An Interview With Afghan MP Malalai Joya: Karzai Government Treats Women as Brutally as Did the Taliban

By Asad Ismi Malalai Joya, 29, is the youngest female member of Afghanistan’s parliament and has been elected twice from the western province of Farah. She is a popular women’s rights activist and an outspoken critic of the government of Hamid Karzai and the Northern Alliance, which is now being defended by U.S., Canadian and […]

Afghanistan: U.S. Sets Up and Supports the World’s No.1 “Narco” State

By Asad Ismi The close link between U.S. military and covert intervention and drug trafficking continues in Afghanistan today. When it invaded and occupied the country in October 2001, Washington replaced the ruling Taliban with President Hamid Karzai and the Northern Alliance, a group of warlords whose armies are financed by growing and selling opium. […]

A U.S.-Financed Military Dictatorship: Pakistan has Long, Bloody history as Terrorist Arm of U.S.

By Asad Ismi The United States’ choice of Pakistan as an ally in its “war on terrorism” provides the spectacle of the two leading terrorist states on Earth “fighting terrorism.” The U.S. has killed more than eight million people in the Third World since 1945, while Pakistan slaughtered almost three million Bengalis in the Eastern […]