Exclusive: Secret U.S., Taliban talks reach turning point -> reuters.com/article/2011/12/ … 3I20111219
The one industry that’s booming in Afghanistan: Earnings from opium soar 133% in a year to $1.4bn -> dailymail.co.uk/news/article … istan.html
OBAMA DOES THE RIGHT THING IN AFGHANISTAN - Eric Margolis -> ericmargolis.com/political_c … istan.aspx
I think there was a documentary about this; The Dancing Boys of somewhere. I’m sure the good book condones it in it’s own way.
Afghanistan is very isolated so that custom is more open, elsewhere across the Moslem world abuse of young boys by older men is an open secret.
Rolling Stone - The Afghanistan Report the Pentagon Doesn’t Want You to Read
rollingstone.com/politics/bl … d-20120210
“Dereliction of Duty II: Senior Military Leader’s Loss of Integrity Wounds Afghan War Effort”
www1.rollingstone.com/extras/RS_REPORT.pdf - PDF
US soldier kills Afghan civilians in Kandahar -> bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17332398
Afghans turn on occupiers - Eric S. Margolis -> khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArti … on=opinion
According to one of his wives, Osama was out of Afghanistan before the US invaded.
AP EXCLUSIVE: US not reporting all Afghan attacks -> news.yahoo.com/ap-exclusive-us-n … 25507.html
AP IMPACT: Almost half of new vets seek disability -> foxnews.com/us/2012/05/27/ap … isability/
Multiple tours of duty & returning to a sh!t jobs market where no one will hire them because they have been in the military, i.e. no work experience and more likely to go postal.
Deliberate media propaganda - Glenn Greenwald -> salon.com/2012/06/02/deliber … singleton/