Afghanistan

Trump Expanding War From Syria to Afghanistan As Media Focuses on Comey

May 15, 2017

Vijay Prashad and Paul Jay: while the media continues its frenzy over Comey’s firing and the “Russia connection”, Trump is readying his “global war against Islamic Fascism” to be fought “without restraint”

The Wilkerson Report

May 4, 2017
Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell, says geopolitics and the Taliban’s military strength will help keep U.S. troops in Afghanistan for decades to come.

Afghanistan

May 3, 2017
Matthew Hoh, a military veteran and diplomat who resigned his State Department post in protest of U.S. policy in Afghanistan, says the 16-year Afghan war won’t end until the U.S. drops its strategy of sporadic escalation and insistence on Taliban surrender, with Afghan civilians suffering the worst consequences.

Trump’s Massive Bomb and Syrian Strike Both Deadly Propaganda Events

April 13, 2017

Vijay Prashad and Paul Jay ask if the US “mother of all bombs” dropped on Afghanistan and the missile attack on a Syrian airbase, are PR events to show Trump and the US military will “fight without restraint” and “take on Russia”

Africa

November 4, 2016
A Report by SOAS Professor Jeremy Keenan unveils the role of the Algerian Intelligence Agencies in running al-Qaeda camps in Northern Africa with the knowledge of the CIA, reports Dr. Nafeez Ahmed of Insurge Intelligence

Days of Revolt

April 5, 2016
In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges and two US veterans lament the brutality of the American military presence in Iraq and Afghanistan, which fuels the conditions for terrorism, and speak out about the painful struggle of coping with PTSD

“Institutional Amnesia”: Pentagon Agency Skewered for Waste and Fraud

January 22, 2016

The Inspector General for a government task force in Afghanistan says the agency squandered millions of taxpayer dollars on unnecessary costs

Is Increased Drone Warfare Inevitable?

December 29, 2015

Former Drone Technician Cian Westmoreland explains how America’s indiscriminate targeting is setting the tone for the 55 countries currently producing drone technology