Afghanistan

The Pentagon Fights for Public Opinion: The “Afghan Trap” Revisited

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A common phrase in the United States these days is “No one cares what I think.” Disappointment in the aftermath…

Iraq and Afghanistan: the US Grand Strategy and Grand Failures

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The success of the ISIS or ISIL in Syria and Iraq against the Iraqi military forces and the success of…

American Fight Against Terrorism has Obvious Anti-Russian Undertones

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A few days ago, Brussels served notice that NATO refuses to cooperate with Russia on Afghanistan. Furthermore, the alliance is…

Afghanistan: From “War on Terror” to “War for Resources”

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Is the discourse of “war on terror” now being supplemented by “war for Profits?” Obviously, we would not find any…

Women in Afghan National Police

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Today in Afghanistan women make up half the population. During the days of the "Soviet presence" a certain number of them…

Revamped Regional Geo-Politics amid the US withdrawal from Afghanistan

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Regional actors are filling the gap left by the US, leaving minimum room for the latter in Afghanistan. A lot has…

American Tactics On The Afghan Front

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The White House recently disclosed its plans regarding American military presence in Afghanistan, making an already complicated military-political situation in…

Afghanistan – US: The Moor has done his duty the Moor can go

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A new scandal that has recently broken out between Afghanistan and the US due to the "wise" policies employed by…

The US Withdrawal Plan and the Future of Afghanistan

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The US President Mr. Obama has announced the US’ plan of withdrawal from Afghanistan. The plan to end the longest…

The US Tactics of Withdrawal and its Regional Implications

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Keeping in mind the critical objectives the US wanted to achieve through politico-military domination of Afghanistan----which crucially included control over…

The Corporate Colonization of Afghanistan

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A recent TIME Magazine article featured the "US NGO" Roots for Peace, which it portrayed as a victim of a regrouping Taliban…

Afghan Elections & the Myth of Progress

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Elections held this week in Afghanistan, while highly publicized as a showpiece in NATO’s lengthy intervention, will most likely not only achieve very little, but may be the first in a series of steps the nation undergoes as it slips back into regression and darkness. NATO’s inability to establish security even in Afghanistan’s urban centers…


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