Working Behind the Scenes of U.S. Military Bases

By ALEJANDRA PAULINO, age 12 Subcontractors are recruiting workers from South Asian countries to work on U.S. military bases in Afghanistan and Iraq under fraudulent terms. PHOTO: Anjali Kamat Since 2002, South Asian workers in Afghanistan and Iraq have been working...

U.S. Military Kills bin Laden; War Goes On

By AMANDA VENDER PHOTO: U.S. Army On May 1, President Obama announced that U.S. military forces killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. The U.S. government accuses bin Laden of being the main person behind the September 11, 2001 attacks. In response to these attacks, the...

Spotlight on the War in Afghanistan

By JYOTHI NATARAJAN The Hidden World of U.S. Military Bases in Afghanistan A report published in TomDispatch.com in early February revealed that there are now 400 U.S. and NATO military bases in Afghanistan and another 300 Afghan military bases, which are supported by...

Musharraf Resigns

By INDYKIDS STAFF Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf resigned on August 19, facing charges of not following Pakistan’s constitution. Musharraf took power in Pakistan in 1999 in a military takeover and suspended the constitution (stopped it from working) in...