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Afghan Opium Production 40 Times Higher Since US-NATO Invasion

About 90 percent of the world’s illegal opium is estimated to come from Afghanistan. U.S. Marines assigned to the female engagement team (FET) of I Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) conduct a patrol alongside a poppy field while visiting Afghan settlements … Continue reading

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Lavrov Calls Out NATO’s Role in Afghan Drug Trafficking

Russia’s Foreign Minister says that NATO tolerates drug trafficking in Afghanistan — which continues to fund extremism in the region. Someone has to protect the product Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov always finds the most diplomatic ways to point out Washington’s innumerable … Continue reading

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Afghanistan – a bloodier disgrace than Iraq: Blair’s tragically flawed mission to rebuild shattered terror state 

Blair decided he wanted to go to Afghanistan without consulting top brass Announcement was out of the blue to military chiefs and Defence Secretary From the outset, the mission was flawed – but the military supported PM Without consulting either his Defence Secretary or … Continue reading

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Guantanamo Bay: Shaker Aamer full interview with Victoria Derbyshire

Shaker Aamer was the last British resident of Guantanamo Bay. Speaking to the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme, he describes what it was like to be held without trial for nearly 14 years. Aamer was held over extremely serious claims – … Continue reading

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Declassified CIA Document Reveals Iraq War Had Zero Justification

The justification for going to war in Iraq thirteen years ago, was based on a 93-page classified document that allegedly contained “specific information” on former Iraqi leader President Saddam Hussein and the weapons of mass destruction (WMD) programs he was … Continue reading

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The assault on Stop the War is really aimed at Jeremy Corbyn

Stop the War, of which I am a founder member, was created to oppose the crude war of revenge against Afghanistan in 2001. I remember arguing at the time that the war would be a disaster for Afghans, it would … Continue reading

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US Soldiers Forced To Retire After Refusing Orders to Ignore Children Being Raped by Police Officers

Imagine that you witnessed child sexual abuse while on the job, but your boss told you not to do anything to stop it. Now imagine that your boss was the United States government. That’s exactly what happened to Lance Cpl. Gregory … Continue reading

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We Have Committed a War Crime: ‘Patients Were Burning in Their Beds’

The U.S. story about the bombing of Doctors Without Borders is contradictory, ever-changing and possibly criminal. Doctors Without Borders says it is under “the clear presumption that a war crime has been committed” after a U.S.-led NATO coalition bombed its hospital … Continue reading

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Taliban, ISIS announce war against each other in Afghanistan

Warning this might make people laugh out loud 😉 if it is true…. Abu Bakar Al-Baghdadi the leader of the ISIS (left) an Iraqi Arab and Mullah Omar, the leader of the Taliban (right), an Afghan, have started a turf … Continue reading

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