25 September 2012
Last week Ryan Crocker, former US ambassador to Afghanistan, was a guest on a US public radio programme. He said the occupation had to stay to help the Afghan security forces grow strong enough to stop Al Qaida coming back.
18 September 2012
The crisis in occupied Afghanistan has deepened after Afghan personnel killed six troops from the US-led coalition last weekend.
28 August 2012
Three US marines who were videoed in Afghanistan urinating on the bodies of dead Afghans will not face criminal charges, the US military has announced.
14 August 2012
UK faces court over kill list
Britain’s role in supplying information to the US for their "kill list" is going to be challenged in court. An Afghan man who lost five of his relatives in a targeted missile strike has started proceedings against the Ministry of Defence and the Serious Organised Crime Agency.
26 June 2012
Drones, or unmanned aircraft, have become a defining feature of the seemingly endless "war on terror". The missile-loaded planes have been tested and used by the US since before 9/11.
16 May 2012
Nato leaders are preparing to gather in Chicago on Sunday for a two day conference on the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan.
15 May 2012
Almost one in seven Nato soldiers killed in Afghanistan are shot by the Afghan personnel they are meant to be training to "take over security" when the occupiers leave.
17 April 2012
Afghanistan’s capital Kabul has been hit by a series of brazen attacks by the Taliban rebel group. The attacks have exposed the weaknesses of Hamid Karzai’s Western-backed government.
27 March 2012
The US has had to pay compensation for the people killed and injured when US troops murdered 17 civilians earlier this month.
20 March 2012
An Afghan parliamentary investigation team has challenged US claims that a single rogue soldier was responsible for the massacre of 16 civilians in Kandahar province.
13 March 2012
Tensions in Afghanistan were already running high before the massacre of 16 Afghans, mostly women and children, as they slept in their beds last week.
13 March 2012
Protests have erupted in Afghanistan in outrage at the news of the killing of 16 civilians in the villages of Alkozai and Najeeban in the south of the country.
28 February 2012
Protests erupted across Afghanistan last week after copies of the Quran were found in an incinerator at Bagram, the biggest US base in the country.
28 February 2012
Refugees collect prescriptions in a tent field hospital run by a German NGO. As landless people they are not eligible for treatment in government hospitals, no matter how desperate their condition.
17 January 2012
A video showing US marines urinating on Afghans they had killed is sadly not surprising.
30 December 2011
"Deeply worried" by strikes and riots – Thatcher lied over Irish hunger strikes – The secret war in Afghanistan – Arms to Egypt
22 November 2011
Bradley Manning, the US soldier accused of leaking information to the Wikileaks website, will have a first hearing before a military court next month.
18 October 2011
So long as there are foreign forces in Afghanistan, there will be resistance and, sooner or later, the occupiers will be defeated. Everyone knows this is what is going to happen.
11 October 2011
Protesters occupied the road outside Downing Street for over an hour last Saturday as part of a protest at ten years of war in Afghanistan.
08 October 2011
Protesters gathered in London’s Trafalgar Square today, Saturday, to mark ten years of war in Afghanistan. Former soldier Joe Glenton opened the assembly, which was organised by the Stop the War Coalition.