I Fought in Afghanistan — And Want to Stop Similar Wars Before They Start

BYRORY FANNINGI served two deployments with the Second Army Ranger Battalion in Afghanistan. What I saw and did there disgusted me. Now I spend my life trying to convince kids not to join the military and not to fight these wars for the ruling class. https://jacobinmag.com/2021/08/afghanistan-war-us-army-military-youth-school-recruitment-9-11-capitalist-imperialism

What’s the future for women in Afghanistan?

What's the future for women in Afghanistan? di The Explainer via #soundcloud https://soundcloud.com/the-explainer-podcast/whats-the-future-for-women-in-afghanistan?utm_source=Twitter&utm_campaign=social_sharing&utm_medium=widget&utm_content=https%3A//soundcloud.com/the-explainer-podcast/whats-the-future-for-women-in-afghanistan. https://www.thejournal.ie/what-is-life-like-for-women-afghanistan-taliban-kabul-5532584-Aug2021/?utm_source=twitter_short

The women who stand to lose everything in Afghanistan | Correspondent

“To see her so shaken brought tears to my eyes. I started crying for the first time during an interview. It never happened before in my career, even in the worst situations. Behind the video camera, my colleague Justine stopped filming. Photographer Adek put down her camera. The despair of Rada had taken hold ofContinua a leggere “The women who stand to lose everything in Afghanistan | Correspondent”

For Many Afghans, the US Occupation Was Just as Bad as the Taliban

Pointing to Taliban human rights violations, war hawks wish US troops were back in Afghanistan. Somehow they’ve already forgotten that the recklessness and sadism of those troops is why the Taliban came roaring back in the first place. Sorgente: For Many Afghans, the US Occupation Was Just as Bad as the Taliban

As Taliban overruns more cities, Afghanistan faces dwindling options – CNN

In less than a week, the Taliban has overrun one-quarter of Afghanistan’s provincial capitals in a huge swathe of territory across the north of the country. The security situation here is unravelling faster than almost anyone expected — with the possible exception of the Taliban themselves. Sorgente: As Taliban overruns more cities, Afghanistan faces dwindlingContinua a leggere “As Taliban overruns more cities, Afghanistan faces dwindling options – CNN”

Afghanistan: Justice System Failing Women | Human Rights Watch

The Afghan government’s failure to provide accountability for violence against women and girls has undermined progress to protect women’s rights, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Sorgente: Afghanistan: Justice System Failing Women | Human Rights Watch