Afghanistan: The silent war (little media coverage)


Shanghai Cooperation Organization will be ‘fortress of security and stability’ -> … &aid=31322


Attack on U.S. outpost in Afghanistan worse than originally reported -> … story.html


The Best Laid Plans How Quickly Will the U.S. Leave Afghanistan? - Tom Engelhardt -> … ashington/


You don’t buy an Afghan you only rent him.


Audacious Raid on NATO Base Shows Taliban’s Reach -> … wanted=all

Gen. Martin Dempsey’s plane hit by rocket at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan -> … fghanistan


Drones Causing Mass Psychological Trauma Among Civilians

Study Finds U.S. Drone Strikes in Pakistan Miss Militant Targets and “Terrorize” Civilians -> … strikes_in



A US-China entente in Afghanistan - M K Bhadrakumar ->


Dirty Wars just won a cinematography prize at Sundance, its a film about the drone war made by Jeremy Scahill and Rick Rowley. Excellent doc.


Remembering 1960s Afghanistan, the photographs of Bill Podlich -> … otos/5846/


US to leave troops in Afghanistan after 2014, says German official - -> … fghanistan


Kabul orders US special forces out of two provinces - -> … -provinces


108,000 Private Contractors Are in Afghanistan and We Have No Idea What They’re Doing - -> … y-re-doing


Taliban launch large attack on Kabul international airport - -> … 0P20130610


Afghan troops suffering heavy losses, US general says - -> … s-1.224402


The Drone Ranger: Obama’s Dirty Wars - Greg Palast -> … irty-wars/



We can afford it!

$7bn in gear being destroyed and scrapped in Afghanistan. … ort-48201/


Ah, but the Keynesian economic stimulus, just think of the supply contracts the military industrial complex will get for an army that demands re-equipping and all the board positions for the generals who made those decisions.


Yeah, incredible that the NSA contractor Snowden worked for has 25k employees and its one of dozens. You have to think the NSA is employing more people than google which gives us some idea of the scale of it’s ‘work’.