14 April 2017
Nangarhar province which borders Pakistan is typical of rural areas in Afghanistan. It consists of small farming communities and is desperately poor.
21 February 2017
Also: More troops will deepen the crisis in Afghanistan
07 February 2017
An investigation by US armed forces magazine Military Times has suggested official statistics of bombing raids are incomplete.
11 October 2016
Black people in the US make up 5 percent of the total population—but 25 percent of the prison population. This insightful documentary film exposes the reality behind the statistic.
04 October 2016
Western governments and their allies are conniving to send Afghan refugees back to a warzone.
20 October 2015
Charity accuses US of ‘premeditated massacre’ after it bombed a hospital in Afghanistan, writes Judith Orr
06 October 2015
US bombs killed 22 people in a hospital in Kunduz in northern Afghanistan last Saturday. The dead included 12 doctors and ten patients.
17 March 2015
John Newsinger cuts through our rulers’ tears for the British dead in Afghanistan. Here he exposes the corrupt narco regime imposed by the West
20 January 2015
Six months after his turbulent election president Ashraf Ghani has finally formed a government in Afghanistan.
25 November 2014
A suicide bomber killed at least 57 people at a volleyball game in Afghanistan’s eastern Paktika province last Sunday.
28 October 2014
Britain’s role in the West’s 13-year occupation of Afghanistan ended last Sunday. The US is rapidly reducing troop numbers.
30 September 2014
The ruling Labour-type Socialist Party lost control of the French senate to the right in an election this week. A police officer shot and killed 14 year old Cameron Tillman in the southern US state of Louisiana on Tuesday of last week. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai was confirmed president of Afghanistan last week.
15 July 2014
Union mocks the bosses in South Africa | US intervenes after Afghan election | New threat despite stalemate in Ukraine
01 July 2014
With Israel lashing out at the Palestinians and the prospect of more lethal air strikes over Gaza, the Middle East is again engulfed in conflict.
03 June 2014
What happened to the “war on terror”?
08 April 2014
As Nato’s occupation comes to an end, Guy Smallman speaks to Afghans about its legacy of deep poverty and corruption
21 January 2014
A Taliban attack killed 21 people in the well-protected district of Afghanistan’s capital Kabul where most foreigners live and work last week.
03 December 2013
Investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill set out to put names, faces and stories to the victims of the Western military in his new film Dirty Wars. He spoke to Judith Orr about his journey to expose the slaughter of the “war on terror”
26 November 2013
Afghan prime minister Hamid Karzai has delayed signing a deal allowing the US to keep 15,000 occupying troops in Afghanistan for another decade.
12 November 2013
A sergeant in the Royal Marines was convicted of murder last week after footage of him shooting an unarmed injured Afghan prisoner was shown in court.