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 […]

Blacklistednews Published on 08-05-2008 Poppy cultivation in Garmser, southern Helmand province, Afghanistan. Source: Pakistan Post – Naveed Miraj ISLAMABAD: After the fall of Taliban government, Afghanistan has again become a hub of narcotics cultivation and smuggling. Thanks to protection, being provided by the US troops, western forces and the Afghan government […]

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The reason the invasion of Afghanistan was initiated was because of 9/11, but the nano-thermite find shows that the attacks were an inside job – so why is New Zealand sending troops? And why is New Zealand helping what the evidence shows to be a criminal regime that murders its […]

March 22, 2009 – 12:04PM https://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-national/remember-911-pm-tells-afghan-doubters-20090322-959t.html Prime Minister Kevin Rudd is urging Australians questioning the nation’s role in Afghanistan to remember the image of the Twin Towers falling. Sergeant Brett Till last Thursday became the 10th Australian soldier to die in Afghanistan when he tried to defuse an improvised explosive […]

Wasn’t this invasion of Afghanistan initially officially started because of 9/11?  How many people does it take to find Osama bin Laden? Yahoo News The administration’s goal of a 400,000-strong Afghan security force is more than three times the size that U.S. officials believed would be adequate for Afghanistan in […]