Afghanistan war
Afghanistan’s impoverished people live mid enormous riches

The Taliban government faces an unprecedented situation of economic collapse as it graples with decades of corruption and being shut off international aid

Post-Taliban takeover, what will happen to healthcare in Afghanistan?

Under the US occupation, Afghanistan’s health system became completely dependent on international NGOs. The country does not have a proper public health system of its own

Afghanistan: The challenges of a health system dependent on foreign aid

The health infrastructure set up during the US occupation was already inadequate to meet people’s needs, and now it faces new challenges after the Taliban’s victory. Many Afghans struggle to access health care due to the high cost and the long distances they need to travel, often through conflict zones

The return of the Taliban 20 years later

Vijay Prashad explains the Taliban’s defeat of the US-backed government in Afghanistan following the US troop withdrawal

US forces leave largest military base in Afghanistan

Bagram base, about 60km north of Kabul, has been the centre for US operations since the invasion in 2001.

The looming civil war that threatens Afghanistan, Pakistan and China

The great suffering and great waste of social wealth caused due to the war in Afghanistan is set to culminate with the Taliban’s return to power, and with terrorist groups, which are entrenched in parts of Central Asia, making a full return

Afghanistan: Taliban attacks amid sham US withdrawal

The US has stated that it is leaving the country, but it has not publicly talked about any plans for the exit of the undisclosed 1,000 troops, the special forces, private contractors, etc.

United States withdraws from Afghanistan? Not really

What will it actually take for the two-decades long war in Afghanistan to end and for Afghanis to finally live in peace? Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad explain

Almost everything Biden said about ending the Afghanistan War was a lie

While Americans hailed the announcement that the US would withdraw troops from Afghanistan after nearly two decades of war, President Biden left out the most important details about the war and how it will in fact continue.

Over 800 Afghan civilians have lost their lives in six months: UN Assistance Mission

In a recent spate of at least 56 violent incidents, members of Afghanistan’s civil society, religious leaders, healthcare workers, members of the judiciary, civil society activists, non-governmental organizations and journalists have been deliberately attacked

Afghan Car bomb blast Attacks against civilians continue in Afghanistan

At least 25 civilians, including children, lost their lives in a bomb blast in a market area in Afghanistan’s Helmand province on June 29, Monday. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far

Attacks increase in Afghanistan Afghanistan records increasing Taliban attacks ahead of negotiations

The Afghan government claims that last week was the bloodiest in the country’s 19 years of fighting. The National Security Council noted that 422 attacks were carried out by the Taliban leading to the death of close to 300 security personnel

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