The British public can no longer afford its governments to run reckless around the world with no heed to the long-term consequences, write Phil Miller and Mark Curtis.
Afghan Refugees’ Long Search for Sanctuary
To grant U.K. asylum was to admit the occupation was failing to provide safety, writes Phil Miller. The extent of civilian casualties only became know because of Julian Assange.
Where Do Afghanistan’s Refugees Go?
Tazreena Sajjad says the current harrowing scene is unfolding within a long-standing displacement crisis.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: No Insight After Afghanistan
Remaking the world — all of it — in the U.S. image has been a foundation stone of American foreign policy since the Wilson administration — a century ago.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: The World is Rid of Rizzo
The former CIA lawyer was the unapologetic godfather of the agency’s torture program, a monstrous crime against humanity that he defended unabashedly until his death.
NYT: Afghanistan a US ‘Neocolonialist’ War
The premier establishment newspaper is allowing discussion of the folly of imperialist war, writes Joe Lauria.
Afghanistan: Latest US War Driven by Deceit & Delusion
The U.S. capacity for official lying has struck once again, as it has repeatedly for the last 60 years, writes Gordon Adams.
The All-American Base World
As long as this current count of 750 military bases in 81 places remains a reality, so, too, will U.S. wars, writes Patterson Deppen.
Create Two, Three, Many Saigons
Vijay Prashad recalls the obliterations of U.S. interventionism, including any memory of the women’s rights leaders who were active in Afghanistan before 2001.
WATCH: A Second Vietnam
Editor Joe Lauria spoke to Politurco about developments in Afghanistan and Turkey’s role there.