Taliban takeover in Afghanistan
“Occupation brings no progress for any country except destruction, bloodshed and looting”

Abdul Qadir Fazli speaks with Peoples Dispatch about the ongoing crisis in Afghanistan and how US imperialism has weakened and destabilized the country over the past several decades

Mapping Faultlines: Afghanistan is abandoned, NATO faces identity crisis

In this episode of Mapping Faultlines, NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyses the developments of 2021 in Afghanistan, and how the country has suffered due to the policies of the US and NATO

After repeated appeals, UNSC approves resolution for humanitarian aid to Afghanistan

22.8 million people in Afghanistan are facing potentially life-threatening food insecurity this winter. The World Food Programme has warned that 8.7 million people are nearing famine-like conditions.

Two months after Taliban’s takeover, Afghanistan teeters on the brink

Growing threats of violence, concerns about the future of women, price rise and lack of a concrete economic recovery plan haunt the people of Afghanistan two months after the Taliban’s takeover

Why the world’s eyes are on the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border

The Taliban’s takeover in Afghanistan has greatly impacted regional relations. Understand why tensions have been rising between Afghanistan and its northern neighbor Tajikistan

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

The United States’ recent failures in war and fighting racism should serve as a warning to its allies

As the US messily closes its 20-year war in Afghanistan, it has quickly pivoted and attempted to rally international support around its anti-China campaign. Its allies should be wary.

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

Afghan crisis must end the US’ empire of war, corruption, and poverty

The United States spent $2.26 trillion on its war in Afghanistan and about $1.5 trillion, went to military spending to maintain the US military occupation

Lawyers urge ICC to probe Saudi-led coalition’s war crimes in Yemen & other stories

Today we look at the latest efforts to prosecute war crimes committed in Yemen at the ICC, the withdrawal of all US troops from Afghanistan & more

US Supreme Court ends pandemic-related federal ban on evictions and other stories

Today we look at the lifting of a federal ban on evictions in the US, the Struggle for Life protest by Indigenous communities in Brazil, and more

At least 169 people killed and over 150 wounded in twin blasts near Kabul airport

The blasts occurred hours after the US, the UK and Australia issued a warning asking people to stay away from the airport due to threat from ISIS-K, which took the responsibility for the blasts later.

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