Tag Archives: Afghanistan

9/11 attacks: An atrocity exploited for 20 years of war and torture

An editorial from the upcoming issue of Socialist Alternative, the journal of the Socialist Party  A mixture of shock, horror and incredulity. These words best describe the reaction of most of the world’s population to the heinous mass terror attacks of 11 September 2001 on the Twin Towers in New York City. Along with the attack on the Pentagon in ...

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Russia: Urgent protests needed

Appeal for solidarity from socialist feminist activists in Russia as six members of Socialist Feminist Alternative were arrested yesterday. SocFemAlternative and Sotsialisticheskaya Alternativa (our sister organisation in Russian) organised pickets in solidarity with Afghan women in Russia today. In the appeal posted yesterday which was liked by 1715 people we pointed out that “Afghan women have been fighting for their ...

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Afghan people face the bitter outcome of U.S. occupation

By Tom Crean, Socialist Alternative (our sister organisation in the US) Twenty years after invading Afghanistan in 2001, U.S. troops are leaving along with other allied forces. Thousands of U.S. and allied troops were killed in the endless war with the Taliban, tens of thousands were injured while hundreds of thousands of Afghan people lost their lives or were injured.  ...

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Assange arrest: Imperialism’s revenge for exposure of dirty wars

By Dave Carr (Socialist Party in England and Wales) After seven years of self-imposed exile in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was dragged from his place of asylum and arrested by the Metropolitan police. This followed the revoking of his asylum status by Ecuador’s president Lenin Moreno. The US administration, backed by the UK Tory government, ...

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