The Taliban's victory is not a sign of peace but a message of perpetual civil war, writes Farooq Tariq.
Afghan refugee Riz Wakil says Western warmongers were never in Afghanistan to bring democracy or protect ordinary Afghans; they orchestrated the occupation of Afghanistan and other parts of the Middle East.
If any proof was needed that the Afghan government was a puppet of Washington, it was shown by its quick collapse, writes Malik Miah.
The United States and Russia have agreed to discuss the control of nuclear weapons, reports Barry Sheppard, but the expansion of NATO and US imperialist interests may block any meaningful outcome.
As tensions heat up on the Ukraine-Russia border, Vijay Prashad looks at the factors and interests behind what is happening.
Afrin, a city within the canton of the same name in northern Syria , is under siege by the Turkish military, supported by right wing jihadist forces, including al-Quaeda, al-Nusra and the remnants of ISIS. Fifty-two days after the invasion began, more than 290 civilians had been killed.