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Where Afghan War Was Transferred Long Ago

The New York Times By AZAM AHMED DEC. 28, 2014 DANGAM, Afghanistan - The official conclusion of the international combat mission in Afghanistan arrived Sunday, but for the Afghans fighting in this remote border district the symbolic end to ... Afghanistan News Center, 3 weeks ago

Book review: Thieves of State, on dangers of global corruption, by Sarah Chayes

Shoes and accessories that once belonged to the wife of former Tunisian dictator Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali went up for auction in a Tunis suburb in 2012. Author Sarah Chayes places the Tunisian leader among several corrupt figures from Egypt, ...
 Washington Post1 week ago
New Yorker

Corruption and Revolt

Much of the hundred billion dollars the U.S. spent to rebuild Afghanistan was stolen. Credit Illustration by Shout In October, 1951, a band of thieves hijacked a large shipment of opium in the port town of Punggol, in northeast Singapore. The ...
 New Yorker2 weeks ago
Mother Jones

A Drug Warrior's Inside Look at the War on...

One of the many messes the United States is leaving behind as it formally withdraws from Afghanistan is that it's more or less a narco state. Despite the United States spending nearly $8 billion to fight the Afghan narcotics trade, the country is ...
 Mother Jones2 weeks ago

The Distorted Exaggeration of Black-on-Black Crime Ignores Much of America's Criminality

Ongoing protests against police brutality have revealed how distorted the American discourse on crime is. The biggest myth animating this discourse is black criminality: the notion that black people commit more crime, and therefore deserve more ...
 AlterNet.org2 weeks ago

Review: "Why We Lost: A General's Inside Account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars"

No U.S. general has criticized the Iraq and Afghan wars more sharply than Lt. Gen. (retired) Daniel Bolger. "Why We Lost," is neither a memoir nor a window into private meetings and secret discussions. It is a 500-page history (including prologue ...
 Denver Post2 weeks ago Book review: Why We Lost, a general's account of two wars, by Daniel Bolger  Washington Post3 weeks ago
Global Research

Opium Cultivation Hits Record High in Afghanistan

Afghanistan has once again set a new record for opium cultivation despite a constant U.S. military presence for the last thirteen years. According to a report from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), opium production rose for ...
 Global Research3 weeks ago

Dostum says 20, 000 Special Force set to root out Taliban

Afghans Protest After Tragic Rocket Attack In Helmand By RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan January 1, 2015 Dozens of angry locals have held a demonstration in southern Afghanistan after a rocket exploded at a wedding, killing at least 20 people and ...
 Afghanistan News Center3 weeks ago

Bribes Free Drug Kingpin in Afghanistan, Where Cash Often Overrules Justice

By Joseph Goldstein KABUL, Afghanistan — Early this year, officials in Washington extolled a rare success in the fight against the drug trade in Afghanistan: The authorities there had imprisoned a leading opium trafficker on the United States ...
 RAWA4 weeks ago
Global Research

'Distancing Acts': Private Mercenaries and the War on Terror in American Foreign Policy 距離を置いて アメリカ外交政策における傭兵とテロへの戦い

Distancing Acts: Private Mercenaries and the War on Terror in American Foreign Policy 距離を置いて アメリカ外交政策における傭兵とテロへの戦い Jeremy Kuzmarov I do this job for the opportunity to kill the enemies of ...
 Japan Focus4 weeks ago The Privatization of War: Private Mercenaries and the War on Terror in American Foreign Policy  Global Research4 weeks ago Distancing Acts: Private Mercenaries and the War on Terror in American Foreign Policy  ZNet1 month ago
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