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Afghanistan Takes Center Stage in the New Great Game

Kabul (SCF) – Moscow hosted talks last week to promote peace in Afghanistan as neighbors and regional heavyweights eye the rewards of stability in the long-troubled land. In the “graveyard of empires,” Afghanistan never ceases to deliver geopolitical and historical twists. Last week in Moscow, another crucial chapter in this epic story was written when Russia pledged […]

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The Best Way to Honor War Veterans Is to Stop Creating Them

Washington D.C. (AHT) – The US will be celebrating Veterans Day tomorrow, and many a striped flag shall be waved. The social currency of esteem will be used to elevate those who have served in the US military, thereby ensuring future generations of recruits to be thrown into the gears of the globe-spanning war machine. […]

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The Surrender Of US Positions In Afghanistan, Or Part Of A New Strategy?

Kabul (OR) – The Pentagon is trying to convince the Afghan government to withdraw troops from sparsely populated districts, which is tantamount to abandoning vast swaths of land to the Taliban. What’s more, the White House is for the first time prepared to take a seat at the negotiating table across from the Taliban. The New […]

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Worried About Election Interference? 5 Clear Times the US Meddled in Elections Abroad

Washington D.C. (GPA) – If you read any article about the “Russian hacking” or “U.S. election interference” you will likely see some reference to the U.S.’s own long history of election interference. Yet most of these articles defend the U.S. by claiming that such interference campaigns dropped off significantly since the end of the Cold […]

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There’s no End to Washington’s “Invade, Destroy, Repeat” Mantra

Washington D.C. (NEO) – Aggression in all shapes and forms has been for a long time the tool of choice for Washington in its approach towards all of its foreign policy challenges. There are more confirmations of this notion in history that you will be willing to check up and those become particularly relevant today […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Women’s March on the Pentagon

Washington D.C. (WM) – A Women’s March on the Pentagon Is Planned for October 20th and 21st 2018 to Confront the Bipartisan War Machine with Calls for Grassroots Solidarity Marches Across the United States and the World. March 19, 2018 — In direct response to ongoing military aggression and mind-boggling increases in military funding that pass […]

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Afghan Civilians Keep Paying the Price for the “War on Terror”

Kabul (AHT) – One of the stated objectives of coalition forces led by the U.S. to invade Afghanistan in 2001 was to overthrow the Taliban from power and help Afghans form a democratic and relatively stable government. The main objective of getting rid of the extremist group – the Taliban, was to defeat terrorism spearheaded […]

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2 Dead, 10 Injured in Afghan Kabul Military Academy Attack

Kabul (TeleSUR) – Early Monday, explosions, and gunfire erupted near the Marshal Fahim National Defense University in Kabul. Five militants were reportedly involved in the attack, which has been claimed by ISIS, that left at least two dead and 10 wounded, a defense ministry official said. “A number of suicide attackers entered a unit of the Afghan national army, which […]

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Afghanistan: 18 Dead in Overnight Siege at Luxury Kabul Hotel

Kabul (TeleSUR) – Gunmen have raided Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel, keeping the facility under siege for nearly 12 hours and killing at least 18 people, including four Afghans and 14 foreigners, Afghanistan’s Interior Ministry has reported. The stand-off between gunmen and police finally came to an end on Sunday, after Afghan forces scanned each floor of the six-story luxury hotel and killed four gunmen […]

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Is Trump’s Afghan Policy Aimed at Taliban or at China?

Kabul (NEO) – In recent months the US President has reversed yet another campaign pledge to pull out of Afghanistan, America’s longest war, and instead has begun to deploy an added 3,000 troops there. At the same time he has lashed out at the government of Pakistan accusing it of aiding the Afghan Taliban and […]

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