Pepe Escobar, Scott Horton, Scott Ritter and David McBride join CN Live! to discuss two decades of disaster in Afghanistan. Watch the replay.
Month: August 2021
Blowback: Taliban Target US Intel’s Shadow Army
The latest chapter of CIA ops in Afghanistan started when the 2001 bombing campaign was not even finished, writes Pepe Escobar.
‘Blood for Blood’: Resistance in Jenin
It is obvious that what is currently taking place in Jenin is indicative of something much larger. Israel knows this, thus the exaggerated violence against the refugee camp, writes Ramzy Baroud.
Chris Hedges: The Empire Does Not Forgive
The mandarins who oversee our collective suicide, despite repeated failure, doggedly insist the U.S. can reshape the world in its own image.
Fighting an End to Endless Wars
Caitlin Johnstone blasts the career-long warmongers — from Paul Wolfowitz to Tony Blair — now attacking a major argument in support of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.
The Taliban’s Ideological Roots in Colonial India
The authors describe the group’s link to Deobandi Islam, which emerged in 1867 following a major nationalist uprising against the British East India Company.
Media Bury Story That US May Have Fired on Crowd at Airport
Western media appear to be downplaying a possible major development in the Kabul airport attack, writes Joe Lauria.
Who Profits From the Kabul Suicide Bombing?
ISIS-Khorasan aims to prove to Afghans and to the outside world that the Taliban cannot secure the capital, writes Pepe Escobar.
THE ANGRY ARAB: Taliban Takeover Alarms the Gulf
The quick collapse of the Afghan government after the withdrawal of U.S. troops has scared the despots, writes As`ad AbuKhalil.
7.5 Million Americans Lose Jobless Benefits on Labor Day
Neither Democratic lawmakers nor Biden did anything to prolong the benefits, despite the threat posed by the Delta variant and the end of an eviction moratorium.