Regions / Afghanistan
As refugees take the Olympic stage, the wars that sent them running for their lives continue apace.
President Obama just announced he’s keeping 8,400 troops in Afghanistan—but it’s time for the U.S. to withdraw fully.
After 15 years of U.S. occupation in Afghanistan, the Taliban controls more territory than at any point since the U.S. invasion that overthrew them in 2001, Phyllis Bennis tells Press TV.
The U.S. conducts drone strikes worldwide with relative impunity. But when the first strike hits the United States, the real blowback will begin.
We need an independent investigation of the brutal U.S. attack on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan, which killed 42 people.
As leaked documents obtained by the Intercept reveal, the drone war is likely creating more terrorists than it's killing.
The Pentagon has declared the bombing of a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, a “mistake.” Will an independent investigation be allowed to take place?
"We don't get to choose--shouldn't get to choose--who governs the people of Afghanistan," says Phyllis Bennis
U.S. bombs hit a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan, leaving at least 22 dead.
The U.S. military-industrial complex plays a role as Congress considers rejecting the Iran nuclear agreement despite the potential cost of war.