DANGEROUS PRECEDENT: AMERICA’S ILLEGAL WAR IN AFGHANISTAN

Who is the Terrorist? — Afghanistan

1. Read and respond.

DANGEROUS PRECEDENT: AMERICA’S ILLEGAL WAR IN AFGHANISTAN https://www.law.upenn.edu/journals/jil/articles/volume33/issue2/Williams33U.Pa.J.Int’lL.563(2011).pdf

US Mass Media and Image of Afghanistan: Portrayal of Afghanistan by Newsweek and Time http://pu.edu.pk/images/journal/csas/PDF/6-Dr.%20Ghulam%20Shabir.pdf

Afghanistan in the Media http://harvardpolitics.com/world/afghanistan-in-the-media/

Ghost Wars: How Reagan Armed the Mujahadeen in Afghanistan https://www.democracynow.org/2004/6/10/ghost_wars_how_reagan_armed_the

Afghan and American people want peace but war profiteers drug traffickers do not

http://www.veteranstoday.com/2015/06/02/the-afghan-and-the-american-people-want-peace-but-the-war-profiteers-drug-traffickers-do-not/

The Lies of Obama that sold the escalation in Afghanistan

http://www.truth-out.org/lies-sold-obamas-escalation-afghanistan/1309706361

The Crimes of Seal Team 6 https://theintercept.com/2017/01/10/the-crimes-of-seal-team-6/

The Secret Killers : Assassination in Afghanistan and Task Force 373 http://bit.ly/bG1K2w

US army and CIA may be guilty of war crimes in Afghanistan, says ICC https://www.theguardian.com/law/2016/nov/15/us-army-and-cia-may-be-guilty-of-war-crimes-afghanistan-says-icc

2. –Write a well composed 2-3 page critical analysis identifying claims in this week’s articles about the legality of the war and media portrayals of the US war against Afghanistan and your conclusions about who benefits from this war.

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