By Masud Wadan, For Veterans Today The Islamic State speedily expanded over vast territories in Iraq and Syria and inspired some other terrorist networks and factions in the Middle East and Africa like Boko Haram to join this group. But the only group that defied ISIS and refused allegiance to its leadership is the Taliban. […]
Afghanistan hosts multiple ethnic and linguistic groups in its soil. In the recent history, this ethnic and linguistic multiplicity has brought plentiful challenges to the people under occupation.
Jim W. Dean – John Kerry tours Central Asia as part of the US push to establish US bases and Intel outposts to both fight and foment terrorism like it has in Syria and Iraq to destabilize countries who have not be suitably submissive.
By Masud Wadan, for Veterans Today No state in the world is willing to risk its security by engaging militarily in a foreign state’s territory, unless it holds interest in that country. When Iraq and then Libya were invaded, no world power stepped in, but when it came to Syria, where Russia, no doubt, has […]
A Pentagon task force awarded a $3 million contract to build the station, but ended up spending $12 million in construction costs and $30 million in “overhead” between 2011 and 2014, according to John Sopko, the Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction (SIGAR).
By Masud Wadan, for Veterans Today The signs of democracy and non-democracy can be obviously seen in a state’s behavior, by a prominent example of “freedom of expression”. In democratic countries – not a dictator or autocrat regimes – the media undeniably plays progressive role. It can steer the whole nation’s thought to positive issues […]
Global Warming and Climate change? Yeah right!
Gordon Duff – There is no longer any effective or credible command structure behind any American military forces including the 16 intelligence agencies, and the up to 300,000 private military contractors and mercenaries,
By Masud Wadan for Veterans Today The relation between two neighboring countries having ethnic, tribal and linguistic affinity, mostly on border region, has remained strained since a little more than half a century, to be exact, since the inception of Pakistan in 1947. The least thaw in tensions between the two states had been transient […]
Asif Haroon Raja The strategic import of Afghanistan can hardly be overstressed. The rising power, China, and reemerging power, Russia, energy and resource rich Central Asia and Middle East, and strategically located Pakistan surround Afghanistan. In real-politick terms, stability in Afghanistan and regional concord among all the countries surrounding it would contribute in the fast-paced […]
The damaged hospital in which the Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) medical charity operated is seen on October 13, 2015 following an air strike in the northern city of Kunduz. New information suggests the US deliberately targeted the Kunduz hospital, killing 22 patients and staff, despite knowing it was a protected medical site. US special operations […]
By Masud Wadan for Veterans Today Putin’s statement in the UN general assembly was not just meant to step up in Syria but to mull over reactions to the threat posed from Afghanistan. Russia recently made regional visits and discussions over Afghanistan’s issue after realizing that the latest tide in insurgency and the tragic Kunduz […]
Islamic State is training militants from Russia in Afghanistan as part of its efforts to expand into Central Asia, a senior Russian diplomat told a security conference in Moscow. He added that US and UK passport holders are among the instructors.
The reality in Afghanistan is not just what we see or read in the media, it is unutterably much “worse” and “heart-breaking”.
Maria Santelli discusses conscientious objection and this week’s attack on a hospital in Afghanistan.
America must abandon its faulty strategy in this region and double standard, and must check Indian secret strategy against Pakistan, Afghanistan, China and other Asian countries.
Even cats don’t get born on their own and such high-profile terrorist organisations, packaged with beautiful Hollywood promos don’t appear on their own.
Press TV – Daesh terrorists are also keeping more than 100 people captive in three detention camps in Nangarhar Province.
For example, there has been corruption when building the Afghan ring road such as the section between Qaisar and Laman
Mike Farrell, Smedley Butler is the man who coined the phrase “War is a Racket”, and has gone down in history for that heroic statement than for his two Medals of Honor.
The Senate Democrats have introduced legislation to stop calling countries that have moved jobs overseas American companies with significant penalties for doing so… it is called Making Decisions about Policy that Benefits America. Wanna guess which party is utterly opposed to something like that?
In 2014, Denmark was at the top of corruption-free countries, the level of corruption was close to zero there; I became very happy when I heard that there is a country in the world that its people are not involved in corruption.
It is time that the State Department accepts the truth that the United States’ war in and occupation of Afghanistan has failed.
New York Times: “Israel seems as terrified by the ‘exponential’ growth of the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (or B.D.S.) movement as it is by Iran’s rising clout in the region.”
the U.S. Department of State has reported that it has held face to face negotiations with the Taliban in Pakistan but that is a big lie
George W. Bush recently proved United States Marine General Smedley Butler correct. Butler wrote a landmark book, War is a Racket, in which he points out how war harms the average person while enriching the plutocrats and most wealthy people.
I believe Afghans and Americans need to speak up and lawfully stop this illegal war.
Mohammad Nabi son of Khairuddin was our classmate in Grade 9
Oh God, please rescue our lovely, poor, needy and excluded children
Nazar Mohammad Mutmaeen Afghan writer and political Analyst based in Kabul Since several years, Afghans said that some of the High Peace Council (HPC) members are former warlords, are not committed to peace, and do not work for truthful peace either. The Afghan government was insisting that every kind of peace talks should advance by […]