Skip to main content

Information is power. Our mission at Portside is to seek out and to provide information that empowers you -- that empowers the left. Every day we search hundreds of sources to connect you with the most interesting, striking and useful material. Just once a year we appeal to you to contribute to make it possible to continue this work. Please help.


Friday Nite Videos | December 13, 2019

Trump Is "Surprised" He's Being Impeached for Ukraine Scandal. 'A Rapist in Your Path': Chilean Protest Song Becomes Feminist Anthem. America’s Afghanistan Fiasco. Man Climbs Over Trump's Border Wall. How America Fails Its Whistleblowers.


America’s Afghanistan Fiasco

The Washington Post releases a staggering report about the war in Afghanistan that shows an alarming lack of strategy, gross mismanagement of funds and a continued pattern of painting the war as successful from Presidents Bush, Obama and Trump. #TheDailyShow

The USA and Afghanistan: Forty Years of War and Still Counting

Matin Baraki OpenDemocracy
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo After thirty-nine years of war, we must seriously seek new ways to peace. It is time to let the conflict be resolved by Afghans, in Afghanistan, and in Afghanistan’s national interests. The following theses might serve as a basis for discussion.
Subscribe to Afghanistan