An Empire in Love with Its Afghan Cemetery

The U.S. says it plans to pull out of Afghanistan on September 11, four months from now. We’ll believe that when we see it. They can’t leave—because they need the opium fields.  

By Pepe Escobar
Asia Times via ICH
May 6, 2021

One cannot but feel mildly amused at the theatrical spectacle of the US troop pullout from Afghanistan, its completion day now postponed for maximum PR impact to 9/11, 2021. Read More