Afghanistan

US in Afghanistan: A War By Any Other Name…

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If the promise of a US withdrawal from Afghanistan has been met by extreme skepticism by not only the American public, but by the rest of the world, the US government has only itself to blame. The White House published, “Remarks by President Biden on the Way Forward in Afghanistan,” on April 14, 2021 included the US President claiming: Over the past…

Ghani Staggered after US Withdrawal from Afghanistan

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Even the US military newspaper Stars and Stripes is no longer hiding the panic flight of American troops from Afghanistan, reporting on their hurried withdrawal from the country amid a three-day ceasefire on the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr. Such a hasty “withdrawal” of US troops occurred after US President Joe Biden violated the terms of the process…

The British Costs of the War in Afghanistan

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On April 29, the US and NATO countries began withdrawing troops from Afghanistan, ending a military campaign that had lasted nearly 20 years. The US and Britain began and led a military operation “Enduring Freedom” against the Taliban after the organized by al-Qaeda (banned in Russia) terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001 and the refusal…

US Troops Trying to Break Through from Afghanistan into Central Asia

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As the evacuation of NATO’s coalition troops, deployed in Afghanistan for the past 20 years, begins, a highly serious and still unresolved issue for the United States is where these armed forces and their weapons and military equipment will be withdrawn to. Some media outlets have already heard from a senior…

Where are the US and NATO Withdrawing their Afghan Troops to?

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On May 1, US President Joe Biden announced the beginning of the official withdrawal from Afghanistan of the remaining troops — about 3,000 American troops and about 7,000 fighters of NATO countries. There is no reason to talk about even a ghost of victory for the US in this war, and Joe Biden did not try to cover this up when he announced…

America’s Disgraceful Escape from Afghanistan

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US President Joe Biden solemnly and rather bluntly announced that he would withdraw all American troops from Afghanistan by September 11, the 20th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. More than three thousand people of different nationalities were killed in these attacks, committed by the terrorist organization al-Qaeda (banned in Russia), led…

Will the US Really Withdraw its Military Assets from Afghanistan?

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While the Joe Biden administration has confirmed a US withdrawal from Afghanistan with or without a political settlement between Kabul and the Taliban, the story that has started to unfold following Biden’s announcement shows that withdrawal isn’t after all going to be a straightforward pull out of all military resources currently deployed…

Biden Completes Withdrawal of US Troops from Afghanistan

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On April 14, 2021, White House Chief of Staff Joe Biden said that beginning May 1, the United States will begin withdrawing its troops from Afghanistan, and that the last American soldier will leave the country before the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Is this decision timely? Over the past year, the US has been experiencing a number…

The Politics of Heroin and the Afghan US Pullout

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The Biden Administration has announced an Afghanistan US troop withdrawal date of September, 11, 2021, symbolically exactly two decades after the game-changing 911 attacks in New York and Washington. However the Pentagon and White House are saying nothing about one of the main reasons the powers that be who control Washington have remained…

A Way Out of the Afghan Stalemate?

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For decades, Afghanistan has been one of the hottest spots on the planet. Twenty years of presence of American and NATO troops on its territory has unfortunately never solved the main problem of the peace settlement. Recall that under the Doha agreement, signed in 2020 by the Donald Trump administration and the radical Taliban (banned in Russia), all foreign troops must…

Washington’s Dilemma in Afghanistan

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The Afghan government gladly welcomed a call to cease military operations and to strive towards peace in Afghanistan at the recent talks in Russia.  At the March 19 conference in Moscow, participants in the intra-Afghan negotiations were urged to remain committed to the provisions of UN Security Council Resolution 2513 “aimed at securing a durable peace settlement…

The International Community becomes Involved in a Peaceful Settlement in Afghanistan

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Against the backdrop of the obvious failure of US policy for a peaceful settlement of the situation in Afghanistan, other countries across the international community have decided to take the lead in helping secure peace in this long-suffering country. The hopeless stalemate of almost twenty years of Washington’s policy in Afghanistan, and the lack…


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