So, what’s REALLY going on? Is the apparent Taliban “victory” in Afghanistan masking the true narrative? Kit Knightly Afghanistan has “fallen”, that’s the line. The Taliban forces have taken the opportunity of US/NATO withdrawal and swept across the entire country, taking every major city within a week and with barely […]

This is a repost of two items we posted here back in May and June. In light of recent events and Biden’s statement that he will “not repeat the past”, this makes for interesting context. THERE ARE MORE WAYS TO WAGE WAR THAN PUTTING TROOPS ON THE GROUND! Secretary of […]

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin on Thursday said the US military has already begun so-called “over the horizon capabilities” for operations in Afghanistan, which is Pentagon jargon for spying on and bombing the country from outside its borders. Dave Decamp – AntiWar.com June 10, 2021 Austin told the Senate Armed Services Committee that combat and surveillance […]

Troops on the ground aren’t the only measure of horrific warfare, writes Norman Solomon.   A U.S. Army soldier watching U.S. Air Force fighter jets attack positions in Afghanistan’s Korengal Valley, Aug. 13, 2009. (U.S. Army, Matthew Moeller) ByNorman SolomonNormanSolomon.com When I met a 7-year-old girl named Guljumma at a refugee camp […]

In what’s already being hailed as a defining and explosive “Pentagon papers” moment, a cache of previously classified documents obtained by The Washington Post show top Pentagon leaders continuously lied to the public about the “progress” of the now eighteen-year long Afghan war. By Tyler Durden The some 2,000 pages of notes from […]