Posts Tagged ‘ Afghanistan ’

CIA Built Tunnels That Were Bombed In Afghanistan

April 14, 2017
CIA Built Tunnels That Were Bombed In Afghanistan

Hat tip to Edward Snowden on his Twitter feed; he points out that the tunnels that were just bombed in Afghanistan were built by the CIA in the 1980’s: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/09/11/magazine/lost-at-tora-bora.html?_r=0 “The first time bin Laden had seen the Tora Bora caves, he had been a young mujahedeen fighter and a recent university graduate with a […]

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Pepe Escobar On The CIA Heroin Trade

October 2, 2016
Pepe Escobar On The CIA Heroin Trade

Everywhere the CIA goes, drugs come back. In March of this year we took a look at the work of Professor Alfred McCoy, author of “The Politics of Heroin in Southeast Asia”. Portions of a lengthy article by McCoy are reproduced in the article at this link: http://www.covertbookreport.com/professor-alfred-mccoy-on-the-politics-of-heroin/ (Excerpt) “Once the mujahedeen fighters brought the […]

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Professor Alfred McCoy On The Politics Of Heroin

March 6, 2016
Professor Alfred McCoy On The Politics Of Heroin

Professor Alfred McCoy is recognized as being one of the foremost experts on the politics of Heroin, a drug making a surging comeback after largely being shamed out of popular culture for decades. The availability of opiate-related pills has brought on demand for the dragon drug, thought to be cheaper and easier to obtain once […]

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The Secret Government, Drugs and Terrorism

February 18, 2014
The Secret Government, Drugs and Terrorism

It’s always been said that wherever the CIA goes, drugs come back. That may be a simplification. Evidence is mounting to suggest that the heroin trade has gone global, not just in its distribution, but in the ability of the players to stage world-changing events. The Russian-centric website Strategic Culture.org has this report on Afghan […]

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Did “They” Get to Journalist Michael Hastings?

June 20, 2013
Did “They” Get to Journalist Michael Hastings?

There sure seems to be a lot, I mean a lot of “spooky” stuff going on lately; NSA leaker Snowden flees to Hong Kong, the U.S. military and CIA are arming Al-qaeda linked rebels in Syria, Obama is rumored to have said “Remember what happened to Martin Luther King”… And now we see that Michael […]

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