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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, 1 month ago

Book Review: No Good Men Among the Living

A street scene in Kabul. Photo: Daniel Berehulak/ When troops from more than 40 countries, led by the world's most powerful nation, join hands to bring peace and build institutions—a working army, police and judiciary—in a war-torn country, ...
 Livemint.com3 days ago

Does corruption nurture political violence?

Share This Tags By Charles Anosike It must be exhausting to live in a state of constant indignation as a result of what could be a conscious or unconscious incompe¬tence of personalized lead¬ership obtained in ...
 People Daily2 weeks ago

Yamin Zakaria: A New Government and a New Hope for Afghanistan

Yamin Zakaria London, UK February 7, 2015 Reflecting on the chaos in Syria and Iraq, and the subsequent rise of ISIS, many observers would have predicted its birth in Afghanistan, when the Al-Qaeda-Taliban alliance ruled the country. They ...
 Afghan Online Press3 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 month 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 Yorker1 month 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 Jones1 month 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.org1 month 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 Post1 month ago Book review: Why We Lost, a general's account of two wars, by Daniel Bolger  Washington Post1 month 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 Research1 month ago
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