Trump Calls Off Meeting with Taliban, Peace Talks Flounder

Photo: US airstrike that killed 30 in Afghanistan in November 2018. By Jennifer Kelly On Saturday night, US President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that he was calling for an end to negotiations with the Taliban, including a previously undisclosed meeting scheduled for Sunday at Camp David with the president of the Afghan puppet government, Ashraf Ghani. Talks were allegedly canceled because the Taliban took … Continue reading Trump Calls Off Meeting with Taliban, Peace Talks Flounder

AFGHANISTAN: US Inching Toward Total Withdrawal, Peace Deal with Taliban

Photo: US envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad speaks to audience after televised debate. By Jennifer Kelly After 18 years of imperialist war, the US is getting close to reaching a peace agreement with the Taliban, which would include a complete withdrawal of US troops. Ahead of a final agreement, US President Donald Trump announced he would be withdrawing over 5,000 troops from Afghanistan on August … Continue reading AFGHANISTAN: US Inching Toward Total Withdrawal, Peace Deal with Taliban

AFGHANISTAN: US Desperately Pushes for Peace Talks as Taliban Gains Ground

By Mike Talavera U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad is in Kabul this week in an effort to recommence talks between the US-backed Afghan government and the Taliban, the leading anti-US force in the country. Always the two-faced monster, US imperialism insists on peaceful diplomacy even as it ramps up its slaughter of the Afghan people. According to recent reports, in the first quarter of this year … Continue reading AFGHANISTAN: US Desperately Pushes for Peace Talks as Taliban Gains Ground

Afghanistan: US Imperialism beaten back inch by inch

By Ed Dalton On September 2, the Taliban killed two United States imperialist soldiers and four pro-imperialist Afghan soldiers in the Afghan Army and destroyed at least seven armored vehicles of the occupation forces. This is one small defeat in a string of many as the US imperialists fail to meet their objectives in this strategic region. Using the events of September 11, 2001 as … Continue reading Afghanistan: US Imperialism beaten back inch by inch