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Unencumbered by the treaty, the US then built ABM sites in NATO’s expanded zone, in Romania in 2016 and Poland in 2022. The cover story was that these were purely defensive, to intercept any missiles fired from Iran.
If you were to question an Afghan about Australia’s past in their country, they would almost certainly bring up the atrocities committed by Australian...
It's not uncommon for conflicts to result in casualties and damage far beyond the front lines. The economy may grind to a halt, or...
VT's Paul Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Gould share their latest book The Valediction: Resurrection with VT Radio Host Johnny Punish
Who would want to blow up Russian embassies?
The killing of the Al-Qaeda chief has raised questions about how the CIA executed the operation.
by Sajjad Shaukat, PAK VT Renowned thinkers Hobbes, Machiavelli, and Morgenthau opine that sometimes, rulers act upon immoral activities like deceit, fraud, and falsehood to...
How female education works under Taliban rule.
Discussing the Pakistan regime change with the no confidence vote of Imran Khan.
Press TV: Iran is in talks with the Taliban to extend a rail link from its border city of Khaf to the Afghan city of Herat, an official has said.
The Indian government has dispatched the first tranche of 50,000 tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan, part of its ongoing humanitarian assistance, through the land route crossing Pakistan.
May they burn in hell for all eternity.
In America, there is a repeat of the same strategic mistakes, or perhaps the organic flaw of the entire system that killed the Roman Empire.
The political cost of leaving Afghanistan has largely been paid—and the geopolitical consequences have been positive.
Jim W. Dean - If he gets this plea deal, I will be happy for his family, who he put in harms way for a piss poor reason.
“People are upset because their senior leaders let them down, and none of them are raising their hands and accepting accountability or saying, ‘We messed this up,’” Scheller said in the video.
Jim W. Dean - We are going to hear more about the folly of morphing an anti-terror war into a nation building project that was a gold mine for the grifters.
Jim W. Dean - Trump will be jumping for joy claiming that Biden ruined his "purrrfect deal with Afghanistan," which actually was a disaster, as we are seeing.
Jim W. Dean - Afghanis are walking a tightrope, where one slip will be a long fall to the bottom, with no one waiting to catch them.
n an interview with The Associated Press just weeks before the last U.S. and NATO troops leave Afghanistan, ending their ‘forever war,’ Hamid Karzai said extremism is at its “highest point” and the departing troops are leaving behind a disaster.
Let us hope and pray that the Taliban doesn't butcher every last one of them...but instead leaves the last one alive to tell the tale.
Jim W. Dean - Until we see some real public dialogue going on about the heroin black money aspect, consider this effort to be one in the theatrical realm.
Factually, there will be no “light at the end of the tunnel” as long as America denies culpability in war crimes.
Due to the pandemic, a total of 50 million children did not receive the polio vaccine in Afghanistan and Pakistan
Jim W. Dean - Along with the US, NATO acts as a palace guard for the current Kabul regime, which has always needed foreign protection.
Jim W. Dean - There are forces inside and outside that would prefer the war go on forever so they can continue to benefit from it, like the drug smuggling.
Jim W. Dean - Two mothers and their babies were sacrificed by the usual religious extremists for the usual reasons, to serve God.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has approved the release of hundreds of Taliban prisoners as part of efforts to pave the way for the start of talks with the militants.
One of the most important priorities of the White House in Afghanistan is ensuring that the drug trade continues, one US military and security analyst on Washington's effort to reach a deal with the Taliban.
Senior judges at the international criminal court have authorized an investigation into alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity in Afghanistan, overturning an earlier rejection of the inquiry.
In a ceremony which was attended by notables from Russia, China, Qatar and other key players, including the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in Doha-the capital of Qatar on February 29, this year, the US and the Taliban have signed the historical agreement for bringing peace to Afghanistan after more than 18 years of conflict.
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