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U.S. Urges Allies to Crack Down on WikiLeaks
By Philip Shenon The Obama administration is pressing Britain, Germany, Australia, and other allied Western governments to consider opening criminal investigations of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange... ...
rudkla - 12. Aug, 14:06

Opium-Addicted Children: Paying a Heavy Price for the Afghan War
The revelation that the number of opium-addicted Afghan children has reached new highs is a sad unintended consequence of that war. It dramatically illustrates how adult war games can doom generations... ...
rudkla - 8. Jul, 05:57

US has discovered $1 trillion in mineral deposits in Afghanistan
http://www.ufppc.org/us-a- world-news-mainmenu-35/973 0/ -------- What Could $1 Trillion in Mineral Wealth Mean for Afghanistan? Tom A. Peter, The Christian Science Monitor: "US and Afghan officials claim... ...
rudkla - 22. Jun, 09:35

Pentagon source: strike killed 30 Afghan civilians
The probe found that the strikes against a "suspected Taliban compound" in the western province of Herat killed about 30 civilians - not the five to seven the U.S. originally acknowledged, according to... ...
rudkla - 29. Jun, 06:25

Opium for the Masses: Who is the Enemy in Afghanistan?
While the current occupations of Afghanistan and Iraq look to be part of an ambitious plan of US domination of the Muslim world, both are proving to be a much greater problem than their shadowy planners... ...
rudkla - 29. May, 10:30

Marines Ignore Poppy Crops to Pacify Afghan Locals
The Associated Press: "The Marines of Bravo Company's 1st Platoon sleep beside a grove of poppies. Troops in the 2nd Platoon playfully swat at the heavy opium bulbs while walking through the fields. Afghan... ...
rudkla - 7. May, 18:07

The Opium Brides of Afghanistan
Farmers are being forced to sell their daughters. "I never imagined I'd have to pay for growing opium by giving up my daughter," says Shah. http://www.newsweek .com/id/129577 From Information Clearing... ...
rudkla - 1. Apr, 09:53

Afghanistan: Soaring drug trade hits home
Christian Science Monitor 03/13/08 Muhamma d Nasir lives with 70 drug users on the outskirts of town. His home is an abandoned building sitting amid a mass of toppled concrete. This field of rubble is... ...
rudkla - 14. Mar, 11:24

Afghanistan has slid since U.S. arrived
A report Friday on drugs - it said Afghanistan now produces 93 percent of the world's opium poppy - comes hand in hand with the resurgence of Taliban militants despite U.S. anti-insurgent efforts. Also... ...
rudkla - 2. Mar, 06:23

Random thoughts on the War on Drugs
Afghanistan could become the Colombia of the Middle East America’s Taliban-support program Reason by Jacob Sullum 09/05/07 Accordin g to a recent report from the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime, 19,047... ...
rudkla - 14. Jun, 08:49

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