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.
We need an independent investigation of the brutal U.S. attack on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan, which killed 42 people.
These children's participation in ongoing atrocities represents an utter failure on the part of states and the international community to provide a minimum amount of stability and economic prosperity in precarious regions of the world.
The Pentagon has declared the bombing of a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, a “mistake.” Will an independent investigation be allowed to take place?
U.S. bombs hit a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan, leaving at least 22 dead.
The Institute for Policy Studies co-sponsors a discussion and signing of a book on "The Antiwar Movement and the Democratic Party after 9/11" by Michael T. Heaney and Fabio Rojas.
"This was a report looking back at examples where arming rebel troops worked — and the best [the CIA] could come up with was Afghanistan in the 1980s," says Phyllis Bennis.
Phyllis Bennis discusses Afghanistan's presidential election and how it is being shaped by corruption and the U.S.' military presence on The Real News.
Obama's declaration that "America must move off a permanent war footing" wasn't the Wow! moment it should have been during his State of the Union address.