The challenges facing Afghanistan may seem insurmountable, but in large part they have been brought about by the US and NATO and they cannot be part of the solution. The truth is, military intervention has been a disaster and it offers no prospects for the future.
The general condition of Afghanistan after 20 years of NATO intervention is that half the population are in humanitarian need and nearly one in two children will face acute malnutrition in 2021 – UN.
Imperialism’s interest in overturning the rule of the CPC in China, under the euphemistic rubric of “security”, “democratic values” and “rules based order”, was codified in the week of summitry comprising the meetings of the G7, NATO and the Biden-Putin summit.
CND’s statement, following the June 2021 NATO summit, that NATO has set course for China. The US is succeeding to recruit European countries to a more aggressive posture towards China.
Webinar hosted by No Cold War – hosting a line-up of peace campaigners and academic to explore the issues of the ‘Quad’, associated attempts to construct an anti-China regional alliance and the prospects for a peaceful Pacific.
In May reports in the British press indicated that the government is planning to increase its troop deployment in Afghanistan from 600 to over 1000. These reports suggested that Prime Minister May will make an announcement at the NATO summit in July.