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Tag: Afghanistan

Christian G. Appy

Tactical critiques of the war's conduct are a distraction from U.S. imperialism.

Joseph Margulies

Far from a relic of the past, September 11 continues to normalize state-sanctioned barbarity.

Faisal Devji

The U.S. occupation of Afghanistan sacrificed politics—the only viable route to peace—for massive corruption and violence.

Atiya Husain

From drone strikes to counterinsurgency efforts, the work of the late historian Nasser Hussain highlights the importance of understanding the mechanics of the War on Terror, not just its effects.

Ethan Bueno de Mesquita
Washington Post reporting exposed that U.S. operations in Afghanistan were horribly mismanaged, but even a well-run mission would have been doomed to fail.
Elad Uzan
Wars may begin like they always have, but they no longer end as they once did. We need an ethics of war termination to hold politicians accountable.
Graciana del Castillo

In 1978, Afghanistan had achieved food security for a population of 15 million. Today, Afghanistan is extremely dependent on aid and imports. 

Wajahat Ali

Ambassador Akbar Ahmed discusses the findings of his research into U.S. drone attacks in Pakistan and their effects on the region.

Chris Hedges

Any story of war is a story of elites preying on the weak, the gullible, the marginal, the poor.

David V. Johnson
An Interview with Rajiv Chandrasekaran

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