Stop the War Coalition
How America destroyed Afghanistan: the story so far
US officials talk about nation-building in Afghanistan. But what they neglect to say is that the US has actually done just the opposite: it has fostered the destruction of much of that nation and now poses a clear and imminent danger to what remains.
Article by James Lucas, Counterpunch
Video by Brave New Films
06 March 2010
Over three decades ago, there were social movements in Afghanistan to improve the standard of living of its people, to provide greater equality for women, and there was a functioning, if imperfect, democracy. However the US, using subversion, weapons, and money was able, as the leader of coalition of nations, to stop progress in these areas of human welfare.