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Afghanistan

by Eric Speer

Thousands of papers that the Washington Post sued the government for, then released last December, show that the official narrative behind the Afghanistan War, the longest in US history, has been a constant lie. Some 2,400 American soldiers have been killed and more than 20,000 wounded in the conflict. General Douglas Lute, Afghan War czar for Presidents Bush and Obama, is quoted as saying the US “didn’t have the foggiest notion of what we were undertaking.” Yet, the Afghanistan Papers have not provoked nearly the same outrage as the 1971 Pentagon Papers that exposed US government lies about the Vietnam War. Where is the outrage?

An Endless War: Getting Out of Afghanistan

January 4, 2020 // 0 Comments

Movie screening with discussion “The conflict in Afghanistan has become the longest and costliest war in U. S. history.” Nearly 18 years after US forces invaded Afghanistan in the wake of 9/11, the Afghan conflict has become America’s longest and costliest war. Yet today, the Taliban insurgents are stronger …

Rally Protests 18 Years of War in Afghanistan

October 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

Monday, October 7 marked the 18th anniversary of the U.S. attack on Afghanistan. U.S. troops are still in Afghanistan and attacks are carried out every day that kill civilians in this forever war. In the past few weeks the U.S. killed 30 farmers resting after …

18 Years: Rally to End the War in Afghanistan

October 7, 2019 // 0 Comments

October 7 marks the 18th anniversary of the U.S. war in Afghanistan.  Our presence there is making a negotiated solution to the conflict impossible.   Now, it’s finally time to  end this endless war. After years of negotiations, Trump has suddenly called off peace talks with …

From Kabul: Youth on the Road to Peace

October 7, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Dr Hakim In September 2019, facing everyday dangers of the war and under constant pressure to view those from other groups as enemies, young people from each of Afghanistan’s 34 provinces gathered for a three day “On the Road to Peace” conference in Kabul.  …

Stop the Next War Now Service: Drawing from experiences living alongside Afghans in the Afghan Peace Volunteer community and from recent studies regarding U.S. complicity with human rights violations and war in Yemen, Kathy will assert that one way to stop a “next” war is to …

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