Children in Kabul in 2020 / credit: Sohaib Ghyasi on Unsplash

Biden Lies (Again) As He Covertly Continues the U.S. Forever War Against the Afghan People

Contrary to the narrative of U.S. politicians and journalists, the August withdrawal of U.S. and NATO forces from Afghanistan did not mark the end of the United States’ so-called “forever war” but rather a shift in U.S. policy—from direct military intervention and occupation to one based on economic sanctions and indirect political subversion, writes Zachary Scott.

Children in Nuristan, Afghanistan in early 2021 / credit: Sohaib Ghyasi on Unsplash

On Propaganda and Failed Narratives: New Understanding of Afghanistan Is a Must

Now that the United States and its NATO allies are leaving Afghanistan, unable to justify or even explain why their supposed humanitarian mission led to such an embarrassing defeat, the Afghan people are left with the challenge of weaving their own national narrative, one that must transcend the Taliban and their enemies to include all Afghans, regardless of their politics or ideology.