Information and commentary on the US-led intervention in Afghanistan. The intervention started in October 2001. Up-to-date news can be found in Afghanistan Civil War: News and Media and War on Terrorism: News and Media.

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"Secret" War Prevents Us from Learning the Truth
Commentary on the media politics of the American and British military. The Observer, UK.
Analysis: The Military Lessons
The peculiar features of the Afghan campaign are evaluated for future struggles by Jonathan Marcus, BBC defence correspondent.
Cursor: Archivistan
A collection of Marc Herolds commentary on the US bombings and political developments.
Dawn Raids Stoke Fires of Resentment
Rory McCarthy reports on mounting anger of Afghan citizens at the US military presence. The Guardian, UK.
A Fairy Tale at Christmas
Coverage of the war in Afghanistan has played down the civilian deaths and 4 million refugees, to make audiences believe in a straightforward moral narrative, says the Guardian.
No Military Solution to Terrorism
Richard Norton-Taylor discusses the ongoing bombing in Afghanistan. The Guardian, UK.
This Futile Campaign
Madeleine Bunting discusses the effects of the western intervention on the life of Afghans and on terrorism. The Guardian, UK.
When Uncle Sam Meets 'Stan
Jason Burke reports on the daily life at Bagram Air Base. The Observer, UK.
US, Beware the Consequences in Afghanistan
In the Christian Science Monitor, Edward Girardet finds US attacks on Afghanistan counterproductive and argues for a peace settlement and massive reconstruction. (October 22, 2001)
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