War of Terror

The Secret Lie That Started the Afghan War

Source: The Corbett Report September 4, 2018 James Corbett How did the war in Afghanistan start? And how did NATO become involved in this conflict? These details are never discussed because they have for nearly two decades been hidden behind a shroud of secrecy. But now, after nearly two decades …

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Fifteen Years of Forever Wars

Bush on the flight deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln: Premature Mission Accomplished. (U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate 3rd Class Lewis Hunsaker) Fifteen years ago Donald Rumsfeld said Afghanistan was pacified and George W. Bush said the U.S. mission in Iraq was “accomplished.” Fifteen years later the disastrous neoconservative …

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Government’s Own Report Shows Tax Dollars Spent in Afghanistan Have Boosted Opium Production

Source: Blacklisted News August 12, 2018 Rachel Blevins As the longest war in United States history approaches yet another anniversary, the U.S. is being forced to admit that after pouring billions of dollars into “counternarcotics efforts” in Afghanistan, the result has been an overwhelming increase in opium production. The recent report from …

War

Square One: US Negotiating Peace With Taliban

Source: The Corbett Report August 4, 2018 James Corbett It’s not often that you see an MSM headline that tells an entire story, complete with a plot and sub-plot, but when you do it’s usually in a tabloid. Such is the case with this recent doozy from The Daily Fail: …

War of Drugs

Before US Troops Protected Poppies In Afghanistan, There was No Opioid Epidemic in America

While the United States controls more than 90 percent of the world’s opium supply in Afghanistan, the rate of Americans who are addicted to heroin and who have died from drug overdoses has skyrocketed. Source: The Free Thought Project March 25, 2018 By Rachel Blevins The Afghanistan War is the …

War of Drugs

Poppy Output Hits Record High as US Troop Surge in Afghanistan Completed

Source: The Free Thought Project November 8, 2017 By Rachel Blevins The opioid crisis has killed thousands in the United States, and as more than 100 Americans die every day, opium poppy cultivation has hit a record high in Afghanistan in 2017. Coincidentally, President Donald Trump’s troop surge in Afghanistan has …

War of Drugs

Another Record Breaking Year for Opium Production in U.S. Occupied Afghanistan

Source: Waking Times November 2, 2017 Isaac Davis Now officially a national federal emergency, the opioid crisis is gutting America. The roots of this complex issue lie in supply, not demand, and while we are beginning to see major pharmaceutical executives being indicted for conspiracy and bribery of doctors, we …

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Want to Support the Troops? Stop Sending Them to Die in Meaningless Wars

America’s longest war continues. Photo credit: DonkeyHotey / WhoWhatWhy (CC BY-SA 2.0) See complete attribution below. Source: WhoWhatWhy October 8, 2017 Klaus Marre and DonkeyHotey I get really emotional when I watch videos of members of the armed forces coming home after a long deployment to surprise their loved ones. …

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Imperialism

What You Are Not Being Told About the Afghanistan War

Source: Corbett Report James Corbett 15 years after NATO’s invasion and occupation of Afghanistan, the 9/11 and Al Qaeda lies that were used to justify the war have disappeared. Now the truth about oil and gas, mineral wealth, opium and naked imperial ambition are all that remain. Related Posts:The Imperial …

Imperialism

The Imperial Collapse Clock Ticks Closer to Midnight

Source: Liberty Blitzkrieg Michael Krieger As I noted in last Friday’s piece, Donald Trump Finally Comes Out of the Closet, the firing of Steve Bannon represents the most significant event to occur during the Trump administration thus far. For the purposes of this piece, it’s important to review some of what …