Washington’s decision to give Afghan funds to 9/11 victims is a continuation of its colonial venture in Afghanistan.
Anila Daulatzai is a political and medical anthropologist based in California. Her research centres on serial war, militarisation, and racialization, ... particularly in Afghanistan and Pakistan. She is at UC Berkeley in the Department of Anthropology.
The dominant narrative on the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan erases the decades of imperial violence Afghans suffered.
Chuck Lorre and Reza Aslan’s new CBS sitcom is another iteration of Hollywood’s classic ‘white saviour’ story.