Yet Another Imperialist Occupation of Afghanistan Ends in Disaster

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Craig Murray
Yet Another Imperialist Occupation of Afghanistan Ends in Disaster

Every single Imperial occupation of Afghanistan since Alexander the Great has had the same justification. They were all defensive invasions, necessary to reduce the “threat” from Afghanistan to the Imperial power. As those who have read my book Sikunder Burnes will know – and if you haven’t, you should – the first British occupation of 1839 was to topple a ruler viewed as potentially likely to ally with Russia and Persia in an invasion of British India. The second and…

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Craig Murray
Yet Another Imperialist Occupation of Afghanistan Ends in Disaster