Posts Tagged ‘Afghanistan’

Afghan War Ending?

Posted: February 29, 2020 in -
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The United States and the Taliban Sign a Peace Agreement

Is Trump doing something right?

CIA Pete

Posted: February 11, 2020 in -
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Buttigieg said “we were working with everybody across the civilian spectrum in the intelligence community.” Newsweek listed those agencies as the CIA, the NSA, and Defense Intelligence Agency.
Media darling Pete Buttigieg was in unit that worked with the CIA in Afghanistan

During the year of Buttigieg’s deployment in Afghanistan, the United Nations found that opium production skyrocketed and that “Afghanistan produces some 90 percent of the world’s illicit opiates.”

While Mayor Pete Buttigieg waxes humble about his Midwestern upbringing and touts his outsider story, his work alongside the CIA and DEA halfway around the world was a highly unusual task that helped set the stage for his rise to national prominence.

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Afghan Papers Inadvertently Document WaPo’s Role in Spreading Official Lies\

 

columns calling for or assuming a military response to the attacks were given a great deal of space, while opinions urging diplomatic and international law approaches as an alternative to military action were nearly nonexistent.

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“What are we trying to do here? We didn’t have the foggiest notion.”
-US General

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Islamic State weapons in Yemen traced back to US Government: Serbia files (part 1)

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US Task Force Smoking Gun smuggles weapons to Syria: Serbia files (part 2)

 

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Review of Max Blumenthal’s The Management of Savagery (2019): ‘AQ is on our side’

 

Blumenthal’s message is crystal clear: US-Israel policy from 1979 on has been to create and support Muslim terrorism, even as it claims to be fight terrorism.* It used them in Afghanistan to undermine the Soviet Union, and has used them ever since to secure control of world politics. Create the problem, and provide the solution.

 

* Since 9/11, that is High Treason. US officials should be tried for Treason for any material aid they gave to Al Qaeda in Libya, Syria, and elsewhere. 

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But the units have also operated unconstrained by battlefield rules designed to protect civilians, conducting night raids, torture and killings with near impunity, in a covert campaign that some Afghan and American officials say is undermining the wider American effort to strengthen Afghan institutions.