‘What happened next?’ CIA roasted after bragging about arming Afghan Mujahideen, aka the Taliban

  Wednesday, April 07, 2021

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?

  Friday, April 02, 2021

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

  Tuesday, March 23, 2021

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

  Sunday, March 14, 2021

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

  Tuesday, March 09, 2021

By Michael Rubin

Secretary of State Antony Blinken has sent a letter to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani outlining ways forward for the Afghan pe...