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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.

U.S. Out of Everywhere - The case for an immediate withdrawal

Azadeh Shahshahani In These Times
The case for an immediate withdrawal from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq. It is time to revive the anti-war movement in the U.S. in order to push the political establishment to abandon its imperialist policies and white-savior tendencies.

15 Years After the Iraq Invasion, What Are the Costs?

Stephanie Savell Other Words
We spend $32 million per hour on wars started during the Bush administration. The economic costs of the war on terror has cost Americans a staggering $5.6 trillion since 2001, when the U.S. invaded Afghanistan.
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