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The black market flow of U.S. dollars across the Afghanistan-Pakistan border is unifying the two countries’ economic crises. 

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Large parts of Afghanistan have fallen into darkness amid massive power outages across the country. Residents in the capital, Kabul, say they have received only around one hour of electricity every two days in recent weeks.

The Taliban does not allow girls to continue education beyond grade six. But this teacher in Afghanistan instructs girls at a secret high school, despite the risks involved.

In Two Jews Walk Into a War..., the last two Jews in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan decide to transcribe the Torah from memory. And they hate each other. While absurd to some, the play tackles issues scholars of Judaism have debated for thousands of years.

Neither the Helmand River Treaty nor customary international law denies Afghanistan the right to construct dams over the Helmand River.

50 years ago today - Jan 27 1973 - the Paris Peace Accords were signed at the Majestic Hotel in the 16e, bringing America's war in Vietnam to an end after 19 years, 5 months (The equally catastrophic U.S.-led Afghanistan War that ended on Aug 30 2021 lasted 19 years, 10 months)

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Most social media platforms have banned or restricted the Taliban. Not here. Now, members of the Taliban government in Afghanistan are getting blue checkmarks. #dwdigital 

Daad Mohammad Akhtari, the CEO of the ANOC, said that Afghanistan has completed all the rules of the Intl Olympic Committee and Olympic Council of Asia but those organizations have not paid any attention to the ANOC. 2/3

Afghanistan National Olympic Committee (ANOC) said its budget has been suspended by the Intl Olympic Committee due to “excuses” about challenges with money transactions since the Islamic Emirate came to power. 1/3 #TOLOnews 

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The end of the Afghanistan war requires the U.S. to re-evaluate its South Asia policy and how it positions the region within its larger strategic calculus.


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US funding for war in Ukraine in 9 months: Mar: $ 13.6 billion May: $ 40b Nov: $ 37.7b: Biden's new request That $ 91.3 billion is 33% more than Russia's *total military spending for the year* It's *double* the US's average annual expenditure for its own war in Afghanistan

Julian Assange speaking in 2011: "The goal is to use Afghanistan to wash money out of the tax bases of the US and Europe through Afghanistan and back into the hands of a transnational security elite. The goal is an endless war, not a successful war" #Afghanistan 

The extradition of Julian Assange to the US for exposing evidence of atrocities in Iraq and Afghanistan should be opposed by the British government.

We have confirmed the @nytimes ⁩ scoop: A Russian military spy unit offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants to attack coalition forces in Afghanistan. From @nakashimae ⁩ @missy_ryan ⁩ me and @shaneharris ⁩

Trump found out that Russia was paying bounties to have American soldiers killed in Afghanistan. Then he called on Russia to be readmitted to the G7. Basically every country knows they can kick America around and Trump will either do nothing or reward them.

....We no longer pay Pakistan the $Billions because they would take our money and do nothing for us, Bin Laden being a prime example, Afghanistan being another. They were just one of many countries that take from the United States without giving anything in return. That’s ENDING!

The Wall Street Journal Editorial states that it doesn’t want me to act in an “impulsive” manner in Afghanistan. Could somebody please explain to them that we have been there for 19 years, and while soldier counts are way down now, hardly impulsive. Besides, the Taliban is.....

Just returned to the United States after spending a GREAT Thanksgiving with our Courageous American Warriors in Afghanistan!

Unbeknownst to almost everyone, the major Taliban leaders and, separately, the President of Afghanistan, were going to secretly meet with me at Camp David on Sunday. They were coming to the United States tonight. Unfortunately, in order to build false leverage, they admitted to..

It was great meeting some of our outstanding young military personnel who were wounded in both Syria and Afghanistan. Their wounds are deep but their spirit is sooo high. They will recoverer & be back very soon. America loves them. Walter Reed Hospital is AMAZING - Thank you all!