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‘I Could Live With That’: How the CIA Made Afghanistan Safe for the Opium Trade
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‘I Could Live With That’: How the CIA Made Afghanistan Safe for the Opium Trade
July 10, 2020

Prior to the Soviet invasion, Afghanistan barely registered as a topic of interest for the national press, surfacing in only a handful of annual newspaper stories.

The Afghanistan Debacle
July 7, 2020

Washington should cease feeding the New York Times with tales about supposed plots involving bonuses for bodies, cut its losses and get out now.

The Afghanistan Debacle
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Russian Bounties: Here We Go Again
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Russian Bounties: Here We Go Again
July 6, 2020

Russia has been paying the Afghan Taliban bounties for American scalps. How do we know? Because the New York Times tells us so

Afghan Bounty Scandal Comes at Suspiciously Important Time for U.S. Military-Industrial Complex
July 5, 2020

The latest scandal, like others before it, is based on scant testimony by anonymous officials and has had the effect of pushing liberal opinion on US foreign policy into a far more hawkish direction.

Afghan Bounty Scandal Comes at Suspiciously Important Time for U.S. Military-Industrial Complex
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The Malign Russians and Chinese Are Coming
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The Malign Russians and Chinese Are Coming
July 4, 2020

In Russia, 78% have just voted in support of constitutional amendments. Among these, we find the paramount Atlanticist obsession: the possibility that Vladimir Putin will be able to run for two more presidential terms. 

Seriously, Get the Hell Out of Afghanistan
July 3, 2020

The continued Afghanistan occupation is like if the police stormed a house, shot a bunch of people, realized they got the wrong house and they’d never find the guy they were looking for by staying there, stayed anyway, moved in, and then years later said they can’t move out because they heard a rumor that the neighbors are trying to make them leave.

Seriously, Get the Hell Out of Afghanistan
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Bounty-Hunter Hoax to Kill U.S.-Russia Relations
Editorial
Bounty-Hunter Hoax to Kill U.S.-Russia Relations
July 3, 2020

What better way to alienate the military ranks than accuse Trump of turning a blind eye to intelligence reports of Russian-assisted murder of troops in Afghanistan?

Russia Bounty-Hunter Story Another Pulp Fiction Release
July 1, 2020

What better way to alienate the military ranks than accuse Trump of turning a blind eye to intelligence reports of Russian-assisted murder of troops in Afghanistan?

Russia Bounty-Hunter Story Another Pulp Fiction Release
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