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The US Just Can’t Stop Blowing Billions in Afghanistan

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino The US Just Can’t Stop Blowing Billions in Afghanistan     We stay and will stay in a more “limited” way in Afghanistan because it is vitally important in the “grand game.” Afghanistan is the cornerstone of Asia and it is at the crossroads of the Silk Road. To […]

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Why do we stay in Afghanistan? $30 trillion in the ground.

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Why do we stay in Afghanistan? $30 trillion in the ground     There are actually 2 major reasons. The first is that Afghanistan is at the crossroads of Asia. The power which controls Afghanistan controls the Kyber Pass and with it access to the Indian sub-continent. To the […]


‘I Didn’t Join to Be Sacrificed’: U.S. Troops Fed Up with Risky Afghanistan Strategy 1

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino ‘I Didn’t Join to Be Sacrificed’: U.S. Troops Fed Up with Risky Afghanistan Strategy     Afghanistan stinks. The death, despair, cronyism, corruption, the companies licking their chops over lithium and rare earths deposits, the endless funds which are printed here and flow through Kabul to God only knows […]

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Rep. Walter Jones: More Spending on Afghanistan is ‘Insanity’

  Source: http://ronpaulinstitute.org By RPI Staff Rep. Walter Jones: More Spending on Afghanistan is ‘Insanity’   Congressman Walter Jones (R-NC), an RPI Advisory Board Member, delivers hard-hitting questions and comments during a House Armed Services hearing this week on the “State of Al Qaeda, its Affiliates, and Associated Groups: View From Outside Experts.” On the […]


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The Crazy Neocon Newtster is Channeling Ron and Rand Paul on Foreign Policy 1

Source: http://libertycalling.net Posted by Judy Morris The Crazy Neocon Newtster is Channeling Ron and Rand Paul on Foreign Policy   The Washington Times: Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, a leading neoconservative hawk and staunch supporter of Israel, says the U.S. military interventions he has long supported to promote democracy in the Middle East and elsewhere […]


The U.S. Government Has Awarded Contracts To Al-Qaeda In Afghanistan? This can’t be true.

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org The U.S. Government Has Awarded Contracts To Al-Qaeda In Afghanistan? This can’t be true.     Let’s just say this is disappointing. I was going to rant on, but geez, Just leave that place. What a horrible waste.   (From Zerohedge.com)   Supporters of the Taliban and al-Qaeda in Afghanistan have been getting U.S. military […]

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The Pentagon is spending taxpayer dollars on what? 1

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino The Pentagon is spending taxpayer dollars on what?     One of the biggest failings of conservatives over the years, and especially since the end of the Cold War, has been the failure to understand that the military is big government too. It is full of waste, and much larger […]


The Michael Hastings Wreck–Video Evidence Only Deepens The Mystery

Source: http://whowhatwhy.com By Michael Krikorian – David J. Krajicek The Michael Hastings Wreck–Video Evidence Only Deepens The Mystery     Michael Krikorian, an essayist and former Los Angeles Times crime reporter, happened upon the scene a few hours after journalist Michael Hastings’s speeding car slammed into a palm tree and burst into a fireball. Krikorian […]


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Defense Dept. Demolishes Huge, Unused Facility in Afghanistan

Defense Dept. Demolishes Huge, Unused Facility in Afghanistan       Published by  NextNewsNetwork   HELMAND PROVINCE, Afghanistan — As the U.S. military presence in Afghanistan is drawn down, the Pentagon is preparing to demolish a huge operations center that was built for the Marines. The facility, which is located in the country’s Helmand Province, […]