The massive Royal Military Police investigation, called Operation...
UN Report Reveals 3 Nations Producing Most Refugees Were Targets Of US Intervention By
CHILE– A United Nations report has shed light on the world’s burgeoning crisis of displaced peoples, finding that a record 65.6 million were forced to vacate their homes in 2016 alone. More than half of them were minors. The Office of the UN High Commissioner for...
McMaster’s Plan For Another Surge In Afghanistan Is Doomed To Failure By
Over the weekend, the New York Times reported that President Trump’s National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster will soon be proposing yet another troop increase in Afghanistan. According to the Times, “The White House shelved the deliberations over Afghanistan three...
Blackwater Founder Calls For ‘American Viceroy’ To Rule Afghanistan By
Displaying what one commentator called “sheer 19th-century bloodlust and thirst for empire,” Erik Prince, founder of the private mercenary firm Blackwater, argued in The Wall Street Journal this week that the United States should deploy an “East India...
Terrorist Attack On Kabul Diplomatic Zone Leaves 80 Dead, Scores Wounded By
KABUL, Afghanistan — A massive suicide truck bombing rocked a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul on Wednesday morning, killing 80 people and wounding as many as 350, an attack that left a scene of mayhem and destruction and sent a huge plume of smoke over the Afghan...