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Afghanistan – the Shadow of Evil

Jack Heart takes us on a magical mystery tour of the history of the Pashtuns, the tribe of the Taliban

It’s Official: US Funding Al Qaeda and Taliban

It’s extremely ironic for the US State Department to be issuing travel alerts for US citizens in the Middle East and North Africa the same week we learn that the Pentagon is contracting with Al Qaeda and Taliban supporters to carry out Afghan reconstruction projects.

It's Official: US Funding Al Qaeda and Taliban

It’s extremely ironic for the US State Department to be issuing travel alerts for US citizens in the Middle East and North Africa the same week we learn that the Pentagon is contracting with Al Qaeda and Taliban supporters to carry out Afghan reconstruction projects.

Al-Qaeda pigs out on US taxpayer ice cream

US military contracts for al-Qaeda - including provisions of ice cream - raise questions about the so-called "war on terror.":

U.S. Weighs Syrian Options, Air Force Considers Cali Drilling Lease

U.S. military options in Syria range from training and advising rebels fighting to topple the government there to putting American troops on the ground.

Veterans Call For Better Emotional Support

Young war veterans are calling for better emotional support for those returning from service in Afghanistan.

The Suicide of Daniel Somers (Video)

The fact is, for as long as I can remember my motivation for getting up every day has been so that you would not have to bury me.

Military Headline News: U.S. Death Toll in Afghanistan Tops 2,100

After years of losing ground, the Department of Veterans Affairs might be gaining the upper hand processing veterans’ claims.

America's Unspoken Civil War

The treasonous group, calling themselves “right wing patriots,” a bizarre combination of adherents to the “Dominionist” apocalypse death cult, “middle management” of the drug cartels and Bolshevik “Neocons” totalitarians, have proven themselves willing and capable of any outrage.

Over 150 Afghan school girls in hospital after suspected poisoning in...

While instances of suspected poisoning are sometimes found to be false alarms, there have been numerous substantiated cases of mass poisonings of schoolgirls by elements of Afghanistan’s ultra-conservative society that are opposed to female education.

Afghanistan: Woman killed for “dishonouring” family

The public killing of a woman in Afghanistan is further proof that the authorities are still failing to tackle the shocking levels of gender-based violence in the country, Amnesty International said today.

Saur revolution was the beginning point of wars in Afghanistan,

Afghanistan not only failed to be helped lead to a right direction after the bloody Saur 7 (April 27 1978) coup succeeded to kill...

Afghan Asylum Seekers Continue Hunger Strike in Sweden

They are protesting against a deportation order and want the Migration Board to allow them and their families to stay in Sweden.

Libertarians Fear Cyber Act, No Forces Agreement No NATO

The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act is backed by businesses to shield them from cyber attacks.

Reported Gas Attacks in Syria, Should US Respond?

A job-training program to help veterans 35 to 60 re-enter the workforce is going begging for participants.

Asylum Seekers on Hunger Strike in Sweden – No to Deportations...

Five Afghan asylum seekers have been on hunger strike in Boden from the 18th of April.

Afghan President Met With a Number of Qatari Traders in Doha

The president discussed the available investment opportunities such as urbanization, energy supply, tourism, banking and running hotels in Afghanistan, where he said eye-catching developments had taken place in the past.

Communist Influence in Afghanistan Government Needs to Be Stopped

During the 1980s, I returned to Afghanistan to fight the Soviets and Afghan communists to stop the spread of communism. I am very concerned because Karzai is surrounding himself with former communists from the 1980s, Maoists and warlords.

Afghan President Hamid Karzai Left for Qatar to Open Office for...

Afghan President Hamid Karzai left for Qatar to open office for the Taliban, his office said Saturday.

A Message to George W. Bush and Dick Cheney From a...

- I write this letter on behalf of those veterans whose trauma and self-revulsion for what they have witnessed, endured and done in Iraq

Fawzia Koofi: 2014 Afghan Presidential Candidate

Fawzia Koofi (born in 1975 or 1976) is an Afghan politician and women's rights activist.

Meet The Next Female President of Afghanistan

The Favored Daughter: One Woman's Fight to Lead Afghanistan into the Future

Afghanistan: Sayed Noorullah Sadat warns Dustom over party leadership

Mazar-e-Sharif The still working chairman of Afghanistan Islamic National Organization blamed the northern alliance backed Gen. Abdul Rasheed Dostum of illegally replacement the party’s leadership and warned him of reveling what had he had done against human rights and other illegal activities.

I’m not an Israeli journalist. I’m an American journalist.

On Friday, forty allegedly American Senators blocked Chuck Hagel and sent a message: “We are not United States Senators. We are Israeli Senators.”

VA kicks off Massive Study of Veterans Deaths

A veteran commits suicide every 80 minutes, according to recent estimates from the VA. Suicides by active duty military personnel in 2012 hit 349, more than the 295 Americans who died in combat in Afghanistan.

Intel Drop: Israel’s plan for World War enters high gear

Israel’s plan for World War enters high gear --- By Gordon Duff and Press TV Share | Email | Print "The 'final straw,' as it were, has been...

Party Leaders Endorse Noor as Possible Presidential Candidate

Political party leaders endorsed Balkh provincial governor Ata Mohammed Noor as a possible presidential candidate Sunday while warning of a looming political crisis if more is not done to prevent fraud in next year's presidential election.

Is America Redefining its Character or its Future Wars?

Following NYT 13 October editorial urging immediate “Pack Up” from Afghanistan, quite a few news reports have appeared related to the US’ long held positions toward “War on Terror” and Iran’s nuclear issue that on the surface seem to suggest the US administration possibly redefining America from a warmongering nation to one at peace with itself and the world. But that could be mere illusion because NOT being in war goes against the very American history and grain. In fact, that would be asking Americans for “character suicide.”

Afghanistan: Is Creating a “Narco-State” Considered “Nation-building?”

If an occupation of a foreign land has patently failed to make ‘residual’ sense even for its cheerleaders, what would be a corrective action? To call it quits, and get the guys & gals back home?

Omar Khadr, child-soldier hero, returns home!

Omar Khadr, the heroic child-soldier smeared by the US high command and the Zionist media, is going home to Canada.

Pashtun Awakening: Defeat the Taliban by Changing the Narrative

The policy brief outlines a solution for resolving the situation in Afghanistan by exposing how Pakistan has systemically weakened Afghanistan's sacred tribal structure via its Taliban proxy.

Press TV: Haqqani Outlawed, America’s Misguided Policies Continue

Today, Secretary of State Clinton added the “Haqqani Networks” to the list of terror organizations though Americans continue to negotiate with the Haqqani’s. America is nothing but consistent at being inconsistent. America plans on continuing talks with Irbrahim and Jaluddin Haqqani despite the “branding” as terrorists. Would a sane person attend a meeting with a drone overhead?

Breaking: Afghanistan – America’s “Total Lie War”

Everyone in the world knows America’s invasion of Iran was a lie, an oil raid, from day one.

Press TV: US Veterans Treated Like Garbage (video)

The video below is less than three minutes. It was a short interview on a news program from Press TV, the Iranian network that I have found to be the best overall news available.

Rogue Army Propaganda Mob Bans VT

- Defense Media Activity, a Command at Ft. Meade, Censors VT for Political Expose on Romney

Press TV: Planned war on Iran and the General who said...

- We chose to play chess while our opponents simply put a pistol on the table and emptied our pockets.

Army: “OPSEC” Political Group Violating OPSEC Protocols

- Time for OPSEC to ask about drugs and money laundering, things they know about personally, the only secrets they seem willing to keep.

Changing of US Guard at the Garden of Opium

- Consecutive appointments of straight shooting generals in charge of US Embassy & Command HQ in Kabul was a stroke of genius

“Special Ops” Anti-Obama Group Liars and “Blowhards”

- What surprised me this year is that senior Special Forces, many of whom live in the Southwest, now say they are voting Obama.

Terrorism Never Defined

hen George W Bush decided to invade Afghanistan, outwardly he pretended that the purpose was to avenge 9/11 attacks allegedly perpetrated by Osama bin Laden led al-Qaeda based in Afghanistan and to free the world from the menace of terrorism and to prevent 9/11 like attacks to recur.

Alexander Cockburn and the hypocrisy of ‘Non-Proliferation’

Alexander Cockburn ripped through mealy-mouthed platitudes about “the urgency of non-proliferation” the way George Orwell ripped through earlier examples of double-speak.

The Pakistan/American Option Strategy

Every country has its own peculiarities, but in international affairs, Pakistan stands out as the one and only state that, despite the perennial turmoil in internal affairs and lack of powerful Beltway lobby, has excelled splendidly in exploiting US ‘smart power’ ambitions . When the US betrayed their staunchest ally, the Shah of Iran, General Zia ul-Haq – unlike Noriega, Hussein, Qaddafi, and Mubarak et al – was the first to conclude that, to count on succor from the White House when push comes to shove, would be a suicidal folly.