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The US Lost in Afghanistan. But US Imperialism Isn't Going Anywhere (tags)
With the “Vietnam syndrome” reloaded, there is a strong mistrust against large-scale foreign expeditions among the US public, including the US military.
Paul Wellstone Award ?:Hillary Clinton,U.S.Mexico Ambassador Anthony Wayne,Afghanistan (tags)
I couldn't believe it when I read that W Bush regime and Hillary Clinton call boy Anthony Wayne of Afghanistan Kabul Embassy sex slave and heroin trafficking infamy had won the 'Harvey Wellstone Anti-Slavery Award' and considered writing that organization a letter of protest until I realized I'd be addressing it to his and his crime boss Hillary Clinton's own U.S. State Department - part of the very U.S. and CIA government fascists WHO MANY SUSPECT PLAYED A ROLE IN HIS DEATH !
America's Afghanistan Legacy (tags)
100,000 Russian troops (tags)
could not do it...and Bush thinks he can
Is the West Experiencing its "Afghanistan"? (tags)
Captive in its foreign policy loss of reality, the Soviet Union was provoked to an invasion, suffered its "Vietnam," was internationally identified as an aggressor, lost its respect and endured a demoralization that led to the collapse of the Soviet Empire.
Mass rioting reveals depth of Afghan opposition to US occupation (tags)
The mass rioting that broke out in the Afghan capital of Kabul Monday has exposed the intensity and breadth of popular opposition to the four-and-a-half-year US-led occupation of Afghanistan and the fragility of the hold on the country by Washington and the puppet regime of President Hamid Karzai. According to official and press reports, at least 20 people died Monday in clashes between demonstrators, US troops and Afghan security forces, while more than 140 were wounded. A doctor at the Khair Hana Hospital in northern Kabul told the New York Times that a seven-year-old child was among the dead, while several other school children were severely wounded.
Report From Afghanistan by Sonali Kolhatkar, 5-27-05 (transcript) (tags)
". . . If the news media covers something [about Afghanistan], donations pour in. If they stop covering it, donations go down. . . . Our donations have plummeted. A lot of projects [are] closing down." -- Sonali Kolhatkar, co-director, Afghan Women's Mission
Ex-Taliban Lobbyist leads Afghan vote (tags)
In the much-publicized Afghan presidential "election" of October 8, the leading candidate is none other than U.S.-appointed Hamid Karzai, who was the Taliban's lobbyist to Washington during the mid-1990's, when America was still trying to woo the Kabul regime because of its pipeline potential.
Sharp Rise in Press Attacks in Afghanistan (tags)
Reporters in Afghanistan are being threatened with death if they do not stop critisizing government officials.
Anyone Remember Afghanistan? (tags)
Rumors about the death of the fanatics in Afghanistan were premature. Local bosses and drug traffickers are entering the vacuum created by the Karzai regime. The U.S., eager to bring the message of the West to Iraq, seems to be turning a blind eye...
Liberated From Life (tags)
In early October, an Afghan woman, Nurgessa, roaming the deserted streets of Kandahar accompanied by her little boy said the following for the 'liberation' efforts of the United States of America: "Last night, while we were sleeping the Americans bombed our homes. When I woke up I saw Agha Gul [her husband] shattered into pieces and my other two sons had their heads blown away....
Flesh-Eating Bacteria Hits Calif. Marine Base (tags)
Ooops! Sorry about that mortar round! We'll get you a medic in about four hours. Try not to bleed ot death or anything! + more...
Taliban Foreign Minister's Advance Warning of 9/11 Ignored, sez UK Independent (newspaper) (tags)
Weeks before the terrorist attacks on 11 September, the United States and the United Nations ignored warnings from a secret Taliban emissary that Osama bin Laden was planning a huge attack on American soil. ..The warnings were delivered by an aide of Wakil Ahmed Muttawakil, the Taliban Foreign Minister at the time, who was known to be deeply unhappy with the foreign militants in Afghanistan, including Arabs.
"Liberated" Afghanistan (tags)
Not long ago, the war propaganda machine crowed about how happy the Afghanis were to be "liberated" by U.S. forces. But the truth is that the overthrow of the Taliban and the intrusion of U.S. troops has plunged Afghanistan into chaos, and worsened and deepened the poverty there. Karzai's puppet regime controls only Kabul, and Karzai himself has to be guarded by Americans. Rival warlords contend for influence, and would be fighting each other even more if not for U.S. troops. Meanwhile, the U.S. bombing continues, having recently massacred the guests at a wedding party.
RAWA's Statement on the Northern Alliance's Entry into Kabul (tags)
RAWA acknowledges, in the below statement, that the retreat of the Taliban from Kabul is, indeed, a positive development. However, the Northern Alliance has a very bloody history of its own; and RAWA calls on the world community to assist the people of Afghanistan in their efforts to build a peaceful future where basic human rights become a cornerstone of Afghan society.
Tuesday, Nov 13 Afghanistan News Updates at PeaceNoWar.net (tags)
Tuesday, Nov 13 Headlines at PeaceNoWar.net www.PeaceNoWar.net
9 Children dead in latest U.S. bombing of Kabul (tags)
An Afghan man lifts the head of a child who along with 11 other civilians died during U.S. air raids in Kabul on October 28, 2001, witnesses said. A man and his seven children were killed when a bomb crashed through their home, according to the family's mother. (Sayed Salahuddin/Reuters)
Bombings That Hit Wrong Targets in Afghanistan (tags)
Following is a list of non-military installations allegedly bombed, apparently in error, by U.S. forces since they launched attacks on Afghanistan on Oct. 7.
U.S.WAR ALLY RETREATS AGAIN (tags)
A war can not be won by air strikes alone. So far the U.S.ground force ally, the Northern Alliance, has failed to do U.S.any good even with massive U.S.air support. Bush says it may take 2 years- some say NEVER!
U.S.WAS ALLY RETREATS AGAIN! (tags)
In any war a victory can't be won by air strikes alone. Ground action in Afghanistan, the U.S. admits, will be tuff at best.So far U.S.s ground ally, the Northern Allaince has failed in every effort so far even with massive U.S. air support. In three weeks the Muslim holiday and winter will become major hurdles. Bush says 2 years. Some say NEVER!
CHILDREN DIE IN KABUL STRIKE (tags)
Bombs hit two homes in north Kabul today, reportedly killing at least eight civilians, including four children.
U.S. Slams Taliban Targets in Kabul (AP) (tags)
U.S. jets attacked targets in the heart of Afghanistan's capital Thursday. Residents said at least five civilians - including four members of one family - were killed when bombs crashed into residential areas in Kabul
"Please don’t bomb my house... " (tags)
Afghans look at the destruction of a house in the center of Kabul which was hit during a U.S. bombing raid, according to witnesses, on October 17, 2001. (Photo- Sayed Salahuddin/Reuters)
U.S. Bombs International Red Cross (tags)
Tuesday, 16 October, 2001, Red Cross hit in US bomb attack
U.S. Bombs Red Cross Food Warehouse in Kabul (tags)
Tuesday October 16, 2001 Red Cross Condemns U.S. Strike on Kabul Warehouse
Al-Quaida, Taliban vow revenge as air raids continue (The Frontier Post) (tags)
WASHINGTON (APP): US planes punish Afghanistan but draw fire during a daylight raid Wednesday on the Taliban stronghold of Kandahar, as prime terrorist suspect Osama bin Laden renewed his call on all Muslims to attack US targets worldwide.As the United States claimed air supremacy over Afghanistan, Arab nations gave support to the fight against global terrorism but were cautious about the US action in Afghanistan.
US cruise missile 'kills Kabul civilians' (tags)
· Houses destroyed, says Taliban · Afghan militia backs Bin Laden · Blair meets troops in Gulf
U.S. Bombs Afghanistan (TEHRAN TIMES) (tags)
TEHRAN -- The United States on Sunday began its military operations against Afghanistan, bombing the major Afghan cities of Kabul, Kandahar and Jalalabad.
Casualties Reported in Kabul (tags)
Several people died in the bomb raids on Kabul, witnesses told Reuters news agency. "People have seen some bodies from the attacks. There are several deaths," the agency quoted a witness as saying - but it wasn't clear if the casualties were civilian.