Posts Tagged ‘Afghanistan’

CIA Massacred, Mutilated & Terrorized Children In Afghanistan-Where’s Hollywood and the Media???

SHOCKING REPORTING has revealed that in 2018 a CIA-trained and funded paramilitary unit in Afghanistan led a multi-year campaign of massacres, forced disappearances, executions, mutilation, and other attacks against civilians — including children.[1] The CIA chose the targets, helicoptered in paramilitaries to remote villages, and provided air support while the units conducted their raids. With momentum […]

Gunmen Kill Two Female Supreme Court Judges in Afghanistan

Armed gunmen killed two female Supreme Court judges in Afghanistan’s capital city of Kabul on Sunday, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani confirmed in a statement. Unidentified gunmen opened fire on a vehicle in Kabul on January 17 around 8:30 am killing two judges and wounding two others — the driver and another woman — police in […]

Gunmen kill two female Supreme Court judges in Afghanistan – police

KABUL – Unidentified gunmen killed two female judges from Afghanistan‘s Supreme Court on Sunday morning, police said, adding to a wave of assassinations in Kabul and other cities while government and Taliban representatives have been holding peace talks in Qatar.The two judges, who have not yet been named, were killed and their driver wounded, in […]

Large Car Bomb Kills 9 In Afghanistan’s Capital, Official Says

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A car bomb blast that rocked Afghanistan’s capital Sunday morning killed at least nine people, according to the Afghan Interior Ministry. Interior Minister Masoud Andarabi told reporters at the site of the attack that the attack wounded around 20 others, including a member of parliament, Khan Mohammad Wardak. Andarabi said the […]

CIA Backed Death Squads in Afghanistan & COVID Death Squads Here In USA

Investigative Reporting Details Massacres, Reign of Terror by US-Backed Death Squads in AfghanistanPosted: 18 Dec 2020 11:33 PM PSTAn extraordinary investigation by Australian journalist Andrew Quilty published Friday by The Intercept reveals U.S.-backed Afghan government paramilitary death squads have been waging a campaign of terror targeting civilians—including children—in Wardak province as part of the American military occupation of the nation […]

Iran, Afghanistan to finalize ‘strategic document’ soon: deputy FM

TEHRAN – Seyed Abbas Araghchi, the deputy foreign minister of Iran for political affairs, has said Iran and Afghanistan have all but finalized a strategic document that will set the stage for deeper ties between the two countries. The deputy foreign minister underlined the importance of intensive consultations between the two countries, saying Iran and […]

Islamic State claims killing of female TV presenter in Afghanistan

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Gunmen Kill Female TV Anchor In Eastern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Gunmen shot and killed a female TV anchor in eastern Afghanistan early Thursday, officials said. The attackers opened fire on Malala Maiwand’s car soon after she left her house in the eastern Nangarhar province, said Attaullah Khogyani, a spokesman for the governor. No one has claimed responsibility, but an Islamic State […]

US fears Iranian attacks as it withdraws troops from Iraq, Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Pentagon pulls troops out of the Middle East in the coming weeks, under orders from US President Donald Trump, US military leaders are working to find other ways to deter potential attacks by Iran and its proxies, and to counter arguments that America is abandoning the region. A senior US […]

 Australian War Crimes in Afghanistan: Redacted Brereton Report & 2 Centuries of Australian War Crimes Ignored

Australia has been rocked by the release of a heavily redacted report about the killing of 39 unarmed Afghan civilians or prisoners by some 25 elite  Australian Special Air Services (SAS)  soldiers. Any prosecutions will take years and will violate the scientific  principle of truth and systemic change rather than knee-jerk blame and shame. There […]

Like a Rocket in the Garden: The Unending War in Afghanistan

People in the United States continue to pretend that the despair and futility we’ve caused isn’t our fault. Photo credit: Abdulhai Darya Late last week, I learned from young Afghan Peace Volunteer friends in Kabul that an insurgent group firing rockets into the city center hit the home of one volunteer’s relatives. Everyone inside was […]

Empire Update: Afghanistan/Somalia Withdrawal Scam; Trump Weighs WWIII

November 25, 2020  The Empire Update for Nov. 23 covering the Grand Finale of Trump’s promise to end the Afghanistan War; what’s really behind the Somalia troop withdrawal; US-backed monarchy sparks new potential war in Africa; State Department takes new action for Israel against BDS movement; and potential for Trump to start war with […]

U.S. pursuing scorched earth policy in Afghanistan, Iran says

TEHRAN – Saeed Khatibzadeh, the spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry, has accused the United States of trying to destroy Afghanistan’s legal institutions, calling on the U.S. not to follow the “scorched earth policy” in the country. “Washington is clandestinely trying to destroy Afghanistan’s legal institutions with its irresponsible pullout to create room for its return […]

 Actually Ending the War in Afghanistan

Baz Ratner/Reuters US troops in Afghanistan, June 2011 Let’s open up and sing, and ring the bells outDing-dong! the merry-oh sing it high, sing it lowLet them know the wicked witch is dead! Within establishment circles, Donald Trump’s failure to win re-election has prompted merry singing and bell-ringing galore. If you read the New York Times or […]

Report: Afghanistan’s Booming Meth Industry May Rival Its Heroin Trade

Afghanistan is emerging as a significant global producer of methamphetamine, according to a study published on Tuesday by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA). Afghan drug traffickers have in recent years discovered that the ephedra plant — commonly found growing wild in certain parts of the country — can be used to […]

Merkel’s Germany Urges Trump NOT to Bring Troops Home From Afghanistan

The German government has urged President Trump not to bring U.S. troops back home from Afghanistan. Members of Angela Merkel’s government have argued that putting an end to America’s longest war would be too “hasty.” According to the globalist regime, President Trump’s planned reduction of the American military presence in Afghanistan from 4,500 troops to […]

War Crimes Report Means Get The Fuck Out Of Afghanistan

The much-anticipated report on potential war crimes by the Australian Defence Force (ADF) in Afghanistan has been released, recommending 19 current or former soldiers be investigated for up to 39 murders. Not combat kills. Not accidental kills. Not non-combatants killed by disputable decisions made in the heat of battle. Not civilians killed due to recklessness or […]

Why Trump Has Been Unable to End Endless Wars. US Troop Withdrawals from Afghanistan?

By Keith Lamb Global Research, November 19, 2020 The Times of London reported, on November 16, that Trump’s recent installation of loyalists in top Pentagon jobs is likely to be for the purpose of fulfilling his long-term pledge to bring an end to the U.S.’ “endless wars”. It is expected that Trump will order the withdrawal of 4,500 troops from Afghanistan and […]

McConnell breaks with Trump over plan to cut troop levels in Afghanistan, Iraq

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From Jerusalem to Afghanistan, Muslims across the world protest French cartoons

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Taliban welcome Trump tweet on withdrawing troops from Afghanistan by Christmas

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Oregon’s Best Firefighting Helicopters Are In Afghanistan, Can’t Help With Wildfires

By John Vibes As unprecedented fires sweep across the West Coast of the United States, Oregon’s best firefighting helicopters are unavailable because they have been deployed to the war in Afghanistan. The Oregon National Guard is currently using four UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters to search for survivors and to drop water on some of the […]

Afghanistan: Heroin Industry Increasingly Runs on Solar Power

Afghanistan: Heroin Industry Increasingly Runs on Solar Power July 27th, 2020 Via: BBC: There are no subsidies here. Nobody is thinking about climate change – or any other ethical consideration, for that matter. This is about small-scale entrepreneurs trying to make a profit. It is the story of how Afghan opium growers have switched to […]

Afghanistan sends 1st transit consignment to China via Iran

MNA – The first shipment of Afghanistan’s transit goods has been shipped to China through Shahid Beheshti port in Chabahar, southern Iran. Director General of Sistan and Baluchestan Ports and Maritime Organization, Behrouz Aghaei said while the world is affected by the coronavirus pandemic, Shahid Beheshti port in Chabahar has taken a big step to […]

Aussie special ops ‘disregarded humanity’, committed ‘horrendous’ acts in Afghanistan – reports

The leaked report, seen by Fairfax Media, includes details of a confidential defense inquiry which was commissioned in 2016 by then-Special Operations Commander Major General Jeff Sengelman and conducted by a defense department consultant. Australian Army chief talks up threats to ‘ethical’ warfare – but track record suggests hypocrisy It cites special forces insiders who […]

US Commander in Afghanistan: Some Taliban interested in peace talks

     The top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan says some elements of the Taliban are showing interest in peace talks. U.S. Army General John Nicholson made the remarks on May 30, citing “offstage” contacts involving what he described as mid- and high-level Taliban leaders. “A number of channels of dialogue have opened up between the […]

Iran to export 8,000 tons of gasoil to Afghanistan in June

SHANA — Iran is planning to export 8,000 tons of gasoil from the northern city of Sari to neighboring Afghanistan by late June. The National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company has said the shipments will be made in the period between June 15 to 27 2018. The exports will be made from Sari’s oil inventory […]

Amid Afghanistan Quagmire, U.S. Spending Billions on “Dysfunctional” Reconstruction Efforts

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN — The ongoing Afghan quagmire appears to be a vast funnel sucking away billions of dollars of reconstruction funds and U.S. taxpayer money with nearly no oversight or accountability, a new report by a U.S. government watchdog has warned. The audit, by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), casts a grim […]

6 Reasons to Get Out of Afghanistan

By Chris Kanthan The U.S. has been in Afghanistan for 16 years now, making it the longest war in our history, and still many Americans support the presence. Why? Because they fear that if we leave, Islamic terrorists will come back and threaten us again — basically, the fear of another 9/11. Here’s why that thinking […]

US military spent $60 million on useless Afghanistan power lines to nowhere

     The US military spent $60 million on a new section of power grid in Afghanistan’s northeast. It doesn’t work and may even put residents at risk, according to a report from the US government’s reconstruction watchdog. While the power lines have been built, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) found that mismanagement […]

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