Afghanistan

Vijay Prashad and Noam Chomsky on Afghanistan War & the Fragility of US Empire

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The U.S. government has destroyed cities, countries, and towns around the world, through bombs and air raids, military ground invasions, naval attacks, economic sanctions and strangulation, coups, and more. Some say U.S. force is never ending, others say it’s on a fast decline, almost gone forever. Vijay Prashad and Noam...

Starving Afghans Forced to Sell Organs as U.S. Freezes $9 Billion Reserves with former Colonel Ann Wright

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A year after the withdrawal from Afghanistan, the country is facing horrendous conditions and $9 billion of their reserves are still frozen by Western banks. Peace activist, retired U.S. Army colonel and State Dept. official Ann Wright addresses the situation. She was part of the team that opened the U.S....

Blood Money: War Vet Breaks Down Who Got Rich Off 20 Year Afghan War

Eugene Puryear
The US has admitted its defeat after two decades of imperialist war in Afghanistan. Why did the US stay in this war for 20 years? Who was profiting? And who is yelling the loudest right now about human rights in hopes of getting back those military contracts? War veteran Mike...

Ending the Forever War: What does the US withdrawal mean for Afghans?

Rania Khalek
Is the US really ending the “forever war”? What does it mean for Afghans on all sides of the conflict? Rania Khalek is joined by Aziz Hakimi, an Afghan expert and researcher at the Chr. Michelsen Institute, who has done extensive field work throughout Afghanistan, for a comprehensive discussion on...