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Afghanistan

I'm confused, can anyone help me?
I'm confused. A few weeks ago we were told in the West that people occupying government buildings in Ukraine was a very good thing. These people, we were told by our political leaders and elite media commentators, were 'pro-democracy protestors'.

15.04.2014 09:03

Afghanistan’s elections & the illusion of progress
Elections held last week in Afghanistan, while highly publicized as a showpiece in NATO’s lengthy intervention, will most likely achieve very little.

13.04.2014 22:03

​Abdullah, Ghani lead in Afghan presidential poll as 10% votes counted
First results released after the Afghan presidential elections show that with about 500,000 votes in 26 provinces counted former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah is slightly ahead in a tight race with finance ex-minister Ashraf Ghani.

13.04.2014 16:47

FBI’s secret cooperation with Special Forces in Iraq, Afghanistan revealed
Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation have been quietly embedded with US troops in Iraq and Afghanistan since September 11 according to a new report that bolsters claims that the FBI has morphed primarily into a counter-terrorism organization.

11.04.2014 20:15

Pentagon ponders ‘logistical nightmare’ of Afghan withdraw
Ranked as America’s most challenging military action since WWII, the US is faced with the task of transporting millions of pieces of military assets out of Afghanistan as possible exit routes - including through Russia - are blocked.

11.04.2014 09:18

​Scores of children killed, crippled by explosives left by US, NATO in Afghanistan
After 13 years of war, the US military and allies will leave thousands of square miles of unexploded grenades and other ordnance littered around Afghanistan. In recent years, most casualties from unattended explosives have been children, the UN found.

11.04.2014 00:38

Over 3,000 violations reported during Afghan elections
More than 3,000 complaints of election violations have been reported following Afghanistan’s election at the weekend. Voter turnout was unexpectedly high in spite of a wave of attacks by the Taliban aimed at disrupting the election.

08.04.2014 10:38

​Poppy revolution in Afghanistan to follow the elections?
Not everything is going bad in the Afghan snake pit, where the West has calamitously been poking its nose since the 19th century.

07.04.2014 15:35

Surprise 7 million Afghans flock to vote amid scattered reports of violence
Some seven million Afghan voters took part in the country's presidential election on Saturday, despite Taliban threats to disrupt the vote “at any cost.” Polling was extended by over an hour and ballot papers became scarce due to the high turnout.

05.04.2014 14:42

War-weary Afghanistan chooses new president as uncertainty looms
Afghans head to the polls on Saturday to replace outgoing President Hamid Karzai. Looming over the vote, though, are threats of Taliban violence, a poor economy dependent on outside aid, and the impending exit of many foreign security forces.

05.04.2014 03:08

‘Any candidate for the Afghan presidency likely to sign security pact with US’
It’s in Afghanistan’s interest to sign a pact with the US and get ongoing support not only from the US but also from other coalition partners, Gregory Copley, editor of the journal Defense & Foreign Affairs, told RT.

04.04.2014 11:08

2 female journalists shot in Afghanistan, 1 killed, 1 critical
A gunman dressed as a police officer shot two foreign journalists in eastern Afghanistan, killing one and injuring the other critically. AFP reports the journalists were both women.

04.04.2014 07:30

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