Tag Archives: Afghan people

Hedges: The Empire Does Not Forgive

“The cynicism of arming and funding the mujahedeen against the Soviets exposes the lie of America’s humanitarian concerns in Afghanistan.”

This Is What War Propaganda Looks Like in the Age of Social Media, by Caitlin Johnstone

This is what war propaganda looks like in the era of social media. It will never look ugly. It will never directly show you its real intentions. If it did, it wouldn’t work.

Patrick Kennelly: The Unspeakable in Afghanistan

 Patrick Kennelly writes from Kabul. By Patrick Kennelly  VCNV.org  December 17, 2014  I am sending this article on behalf of Patrick Kennelly who is representing Voices for Creative Nonviolence in Kabul.      —Kathy Kelly The year 2014 marks the deadliest year in Afghanistan for civilians, fighters, and foreigners. The situation has reached a new low […]

Kathy Kelly’s Challenge: Witness, Courage, Compassion, Becoming

Nobody who reads this book could ever accuse Kathy Kelly of being “too big for her britches.” Time and time again, she confronts “unspeakable evil,” and manages to maintain her quiet dignity and never loses sight of the humanity that may be touched–even in the tormentors who confront her and others. “What does the Lord […]