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Afghanistan’s Impoverished People Live Amid Enormous Riches

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 8:45 am | Globetrotter

By Vijay Prashad / Globetrotter On September 25, 2021, Afghanistan’s Economy Minister Qari Din Mohammad Hanif said that his government does not want “help and cooperation from the world like the previous government. The old system was supported by the ... More >>

How AUKUS May Damage NATO

Thursday, 23 September 2021, 9:55 am | Globetrotter

Only weeks after U.S. President Joe Biden courageously ended the war in Afghanistan—in the face of bitter opposition from the media and Congress—came the announcement of the formation of AUKUS, a new trilateral security alliance between the U.S., the ... More >>

Meet the Biden Advisor Who Wants a Cold War with China

Tuesday, 21 September 2021, 10:22 am | Globetrotter

By Koohan Paik-Mander / Globetrotter As a longtime Hawaii resident, I have always wondered how the former President of the United States, Grover Cleveland, was so ineffective when it came to foreign policy matters. His efforts to right the wrong ... More >>

Indigenous People of Brazil Fight for Their Future

Friday, 17 September 2021, 9:36 am | Globetrotter

By Nick Estes / Globetrotter Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has given new license to the killing of Indigenous people in Brazil. Before he came to power in 2019, it wasn’t clear what he wanted to build, but he knew exactly who and what he wanted ... More >>

US Failures in War and Fighting Racism

Monday, 13 September 2021, 11:26 am | Globetrotter

By Charles Xu / Globetrotter The United States’ Recent Failures in War and Fighting Racism Should Serve as a Warning to Its Allies On May 26, 2021, President Joe Biden ordered U.S. intelligence agencies to produce “analysis of the origins of COVID-19” ... More >>

Decades of Failed U.S. National Security Policy

Friday, 10 September 2021, 2:27 pm | Globetrotter

A reckoning with America’s failed national security policy is long overdue. More >>

What Next After 20 Years of War in Afghanistan?

Thursday, 9 September 2021, 10:12 am | Globetrotter

On Monday, August 30, at 3:29 p.m. Eastern Time, a C-17 transport plane took off from Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, signaling the end of America’s longest war. More >>

Rwanda’s Military Is the French Proxy on African Soil

Thursday, 9 September 2021, 9:47 am | Globetrotter

By Vijay Prashad / Globetrotter On July 9, 2021, the government of Rwanda said that it had deployed 1,000 troops to Mozambique to battle al-Shabaab fighters, who had seized the northern province of Cabo Delgado. A month later, on August 8, Rwandan ... More >>

Discovery of Natural Gas in Mozambique Produced Tragedies

Wednesday, 1 September 2021, 8:38 am | Globetrotter

Why the Discovery of Natural Gas in Mozambique Has Produced Tragedies, Not Economic Promise On February 18, 2010, Anadarko Moçambique—a subsidiary of Anadarko Petroleum ( bought by Occidental Petroleum in 2019)— discovered a massive natural gas field ... More >>

How the Taliban Chased the West Out of Afghanistan

Thursday, 26 August 2021, 9:58 am | Globetrotter

By Vijay Prashad / Globetrotter Days after the Taliban drove into Kabul on August 15, its representatives started making inquiries about the “location of assets” of the central bank of the nation, Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB), which are known to ... More >>