Afghanistan

Pakistani truckers on strike, blockading NATO supplies

Transport workers at a rally in Karachi, 9th Jan 2013

Truckers delivering NATO supplies to isolated coalition ground troops in Afghanistan have gone on strike, in protest against lower pay, poor security, and corrupt customs officials who demand bribes from the truckers. The unions are calling for other transport workers throughout the region to join the strike action.

Could Osama’s death really mean the end of Afghanistan’s occupation?

“Late Sunday night local time, two U.S. helicopters from Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) and carrying Team Six SEALs flew in low from Afghanistan… The raid began on the smaller of two buildings in [Bin Laden's] compound, where [Bin Laden's] couriers were believed to live. The raid then moved to the larger three-story building.

Afghanistan - further reading guide

libcom's guide to further reading on the history of Afghanistan, and war and working class struggles there.

Leaflet on terrorism after 9-11 - Kolinko

Leaflet on terrorism, capitalism and war produced by German group Kolinko after the September 11 attacks in 2001.

Against capitalist war, against capitalist 'peace' - No War But The Class War

Leaflet produced following the 2001 invasion of Afghanistan

Preliminary notes on the situation in Palestine and further abroad - No War But The Class War

Leaflet from 2002, looking at the Palestinian and Afghan conflicts through the lens of the changing development of capitalism in those regions.

Days like these - Red and Black Notes

Red and Black Notes editorial, looking at the results of the aftermath of the September 11 World Trade Centre attacks and the war in Afghanistan.