The Resistance against Imperialist War in Afghanistan must continue and grow
It has been fifteen
years since the beginning of the US led imperialist aggression on
Afghanistan. In the course of their aggressive and occupying war the
American imperialists and its allies have committed numerous war crimes
against our people. This imperialist war and criminal occupation in
Afghanistan has not yet ended.
Barack Obama had announced that their war and criminal
occupation would end in 2014. The occupying forces and their puppet
regime with much ceremony and fanfare conducted a process of
“transitioning of security responsibilities” and announced that the
security forces of the puppet regime has now taken charge of the war
and security responsibilities. But this so-called Afghanization of war
did not mean the complete end of the imperialist occupation but was
actually a mere change in the number of imperialist troops from 150
thousand to 15 thousand.
The security agreement between American imperialist occupiers
and their puppet regime, which was a reminder of the agreements between
the British colonialists and their Afghan satrap kings, was imposed on
the country and its people and formalized the colonial status of
Afghanistan. Based on this agreement the occupiers officially possess
numerous strategic and long term military bases and have no restriction
on dispatching any number of extra forces. Furthermore, the military
attacks are being carried out also from outside of country such as from
the military bases in Indian Ocean and even from the US itself.
Although certain imperialist and reactionary powers have
withdrawn their forces from Afghanistan and yet these powers are still
involved, directly or indirectly, and continue to support the American
imperialist occupation of the country.
Therefore, the struggle against imperialist occupiers and their
puppet regime not only has not ended, but is still in front of us as a
prolonged struggle. In this situation the national revolutionary
people’s resistance has the potential to transform into all-rounded
resistance which could also attract the widespread support of public
opinion within the imperialist countries, a support that is an
important condition for forcing the imperialist occupiers to completely
retreat and withdraw their entire forces from Afghanistan.
However, we should strive for the spread of the anti-war and
anti-imperialist movement in Afghanistan and in imperialist countries
themselves. These struggles can strengthen and widen the national
revolutionary people’s resistance to imperialist wars in Afghanistan,
the region and the world. The campaign against fifteen years of war in
Afghanistan can and should be the new beginning for these struggles and
its future development and spread into other imperialist countries
particularly the occupying imperialist countries themselves.
Communist (Maoist) Party of Afghanistan