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War in Afghanistan
War in Afghanistan news and analysis from The Nation
January 23, 2023
Has the Peace Movement Kept Up With the Times?
“No justice, no peace” is more than a slogan. It’s a precondition for achieving a more peaceful life in this country.
October 21, 2022
What We Should Have Learned From the War on Terror
And what it can teach us about the future of the crisis in Ukraine.
Karen J. Greenberg
October 7, 2022
Is There Any Honor In War?
It’s time for us to begin seeing war not as our making but our unmaking—as democracy’s undoing as well as the brutal thing it truly is.
August 24, 2022
When Moral Clarity Goes Extinct
Many are waiting to hear an “I was wrong” from so many politicians—but I’m not holding my breath.
June 6, 2022
When “Blowback” Is More Relevant Than Ever
The continued costs and ongoing consequences of American empire.
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April 20, 2022
How Can Feminists Stand in Real Solidarity with Afghan Women?
The United States and mainstream NGOs argue that the best way to support Afghan women is to cut ties with the Taliban, but grassroots activists have no choice but to engage.
March 21, 2022
A 20-Year Debacle in Afghanistan
Why the American war was destined for catastrophe and tragedy from the start.
February 17, 2022
America’s Disastrous 60-Year War
Most Americans simply take it for granted that war, or threats of war, having defined our immediate past, will define our future as well.
February 14, 2022
Biden Is Fine With Mass Civilian Death
The hoarding of Afghanistan’s foreign reserves is a striking example of the administration’s capacity for brutality.
February 9, 2022
We Still Need an Anti-War Movement
The lack of active opposition to endless wars isn’t a new normal, but something like the old normal.