US invasion of Afghanistan
How has the US changed since 9/11?

20 years after the September 11 attacks, what has the United States turned into? What has been the impact of the forever wars domestically, and what kind of political and economic crises have beset the country? Eugene Puryear analyzes the US today

Mapping Faultlines: Where do US imperial ambitions stand 20 years after 9/11?

It’s been 20 years since the 9/11 attacks and its impact continues across the world, mainly through the disastrous Global War on Terror. Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about America, empire and its strategies

20 years of the ‘War on Terror:’ Horrific costs, no end in sight

Successive US administrations used the tragedy of September 11, 2001, to pursue endless wars which achieved nothing but death of millions of people and destruction of countries such as Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria

Guinean military detains president and dissolves government in coup and other stories

Today we look at the coup staged by the military in Guinea, the escape of 6 Palestinians from the Gilboa prison in Israel, and more

Mapping Faultlines: Post-Afghanistan, what lies ahead for Central Asia?

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyzes the situation in Central Asia following the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan. He also look at the American strategy over the years in the country and the options it has in today’s context

20 years of ‘war on terror’ have caused nearly a million deaths, says report

The overall estimate of the monetary cost of the war goes beyond USD 8 trillion by the US alone. Its allies, including the UK, Australia, and Germany, would have spent a greater amount collectively

After 20 years, countless deaths and a Taliban victory, US finally leaves Afghanistan

The US diplomatic mission has also temporarily been shifted to Doha from Kabul. The US and coalition forces evacuated 123,000 people from Kabul, including 6,000 US citizens, since August 14

Several civilians, including children, killed in US drone attack on Kabul 

The drone targeted a car which was reportedly being loaded with explosives to attack the Kabul airport. While US sources claimed that the civilian casualties were due to secondary explosions, residents of the area have disputed this

Catastrophe in Afghanistan: US wrecks another country thinking it’s playing the ‘Great Game’

Renowned journalist John Pilger chronicles the trail of destruction left by the United States and its allies in Afghanistan over the decades, and skewers the hypocrisy of the pious tears being shed in the west today

Mapping Faultlines: What lies ahead for Afghanistan?

What is the situation in Afghanistan with the Taliban takeover? What is the approach of the regional powers likely to be, and what stake might the US and other western countries likely to have? Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha explains

Sporadic protests break out in Afghanistan on independence day

Amidst the news that millions in Afghanistan face the risk of severe hunger, the IMF  suspended the country’s access to its resources, citing a lack of clarity on the government. The US has already blocked Afghan assets worth billions since the Taliban took over

UN calls for a united, inclusive and representative new government in Afghanistan  

The Taliban issued a general amnesty to all government employees on Tuesday. It also promised the formation of a new government soon

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