Stopping the annual $1.3 billion “bribe” the U.S. has been giving Pakistan for years could spell trouble for U.S. efforts in Afghanistan. Without any allies on bordering the country, movements of equipment and supplies will […]
Torched cars, sexual assaults, and thugs beating up the police: just part of life in Europe’s new normal.
(ANTIMEDIA Op-ed) — U.S. president Donald Trump ran his presidential campaign on a strict platform of anti-interventionism (with the exception of his campaign pledge to bomb the sh*t out of ISIS’ oil fields). In reality, Trump hasn’t just bombed the sh*t out of ISIS – he has bombed the sh*t out of the entire region, making former President Obama’s warmongering legacy pale […]
From Kabul to Cairo, thousands are protesting the controversial move. (MEE) — Thousands of people across the world are protesting against US President Donald Trump’s decision to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. In Malaysia, some 5,000 people demonstrated marched to the US embassy, chanting and waving banners that read “Hands off […]
By: Carey Wedler/ANTIMEDIA The Hague, Netherlands — A prosecutor for the International Criminal Court (ICC) is pursuing a war crimes investigation against the United States for its conduct in Afghanistan following the 9/11 terror attacks. Chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said last year that the U.S. military and CIA could be guilty of war crimes for its torture of detainees […]
(ANTIWAR.COM) — For the last 16 years, the Pentagon’s “progress” in the occupation of Afghanistan has been measured by officials through multiple different statistics, and one most often cited has been the size of the Afghan military. Those numbers have struggled recently, with Afghanistan not recruiting well nor retaining its recruits. So that’s not a metric anymore. […]
(ANTIMEDIA Op-ed) According to recently released budget data from the Pentagon, the direct cost of America’s wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria since 9/11 will amount to roughly $1.5 trillion by next October. DefenseOne, a military news outlet, reported this week that this information became available because “The 2017 National Defense Authorization Act ordered the […]
(ANTIWAR.COM) — The latest quarterly report on Afghanistan civilian casualties from the United Nations once again is bad news, unsurprising since all other reports on the Afghan War for months have been worse and worse. The UN report says civilian casualties from US and Afghan airstrikes in Afghanistan are up over 50 percent from last year, with […]
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Secretary of Defense James Mattis says Afghan forces will lead in combat operations. (ANTIWAR.COM) — Speaking to the Senate Armed Services Committee, Secretary of Defense James Mattis offered new details on the ongoing US escalation of the war in Afghanistan, revealing that more than 3,000 troops are being deployed into the country for “combat duty.” The US […]
Human Rights Watch calls on Iran to halt practice ‘immediately’ and to protect all children. (MEE) — Afghan children as young as 14 are being recruited to fight in the war in Syria by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, according to a report by Human Rights Watch. The rights group says that the IRGC has recruited Afghan immigrant […]
US officials claim the missile malfunctioned. (ANTIWAR.COM) — Following a series of militant rocket attacks against the Kabul airport, an apparent attempt to target Defense Secretary James Mattis, the US responded with an airstrike to support a military operation against those responsible. As is so often the case with US airstrikes, it didn’t go to plan,and instead of hitting the […]
Less than two hours after the United States defense secretary James Mattis landed in Kabul, about forty rockets and rocket-propelled grenades were fired at the airport. Mattis was not injured.
Human rights groups argue the move could led to an upsurge in civilian casualties, which are already soaring under Trump. (COMMONDREAMS) — President Donald Trump is reportedly gearing up to roll back even the most limited restrictions on U.S. drone operations overseas, further opening the door for the expansion of airstrikes and commando raids into nations like the Philippines […]
US troops actually watched old episodes of Cops and NCIS to figure out what they should teach Afghan police. (ANTIWAR.COM) — In the course of the 16-year occupation of Afghanistan, the Pentagon set itself out to take up a huge string of tasks. Among these were training up a whole new Afghan military, and the other was […]
Trump’s delegation to commanders means major escalation. (ANTIWAR.COM) — Since taking office, President Trump has set two specific trends in US military operations across the Afghan and ISIS wars. He’s talked broad escalation, and he’s also granted an ever-growing level of autonomy to military commanders. Unsurprisingly, this has had a broad impact on the way those wars […]
The Pentagon fears US troops would face backlash from CIA drone attacks. (ANTIWAR.COM) — The expansion of US military operations around the drone has coincided with the Pentagon having an increasingly large drone arsenal to carry out unmanned airstrikes around the world. That’s given them an opportunity to massively increase spending on drone warfare. But the […]
Officials say 6,000 more US troops are likely set for deployment to Afghanistan in early 2018. (ANTIWAR.COM) — Adding on to the 3,500 troop escalation already announced for the Afghan War, officials are now reporting that another 6,000-plus ground troops from Fort Carson are also slated for a future deployment to the country. It’s part of the […]
(ANTIWAR.COM) — Even before President Trump made his late-August speech announcing the escalation of the Afghan War, the war has been dramatically escalating by several metrics. Today, Central Command issued new figures underscoring that with respect to airstrikes in Afghanistan. In the month of August, the US Air Force dropped more than 500 bombs in Afghanistan, which […]
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