War in Afghanistan (2001–present)

The War in Afghanistan is an ongoing war following the United States invasion of Afghanistan[59] that began when the United States of America and its allies successfully drove the Taliban from power in order to deny Al-Qaeda a safe base of operations in Afghanistan.[60][61] After the initial objectives were completed, a coalition of over 40 countries (including all NATO members) formed…

Former U.S. Government Contractor Indicted for Allegedly Selling Falsified Resumes and Counterfeit Training Certificates to Individuals Seeking Employment on U.S. Government Contracts in Afghanistan

A former U.S. government contractor was charged in an indictment filed today for his alleged role in selling falsified resumes and counterfeit U.S. government training certificates to individuals seeking employment on U.S. government contracts in Afghanistan between 2012 and 2015, announced Assistant Attorney General Brian…

Trump Declassifies Intelligence Report On Chinese Bounties In Afghanistan

According to the report, Trump was briefed on the ‘as-yet uncorroborated’ Chinese bounty intelligence on December 17, and discussed it with national security adviser Robert O’Brien the same day according to officials. “The U.S. has evidence that the PRC [People’s Republic of China] attempted to…

Taliban Declares Open Season On Americans As Weekend Fighting Erupts, Scores Dead & Wounded

Fierce fighting between US-allied national Afghan forces and the Taliban broke out Saturday into Sunday, the day after the May 1st American pullout deadline set under the Trump administration. It included the Taliban immediately attacking a government base in southwestern Ghazni province.  Afghanistan’s defense ministry counted over…

The Politics of Heroin and the Afghan US Pullout. Private Mercenary Occupation

All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version). *** The Biden Administration has announced an Afghanistan US troop withdrawal date of September, 11, 2021, symbolically exactly two…

China Mulls Deploying Troops to Afghanistan After U.S. Pullout

Afghanistan is strategic to China’s economic and military expansion in the Middle East, Eurasia. China is considering sending troops to Afghanistan after the planned U.S. military withdrawal in coming month. “China may send peacekeeping force to Afghanistan after US troops leave,” the Hong Kong daily…

Corruption, Murder, Pederasty: US Puppets in Afghanistan Deserve to Be Toppled

What’s so Taliban-superior about this group of thieves, murderers, and rapists? As the Biden administration debates what to do in Afghanistan, there is a great deal of talk about how the U.S. should not abandon the government there. Meanwhile, the Taliban has stuck to its pledge not to attack…

“Largely Unmonitored” Injection Of Billions Fueled “Runaway Corruption” In War-Torn Afghanistan: Report

Yet another US government report on Afghanistan has been published that chronicles the obscene waste that seems to have been synonymous with America’s longest running quagmire. The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) on Monday revealed the findings of its careful review of $7.8 billion in taxpayer dollars that…

Huge blasts on Afghanistan-Iran border spotted from space

At least 60 injured in explosions at Islam Qala crossing that consumed 500 natural gas and fuel trucks A fuel tanker exploded on Saturday at the Islam Qala crossing in Afghanistan’s western Herat province on the Iranian border, injuring at least 60 people and causing…