Published on Counterpunch.org on 04/07/04
We’ve come to think of Afghanistan as a sort of a backwater, as old news. But the war is still going on there. There’s the same pattern as in Iraq.
– Seymour Hersh interview with Amy Davidson, 04/05/04.
Afghanistan has been devastated by the U.S. military and neglected by the antiwar movement. I am writing to appeal antiwar activists to seriously incorporate Afghanistan into their work.
The U.S.’s war in Afghanistan was clearly fought to maintain imperial credibility after …