Afghanistan

Afghan women lead protests against Taliban repression

AFGHAN WOMEN are leading the way in organising anti-Taliban protests in Kabul and other parts of Afghanistan, despite increasingly fierce repression. In recent weeks, the Taliban have killed a pregnant police officer, placed a ban on protests organised without government permission and detained more than a dozen journalists, two of whom were beaten so badly […]

Minerwa Tahir  ·  12 September 2021

Afghanistan: Regime changes in Kabul

By Dave Stockton AS THE 20th anniversary of George W Bush’s declaration of the War on Terror and the misnamed Operation Enduring Freedom approached, Joe Biden pulled the plug on the Nato occupation of Afghanistan. Announcing the exit of the remaining 2,500 US troops from the country led to horrible scenes in Kabul airport, with […]

Dave Stockton  ·  27 August 2021

The West abandons Afghans as Taliban claim victory

Defeat for the Nato alliance opens new chapter in Afghan war

Dave Stockton  ·  27 August 2021

USA exits Afghanistan in ignominy

By Dave Stockton Just short of the twentieth anniversary of George W Bush’s declaration of his War on Terrorism, Joe Biden announced the final exit of the remaining 2500 US troops from Afghanistan. US forces abandoned Bagram, the huge, fortified air base, without even notifying the Afghan government forces and as a result the looters […]

Dave Stockton  ·  20 July 2021

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