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Key articles on the defeat of imperialism in Afghanistan

Issue No. 2768

The invasion created huge numbers of refugees. This picture is from the The Chamane Babrak refugee camp in Kabul in 2011

The invasion created huge numbers of refugees. This picture is from the Chaman-e Babrak refugee camp in Kabul in 2011 (Pic: Guy Smallman)

Here are some of our key articles written as the regime in Afghanistan collapsed, a grievous defeat for British and US imperialism


The defeat of the West’s Afghanistan war

Britain had bloody role in the war on Afghanistan

Massacres were the true face of Afghan war

West’s Afghan failures led to reborn Taliban

What does Afghan defeat mean for US imperialism?

Five crucial questions about end of Afghanistan occupation 

Blair claims war on Muslims is strategically vital for West

Feminism, bombs and liberation

The Taliban—terror that the US made

Labour’s war guilt

What we said as the war began in Afghanistan

Keir Starmer wanted West to stay and fight in Afghanistan

The firms who made a fortune from the slaughter in Afghanistan

US military continued killings of children in Afghanistan

Afghanistan—first the Russians invaded, then the US

What is IS-K and what is its relationship with the Taliban?

Bush’s thirst for Afghanistan war—as told in his own words

Dangerous wounded beasts—the failures of imperialism

Don’t be fooled—there is money for refugees

Cruel Tory asylum system awaits Afghan refugees

‘Tories humiliate us’—Afghan refugee campaigner slams hypocrisy

The filthy lies about Afghan refugees that the Tories will take from Australia

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