Three years after the Brereton inquiry into war crimes in Afghanistan, not one of the perpetrators has been charged but David McBride faces jail for revealing them. Alex Bainbridge reports.
As with all matters regarding United States policy, Australia will, if not agree outright with Washington, adopt a non-committal position — “quiet diplomacy”. Binoy Kampmark reports.
A new report reveals United States military officials knew that an August 2021 drone strike in Kabul likely killed Afghan civilians including children, but lied about it, writes Brett Wilkins.
The catastrophe in Afghanistan is an indictment of imperialism and the United States’ vengeful approach to its withdrawal a year ago, writes William Briggs.
More than half of the population of Afghanistan is facing starvation since the US-led occupation forces withdrew last August. Pip Hinman comments on the ongoing crisis.
The deaths of thousands of civilians killed in US drone strikes in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria were covered up by the Barack Obama, Donald Trump and Joe Biden administrations, reports Barry Sheppard.
In post-9/11 Afghanistan, music and cricket became an escape from the twin violence of United States occupation and Taliban terrorism. Farooq Sulehria reports that with the return of the Taliban these cultural activities are now under attack.
Green Left speaks to veteran Pakistani socialist Farooq Tariq about the attitudes of the Pakistani state and ruling elite to the Taliban's recent return to power.
A huge rally for justice for Afghanistan called for at least 20,000 refugee visas and the immediate granting of permanent protection for thousands of Afghan refugees on temporary visas. Video and interviews by Alex Bainbridge.
Malalai Joya speaks to Green Left about the United States' recent announcement that it will withdraw its troops and the West’s support for the Taliban.
Jirga is a truly extraordinary film
How many more leaked internal reports into criminal-sounding behaviour of some Australian army and special forces personnel do we need to demand the occupation troops in Afghanistan and Iraq be removed — immediately?
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