‘What happened next?’ CIA roasted after bragging about arming Afghan Mujahideen, aka the Taliban
The fact that the CIA armed the same Afghan militants who now kill US troops is not a conspiracy theory, and the agency was roasted after it took to Twitter to boast about its covert 1980s arms shipments to jihadists.
In a Twitter po...
What Role Can Turkey Play in the Afghanistan Peace Process?
By Mehmet Fatih Ceylan and Zalmai Nishat
Since Turkey joined NATO in 1952, its relationship with the United States has been of a strategic nature. The 9/11 terror attacks against the United States by Al-Qaida reinforced their coopera...
Afghanistan is America's longest war – it's time for the delusion about it to end
By H. R. McMaster
The war in Afghanistan has not been a 20-year-long war, it has been a one-year war fought 20 times over
Since the end of the Cold War and the lopsided military victory in the Gul...
‘Vaccine apartheid’: how white privilege is woven into the fabric of globalisation
By Chandran Nair
The roll-out of Covid-19 vaccines, with poor countries far behind, has exposed the moral bankruptcy and structural privilege of W...
Biden’s Afghanistan plan puts al Qaeda in heart of Washington
Secretary of State Antony Blinken has sent a letter to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani outlining ways forward for the Afghan pe...