Afghanistan has been called ‘the worst place in the world to be a woman,’1 because not only is the poverty pervasive and the lifespan short, but while they are alive many women live like serfs.

"The War is Worth Waging": Afghanistan's Vast Reserves of Minerals and Natural Gas

The war on Afghanistan is a profit driven “resource war”.


Hamid Karzai has let the Pentagon’s cat out of the bag. The Afghan president revealed inside information about President Obama’s war plans after all U.S. “combat troops” completely withdraw in 17 months at the end of 2014.


Remember the deluge of political concern over the subjugation of Afghan women at the time of the October 2001 invasion? The tsunami of documentaries, articles, books on their plight, contributing to the justification of another invasion

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The Pentagon’s Vendetta against Former Afghanistan Prisoner of War Bowe Bergdahl By Patrick Martin, March 30, 2015
Washington Halts Drawdown of Troops from Afghanistan By Bill Van Auken, March 25, 2015
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Australia’s Mission in Afghanistan. The Failings of “Operation Slipper” By Binoy Kampmark, March 25, 2015
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US-trained Afghan Security Forces Committing “Systematic” Torture and Extra-legal Killings By Thomas Gaist, March 04, 2015
US Slaughter in Afghanistan Rages On By Bill Van Auken, February 24, 2015
US Expands “Secret War” in Afghanistan By Thomas Gaist, February 23, 2015
Countering NATO Propaganda on Russia: NATO Intervention in Afghanistan, Kosovo, Libya, Ukraine By Vladimir Kozin, February 08, 2015
Terrorists or “Freedom Fighters”? Recruited by the CIA By Professor John Ryan, February 07, 2015
Classified: US Military Imposes ‘Startling’ Blackout on Key Details of War in Afghanistan By Sarah Lazare, January 31, 2015
The Jihad: A Creation and Instrument of US Foreign Policy: Zbigniew Brzezinski talking to the Mujahedeen By Global Research News, January 10, 2015
Adding More Proof ‘War Is Over’ Is a Myth, NATO Commander Warns of Inevitable Deaths to Come By Sarah Lazare, January 10, 2015
Drone Guidelines to Protect Civilians Do Not Apply to Afghanistan: White House Official By Sarah Lazare, January 09, 2015
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Opium Cultivation Hits Record High in Afghanistan By Global Research News, January 07, 2015
The Spoils of War: Afghanistan's Multibillion Dollar Heroin Trade
The Spoils of War: Afghanistan’s Multibillion Dollar Heroin Trade By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, January 07, 2015
US-Trained Afghan Army Behind Deadly Attack on Wedding Party By Andrea Germanos, January 03, 2015
U.S. General John Campbell, commander of NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), folds the flag of the ISAF during the change of mission ceremony in Kabul
The Continuing US War in Afghanistan By Bill Van Auken, December 30, 2014
New Snowden Documents Reveal Wider Net of NATO ‘Kill List’ Targets By Andrea Germanos, December 30, 2014
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US Raises Troop Deployment in Afghanistan by 1,000 By Bill Van Auken, December 10, 2014
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Afghan Regime hit by Wave of Taliban Attacks By Patrick Martin, December 01, 2014
War on the Down-Low: Obama’s Afghan Lies By Glen Ford, November 28, 2014
Eight Thousand Afghan Civilian Casualties Reported in US-led War in 2014: UN By Press TV, November 26, 2014
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Obama Authorizes Wider War in Afghanistan By Patrick Martin, November 24, 2014
Obama Extends War in Afghanistan By Kathy Kelly, November 23, 2014
NATO’s Fake “Non-Combat Mission” in Afghanistan By Kathy Kelly, November 20, 2014
The Long Withdrawal: The Defeated Leave Afghanistan By Binoy Kampmark, October 29, 2014
The Growth of Opium Trade in Afghanistan is a Direct Result of US Invasion By Prof. James Petras, October 22, 2014
After 13 Years, it’s Time to End the Endless War in Afghanistan By Sarah Lazare, October 08, 2014
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“US Foreign Policy Triggers the Disintegration of Civil Society, Relying on War Increases Terrorism” By Veterans for Peace, October 03, 2014
New Afghan Puppet Regime Accepts Deal to Keep 10,000 US Troops By Bill Van Auken, September 30, 2014
Afghanistan: US Airstrike Kills 11 Civilians By Andrea Germanos, September 11, 2014
Did 9/11 Justify the War in Afghanistan?
Did 9/11 Justify the War in Afghanistan? By David Ray Griffin, September 09, 2014
Afghanistan and Iraq: it’s the Same War By David Orchard and Michael Mandel, August 18, 2014
Widespread Killings of Afghan Civilians Under Obama – Occupation Forces’ Atrocities Are Common and Often Unreported By Nick Barrickman, August 17, 2014
The United Nations and the Houla Massacre: The Information Battlefield
Documents Reveal Widespread Corruption and “Ghost Staffing” Within the UN’s Program in Afghanistan By Global Research News, August 11, 2014
Puppet Regimes and Fake Democracy: Syria, Yemen, and America’s Quest for Imperial Dominance
All of the Countries which the U.S. “Regime Changed” – Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya – Have Descended into Brutal Chaos By Washington's Blog, July 29, 2014
Indefinite Military Presence in Afghanistan: U.S. Wants Compliant Client Regime In Kabul By Rick Rozoff, July 17, 2014
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US Withdrawal from Afghanistan not to be Peaceful By Rick Rozoff, July 10, 2014
Crediting Obama for Bringing Troops Home–Without Noting He Sent Them Abroad By Peter Hart, June 10, 2014
Drug War? American Troops Are Protecting Afghan Opium. U.S. Occupation Leads to All-Time High Heroin Production By Washington's Blog, June 10, 2014
Does Obama Want to Stay in Afghanistan to Harvest Its Opium? By Sherwood Ross, June 09, 2014
Afghanistan, Garden of Empire: America’s Multibillion Dollar Opium Harvest By Julien Mercille, June 08, 2014
New York Times and Obama’s Afghanistan Draw Down: Selling the Never-Ending War on Terror By Steve Breyman, June 07, 2014
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What Would Afghan Spending Buy at Home? By Russ Baker, June 06, 2014
Afghan Elections: Pick Your Poison By David Swanson, May 29, 2014
Obama’s Foreign Policy: A US Military-Intelligence Agenda Which Seeks to Destabilize the Planet By Joachim Hagopian, May 28, 2014
Announcing Afghan Drawdown, Obama Pledges Military Forces for Other “Priorities Around the Globe” By Jerry White, May 28, 2014
Obama in Afghanistan – 12 and a Half Years of War that Left Millions Dead By Stephen Lendman, May 27, 2014
US Collecting All Cell Phone Calls in Afghanistan By Thomas Gaist, May 25, 2014
British “Progressive” Media Promotes Colonialism: Illegal Invasion of Afghanistan Was an “Opportunity” for the Victims By David Edwards, April 28, 2014
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Why has the British Ministry of Defence Tried to Ban Its Own Book on Afghanistan? By Matt Carr, April 17, 2014
Monsanto Terminator Seeds and RoundUp Herbicide in Afghanistan: The Destruction of Agriculture By Ulson Gunnar, April 12, 2014
Afghanistan’s Elections and The Illusion of Progress By Ulson Gunnar, April 09, 2014
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Afghanistan’s Elections: Who’s Who, “Intelligence Assets” Contend for the Presidency By Stephen Lendman, April 07, 2014
Afghanistan in Transition: A Tale of Two Lenses – Mainstream Fantasy Vs. On The Ground Reality By Joachim Hagopian, March 24, 2014
The Pentagon's Map of Afghanistan: An Eldorado of Mineral Wealth and Natural Resources
The Pentagon’s Map of Afghanistan: An Eldorado of Mineral Wealth and Natural Resources By Nikolai Malishevski, March 14, 2014
Washington Supports the Multibillion Dollar Trade in Heroin? UN Report: Afghanistan Opium Production Up 49 Per Cent By Global Research News, February 23, 2014
US Wars in Afghanistan, Iraq to Cost $6 trillion By Global Research News, February 12, 2014
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Civilian Drone Deaths Triple in Afghanistan, UN Agency Finds By Alice K Ross, February 10, 2014
Pentagon Unveils Plan to Keep 10,000 Troops in Afghanistan By Bill Van Auken, January 24, 2014
US Airstrike Kills Woman, Seven Children in Afghanistan By Bill Van Auken, January 17, 2014
Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates Conceals Real Story of “Gaming” Obama on Afghan War By Gareth Porter, January 13, 2014
Why the US Wants to Stay in Afghanistan By Jack A. Smith, January 07, 2014
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Redrawing the Middle East: Syria in the Context of the “New Middle East” By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, December 17, 2013
Blowback and the “Great Game”: When Secret Plans Go Bad By Greg Guma, December 13, 2013
The Phony Pullout from Afghanistan By Eric Margolis, December 09, 2013
The Subtext of the Stalled Afghan-US Treaty: Will the US Trade Karzai for the Taliban? By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, December 07, 2013
The Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) and the Establishment of US-NATO Military Bases in Afghanistan: Iran opposes US-Afghan security pact By Global Research News, December 06, 2013
US Steps Up War of Words with Afghan Puppet Regime By Patrick Martin, December 04, 2013
10 More Years in Afghanistan By David Swanson, November 26, 2013
Not Sorry: Washington Will Not Apologize for Destroying Afghanistan By Richard Becker, November 22, 2013
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Permanent US Afghanistan Occupation to Control Oil, Gas and the World’s Largest Opium Supply By Stephen Lendman, November 22, 2013
Pact Provides for Permanent US Occupation of Afghanistan By Bill Van Auken, November 22, 2013
In Afghanistan, ‘Security Deal’ Means US Occupation Forever By Sarah Lazare, November 21, 2013
Osama Bin Laden’s Obituary Notice By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, November 21, 2013
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US National Security Advisor Says US Will Not Apologize to Afghans By Richard Becker, November 20, 2013
A Proposal for Peace in Afghanistan By Siddieq Noorzoy, November 16, 2013
The Multi-billion Dollar Laundering of Drug Profits. United Nations Reports Record Afghan Opium Production By Larry Chin, November 16, 2013
US Atrocities and War Crimes Cover-Ups in Afghanistan By Stephen Lendman, November 14, 2013
The Afghanistan Military Pull Out: The Longest War in American History By Rick Rozoff and John Robles, October 24, 2013
Twelve Years of Occupation and War Crimes in Afghanistan. Commemoration in Ireland By Global Research News, October 17, 2013