Home Posts tagged Afghanistan

$6 Billion for War Should Now Assist Afghan People

 BY: KENNY STANCIL   SOURCE: COMMON DREAM SAUG 28, 2021 Afghans seeking shelter on August 14, 2021 (photo: Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images). “Every last dollar of the $6 billion must be used to help save Afghan lives, not to boost Pentagon contractor profits,” said Win Without War. As U.S. lawmakers fight over how to reappropriate the

U.S. failed in Afghanistan, former president says

Associated Press Sun, June 20, 2021, 11:52 AM KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan’s former president said Sunday the United States came to his country to fight extremism and bring stability to his war-tortured nation and is leaving nearly 20 years later having failed at both. In an interview with The Associated Press just weeks before the […]