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The Pentagon Highlands Forum

Now that Trump has pragmatically acquiesced to the dark side of foreign policy and abandoned the nationalistic promises made during his quixotic campaign, we should become familiar with our new neocon masters. From Nafeez Ahmed in 2015: The post-Cold War period … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: It’s the Heroin, Stupid

Pepe Escobar quotes a “Western covert intel operative”: Osama bin Laden was a failed CIA asset that was used as a pretext to invade Afghanistan to restart the heroin trade, which is a trillion-dollar business. Mullah Omar was our ally … Continue reading

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UN Mission in Afghanistan Confirms Death of 15 Civilians in Airstrike by Drone

From Sputnik News: The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) confirmed on Thursday the death of 15 civilians in an airstrike, targeting the Daesh extremists, conducted by an unmanned aerial vehicle of the US Air Force-Afghanistan.

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