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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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
The Spoils of War: Afghanistan's Multibillion Dollar Heroin Trade
The Spoils of War: Afghanistan’s Multibillion Dollar Heroin Trade By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, February 15, 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
Drug War? American Troops Are Protecting Afghan Opium. U.S. Occupation Leads to All-Time High Heroin Production By Washington's Blog, December 22, 2013
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Redrawing the Middle East: Syria in the Context of the “New Middle East” By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, December 17, 2013
Does Obama Want to Stay in Afghanistan to Harvest Its Opium? By Sherwood Ross, 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
Foreigners Train Syrian Rebels in Afghanistan to Use Chemical Weapons – Russian Foreign Minister By Russia Today, October 12, 2013
Was it a “Just War”, Was Afghanistan Behind the 9/11 Attacks? 12 Years of Illegal Occupation By James Corbett, Rick Rozoff, and Prof Michel Chossudovsky, October 08, 2013
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Afghanistan: 12 Years of Occupation – “Down with the US Invaders and their Afghan Stooges!” By Revolutionary Association of Women of Afghanistan, October 08, 2013
VIDEO: Epic Speech – ‘How Dare Any American Criticizen Legitimate Resistance to Illegal US Wars’ By Carl Herman, September 24, 2013
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For Britain’s Ministry of Defence, Afghan Lives Are Cheap. Humanity and Criminality has Plummeted to a Historic Low By Felicity Arbuthnot, September 23, 2013
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SEAL Team 6 Families Force Congress To Investigate Mysterious Chopper Crash By Steve Watson, July 25, 2013
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Drug-Financed Salafi Jihadism: The Afghan Drug Trade, A Threat to Russia and U.S.-Russian Relations By Prof Peter Dale Scott, July 18, 2013
Permanent Occupation: Imperialism in Afghanistan, Past and Present By Fraidoon Amel, July 03, 2013
Canada in Afghanistan: We Stand on Guard for Empire Global Research News Hour Episode 32, featuring professors Michael Skinner, John Ryan and social justice and peace campaigner Derrick O'keefe By Michael Welch, July 01, 2013
America’s “Afghan Exit” May Depend on Obama’s Dwindling “Syria Options” By Sharmine Narwani, June 26, 2013
Protest against UK Drone Base at Waddington By Chris Cole, June 11, 2013
Four Years ago Obama Promised to Investigate Afghan Massacre; has Anything Happened Since? By Cora Currier, June 09, 2013
108,000 Private Contractors in Afghanistan and “We Have No Idea What They’re Doing” By Global Research News, June 08, 2013
Did 9/11 Justify the War in Afghanistan?
Did 9/11 Justify the War in Afghanistan? By David Ray Griffin, May 19, 2013
New Revelations of Torture and Murder of Afghan Civilians by US Special Forces By Thomas Gaist, May 15, 2013
Permanent US Military Bases in Afghanistan By Bill Van Auken, May 11, 2013
VIDEO: Women and Children Killed in NATO Wedding Strike in Afghanistan
Pentagon Demands To Keep Nine Bases In Afghanistan After 2014 By Javed Hamim Kakar, May 09, 2013
UK MoD confirms British Reaper drones in Afghanistan being controlled from RAF Waddington By Chris Cole, April 27, 2013
The US has No Intention of Leaving Afghanistan: Military Presence in Afghanistan to Maintain US Geostrategic Interests By Rick Rozoff, April 18, 2013
Hollywood’s Dangerous Afghan Illusion: “Charlie Wilson’s War” By Robert Parry, April 12, 2013
War Crimes: NATO Air Raid Kills 11 Afghan Children, Wounds Seven Women By Stop NATO, April 09, 2013
Atrocities in Afghanistan: A Troubling Timetable By Global Research News, April 09, 2013
Crimes against Humanity: Afghan Children Killed in NATO Airstrikes By Russia Today, April 08, 2013
How can an Afghan Veteran of War Help us Understand Good Conscience? By Global Research News, April 07, 2013
The Great Afghan Corruption Scam: How Operation Enduring Freedom Mutated into Operation Enduring Corruption By Dilip Hiro, April 02, 2013
Afghanistan: The Legacy of the British Empire. A Brief History By Dana Visalli, March 22, 2013
US Occupation Forces in Afghanistan. Incompetent, Irreverent, and Irrelevant By Dana Visalli, March 18, 2013
Afghanistan, Ecology and the End of War By Dana Visalli, March 14, 2013
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Suicide Attacks in Afghanistan: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Meets US-Backed Puppet “President” Hamid Karzai By Bill Van Auken, March 13, 2013
Afghanistan: Atrocity against Civilians. The Fiction of US Troop Withdrawal By Richard Becker, March 05, 2013
Afghanistan: Shooting Handcuffed Children
Afghanistan: Any 15-30 Year-Old Male is a Target for US “Elimination” By Kathy Kelly and John Robles, March 03, 2013
Welcoming the Taliban with Open Arms: Defectors and Deception in Afghanistan
Washington is the Architect of “Political Islam”: U.S. Replicates Afghan Model In Middle East, North Africa By John Robles and Zalmay Gulzad, March 02, 2013
The Spoils of War: Afghanistan’s Multibillion Dollar Heroin Trade By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, February 28, 2013
Afghanistan, Garden of Empire: America’s Multibillion Dollar Opium Harvest By Julien Mercille, February 25, 2013
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A “Humanitarian War” Is an Oxymoron By John Robles and Kathy Kelly, February 23, 2013
As Obama touts end of Afghan war, US strike kills 10 civilians By Bill Van Auken, February 14, 2013
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War Crimes and the Global War on Terrorism: US Arms Al Qaeda in Syria, Mass-Slaughters Civilians in Afghanistan By Tony Cartalucci, February 14, 2013
Afghan Civilians Killed in NATO Airstrike By Global Research News, February 13, 2013
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Obama declares that the US is ready to hold talks with the Taliban By Global Research News, February 10, 2013
Yet More Drone Secrets By Drone Wars UK, January 20, 2013
Permanent Afghanistan Occupation Planned By Stephen Lendman, January 13, 2013
US Special Forces Accused of Raping Afghan Women During Raid By Revolutionary Association of Women of Afghanistan, December 28, 2012
Flashback to 2001: Hollywood Celebrities Salute Afghanistan’s “Enduring Freedom” By Cem Ertür, December 25, 2012
How Many U.S. Troops To Stay In Afghanistan And For How Long? By Boris Volkhonsky, December 14, 2012
US and UK Troops Accused of Killing Afghan “Children with Potential Hostile Intent”. By Global Research News, December 10, 2012
NATO Attacked Afghan Health Clinic in Serious War Crime By John Glaser, December 07, 2012