Stuart J. Hooper + The Intercept | An incredible attempt at permanently steering American foreign policy towards war.
21WIRE + Julia Harte | Inside US military’s multi-million dollar fuel skimming scam in Afghanistan.
Amina Zia Massoud | According to to her doctor and her parents, Farkhunda had been mentally ill since her teenage years.
21WIRE + NYT | The CIA will claim that this is simply an unintended consequence, but is that really the case?
Bill Van Auken | The current president promoted the intervention in Afghanistan as the “good war” and more than tripled the number of US soldiers and Marines fighting it.
RT | Snowden’s Christmas gift of truth that just keeps on giving.
21WIRE + WP | Great little scam which has gone undetected for the better part of a decade.
Going Underground | Patrick Henningsen gives his take on the culture of fear and gagging that keeps troops quiet.
21WIRE + Vets4Peace | The cabal behind all wars of aggression are once again angling for new military confrontations as we speak.
21WIRE + RT | The Afghanistan ‘project’ may just end up like the US operation in Korea – now in its 60th year.
Washington Post | This is not the first time a western government facility has been targeted recently, and it will not be the last.
Washington Post | Begging the American people not to cut their billions?
RT | A civilian cargo aircraft crashed at Bagram Air Field near the Afghan capital Kabul on Monday, killing all seven people aboard.
RT | The raid was allegedly called in by troops on the ground, after bitter fighting nearby
Stratrisks | Afghanistan plans to put four or five oil and gas extraction and minerals mining projects out to tender for development this year, as the strife-ridden country reaches out to investors to help develop its vast resources.
Stuart James Hooper | Citizen journalist exposes the fraud behind NATO’s Afghan occupation.
The Needle | What Do The Taliban And The BBC Have In Common?
Afghanistan’s president Hamid Karzai has ordered his top security officials to take full control of the prison at Bagram air base. It’s still run by the US – despite an agreement to transfer power to Afghan authorities signed back in March.
Cellphone video recorded earlier this year at an operations center of a U.S. security contractor in Kabul, Afghanistan appears to show key personnel staggeringly drunk or high on narcotics, in what former employees say was a pattern of outrageous behavior that put American lives at risk and went undetected by U.S. military officials who are […]
RT Eight coalition soldiers were killed in three separate attacks across Afghanistan since Friday, as the trend of Afghan soldiers firing on coalition troops worsens for NATO. Afghanistan has witnessed a dramatic uptick in 2012 in green-on-blue killings – ‘green’ the NATO code for local Afghan soldiers, ‘blue’ for NATO soldiers – prompting increasing concern […]