Uncle Sam dumps Afghan mess on Russia

American imperial machinations in Afghanistan – supposedly in revenge for purported 9/11 terror attacks on the US in 2001 – have created an utter catastrophe. After two decades, Afghanistan lies in ruins and the Taliban are poised to once again be back in power. A recent study by Brown University estimates the cost of the war at $2.26 trillion. That cost will grow into the future amid healthcare payouts for veterans and financial interest. More than 71,000 Afghan civilians were killed. And for what? Afghanistan is American imperial hubris and state terrorism gone mad.

“F*ck Humanitarian Aid Agencies”

The thread I have published below appeared on Twitter today and I think it is worth sharing. My experience of visiting the Moria “refugee camp” on Lesvos Island in Greece in June 2016 was equally shocking. This was a concentration camp. Barbed wire curled above the two deep cages of iron that enclosed thousands of…