Tag Archives: Afghanistan

How Opium Greed is Keeping US Troops in Afghanistan

Abby Martin takes a look at a shocking statistic that puts opium production in Afghanistan at a record high, and puts into perspective the different corporate interests that could be keeping US forces in Afghanistan well beyond 2014. Despite efforts … Continue reading

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Torture on Tape: Disturbing Video Shows U.S. Special Forces Observing Brutal Afghan Interrogation

A video just posted online by Rolling Stone shows a hogtied prisoner being whipped by Afghan security forces, as what appears to be two unidentified American military officers look on. According to investigative reporter Matthieu Aikins, the Army’s Criminal Investigation … Continue reading

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Fighting Against Peace: Why US Doesn’t Want an End to Wars

By Neil Clark The only surprising thing about the news that the US is sabotaging peace moves in Afghanistan and Pakistan is that anyone should find the news surprising. As reported on RT, Pakistan has accused the US of sabotaging … Continue reading

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International War Criminals

Press TV‘s documentary program “International War Criminals” looks at the legal bases of the US and UK led invasion of Iraq in 2003 through an interview with the renowned international criminal law expert, Francis Boyle. The terrorist events of 9/11 … Continue reading

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Malalai Joya: Imperialism and Fundamentalism Have Joined Hands in Afghanistan

Ahead of next week’s 12th anniversary of what has become the longest war in U.S. history, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the United States is seeking to sign an accord to keep U.S. troops in Afghanistan for the indefinite future. … Continue reading

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