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AFGHANISTAN: WITHOUT GUILT OR SHAME February 5, 2014

Posted by wmmbb in CENTRAL ASIA, Modern History.
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. . . the Uberpower clings to denial of defeat, stumbles from crisis to crisis, with the injection of violence and hatred as the surefire antidote. Never mind the human or financial costs of the great strategic game. No lessons learned, let’s move on.
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LEAVING AFGHANISTAN November 1, 2012

Posted by wmmbb in CENTRAL ASIA, Terrorism Issues.
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The Prime Minister announced in parliament that Australian forces would be withdrawn from Afghanistan, while indicating the withdrawal would require additional personnel.
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AFGHANISTAN: WHAT NEXT? September 25, 2012

Posted by wmmbb in CENTRAL ASIA, Terrorism Issues.
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For all intents and purposes the war in Afghanistan is now lost to the invading armies sponsored by the United States .
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INDIA , IRAN AND THE US August 27, 2012

Posted by wmmbb in CENTRAL ASIA, Middle East.
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The meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement in Tehran at the end of August for the moment impedes the execution of the intent by Israel and the United States to bomb Iran, supposedly for seeking to develop nuclear weapons.
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INVISIBLE WAR July 17, 2012

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Perhaps in twenty years time, the question will be not that the war in Afghanistan is now lost, but when it was lost.
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EXITING AFGHANISTAN June 1, 2012

Posted by wmmbb in CENTRAL ASIA, Peace.
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The endeavour to control Afghanistan by the United States and its acolytes will soon ingloriously end and at extraordinary cost. Such is the destiny of imperial ambition. What then for the people of Afghanistan?
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CHICAGO NATO SUMMITRY AND PROTESTS May 23, 2012

Posted by wmmbb in CENTRAL ASIA, Peace.
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US citizens attempted to exercise their First Amendment rights in Chicago during the Nato gathering of leaders, which strangely included Australia.
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SPRING OFFENSIVE April 17, 2012

Posted by wmmbb in CENTRAL ASIA.
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The season of renewal was judged by the armed resistance in Afghanistan to launch staged armed attacks in Kabul and other locations as they did last year.
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AFGHANISTAN TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION March 16, 2012

Posted by wmmbb in CENTRAL ASIA.
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Afghanistan can be used as another illustration of the repeated failure to the point of perhaps stupidity and definitely barbarity of the policy of regime change and occupation.
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KANDAHAR KILLING March 13, 2012

Posted by wmmbb in CENTRAL ASIA.
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So far no explanation has been given for  why a US Army Sergeant would attack and kill civilians in Kandahar, Afghanistan. We can expect to be told that he was insane. People usually show symptoms of insanity before the breaking point.
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QURANS BURNT AT BAGRAM February 26, 2012

Posted by wmmbb in CENTRAL ASIA, Terrorism Issues.
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“Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.” The Afghan Army fires its guns to disperse people protesting the burning of the Quran.
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REGIME CHANGE IN IRAN February 21, 2012

Posted by wmmbb in CENTRAL ASIA, Middle East, Modern History.
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Perhaps it is the case that the Australian Government is subservient and supine in the face of  the American military-industrial complex, as John Pilger suggests, but it is clear that Iran is proactively responding to the pressures of global imperialism.
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TERRORISM AND TREASON January 29, 2012

Posted by wmmbb in CENTRAL ASIA, Terrorism Issues.
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Not for the first time, the United States is engaged in an endeavour to obtain the release of a CIA in Pakistan. The complication this time is that the agent is a Pakistani citizen.
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EU THREATENS OIL EMBARGO January 26, 2012

Posted by wmmbb in CENTRAL ASIA, nuclear free zone., nuclear stockpiles.
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The proposed EU sanctions on Iranian oil has elements of the bizarre. What can they be thinking?
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FRANCE TO LEAVE AFGHANISTAN! January 22, 2012

Posted by wmmbb in CENTRAL ASIA, Terrorism Issues.
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An Afghan soldier has shot for members of the French contingent in that country. There have been previous attacks on foreign occupation soldiers.
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DRAGGING OUT AFGHANISTAN January 12, 2012

Posted by wmmbb in CENTRAL ASIA, Human Rights, Terrorism Issues.
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At some point the US, and its satraps, will be asked to leave Afghanistan, and the question then will be whether it can be managed better than Iraq.
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WAR AGAINST IRAN? December 10, 2011

Posted by wmmbb in CENTRAL ASIA.
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According to Lawrence Wilkerson, the same script is in play for an aggressive war against Iran as that followed against Iraq in 2003. He says it is also the same players.
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CIA DRONE DISPLAYED December 9, 2011

Posted by wmmbb in CENTRAL ASIA, Terrorism Issues.
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Iranian television has shown pictures of the CIA drone that reportedly was flying over the country. Such an invasion of air space constitutes an act of war.
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CATCH 222 December 8, 2011

Posted by wmmbb in carbon emissions, CENTRAL ASIA, US Politics.
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Regardless of the number of people killed, the prosecution of war is very expensive. Keeping the supply lines open and flowing is critical to bases on the ground requires constant air drops.
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DRONE DOWNED OVER IRAN December 6, 2011

Posted by wmmbb in CENTRAL ASIA, Humankind/Planet Earth.
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News items proceed at such a clip it becomes a challenge to fit them into context. And it has to be observed perhaps we are not mean to.
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