Afghanistan bans coverage of attacks, will detain offending journalists

Brilliant. As predicted it isn’t going very well in Marjah. The Taliban Afghani resistance (Only hit this link if you want to know what the Afghanis resistance has to say about what is really going on in Afghanistan) as was also predicted wasn’t going to take the destruction ( a la Fallujah) of one of […]

The big lie of Afghanistan

For those of you who still think going to Afghanistan is a good idea. My country hasn’t been liberated: it’s still under the warlords’ control, and Nato occupation only reinforces their power. Malalai Joya In 2005, I was the youngest person elected to the new Afghan parliament. Women like me, running for office, were held […]

Afghan Warlords, Formerly Backed By the CIA, Now Turn Their Guns On U.S. Troops

They defeated the Soviets with Washington’s help, but now they attack Americans as the new occupiers. By Anna Mulrine Posted July 11, 2008 KABUL—The war in Afghanistan reached a wrenching milestone this summer: For the second month in a row, U.S. and coalition troop deaths in the country surpassed casualties in Iraq. This is driven […]