The media in the West insist that the war in Afghanistan is
against "terrorists", but a closer look shows a people resisting imperialist
aggression. The country has been brought close to barbarism, but there is still
potential for revolutionary developments.
Recent rioting in Kabul after
military vehicle collided with civilian vehicles killing dozens has highlighted
once again the dilemma facing the imperialists. Resentment at the presence of
foreign troops is growing among the people as Taliban activities also spread.
With Iraq as the focus of world opinion, Canada, Germany, France and Italy are quietly conducting an imperialist war in Afghanistan. The recent deaths of four Canadian soldiers in Afghanistan highlight the need to oppose the intervention.