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Who Will Stop Civil War in Afghanistan?

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Saturday, June 12, 2010

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Who Will Stop Civil War in Afghanistan?

During the last weeks Afghanistan is smoothly getting back to international focus. There were so many interesting events scarcely covered by the mainstream media around Afghan affairs. We will try to scrutinize the situation, analyze real motives of the key players and elaborate a forecast on what will happen next in that long-suffering land. First […]

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NATO’s Departure from Afghanistan: When and How?

Thursday, June 10, 2010

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NATO’s Departure from Afghanistan: When and How?

Natalia BURLINOVA (Russia) At the end of May, Afghanistan once again became the main topic of discussion within NATO. The foreign ministers of the Alliance’s members gathered together in Tallinn and devoted one day of their two-day summit to a discussion of the situation in Afghanistan and new initiatives for NATO’s International Security Assistance Force […]

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Bucks for Drugs Ponzi Scheme

Monday, May 17, 2010

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Bucks for Drugs Ponzi Scheme

Evgeny Khrushchev (Russia) Valorization & monetization of the US drug policy A decision to set up a slush fund for Marja opium poppy farmers in the heat of the harvest campaign is the most effective way to dismantle counternarcotics strategy led by DEA and SOF and to reveal the State Department’s “Drugstore Policy” in Afghanistan. […]

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Is the US Media Leading America to (Another) War?

Saturday, May 15, 2010

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Is the US Media Leading America to (Another) War?

In the past, war reporters bravely followed soldiers into the jaws of war. Today, it looks like the soldiers are embedded in the media instead, simply going along for the story. This article asks a simple question that unfortunately has no simple answer: “Where should media publications draw the line when it comes to using […]

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Karzai Is the Winner – For the Present

Friday, May 14, 2010

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Karzai Is the Winner – For the Present

M.K. BHADRAKUMAR (India) The best outcome of Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s visit to Washington has been that US President Barack Obama finally cracked the whip on his AfPak team. When the AfPak special representative Richard Holbrooke turned up at Andrews Airbase at 6.00 am to receive Karzai whom he once not too long ago yelled […]

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Karzai Mobilizes Regional Support

Friday, April 30, 2010

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Karzai Mobilizes Regional Support

M.K. BHADRAKUMAR (India) The Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s two-day visit to New Delhi on April 26 helped underscore that the strategic relationship between the two neighboring countries is much more than a sideshow of their troubled ties with Pakistan. Not once did the Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh or the visiting dignitary care to utter […]

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False flag operation “Joint”

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

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False flag operation “Joint”

Evgeny Khrushchev (Russia) Monterey & Marja Right after 4/20 celebration of Weed Day in California, the duo of Supernova Afghan experts from Monterey published their mind-boggling trip on Marja opium. What could have been a funny frolic for a couple of stoned students, has turned out to be a false flag operation to exonerate ISAF/UK/USA […]

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The Failure of the “AFPAK” Strategy

Saturday, March 20, 2010

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The Failure of the “AFPAK” Strategy

Aleksandr Terentyev, Jr. The large-scale operation by the Pakistani Army in South Waziristan and the proposed increase in size of the American military forces in Afghanistan are seen by many as a turning point in the fight against the Taliban, which will henceforth be forced to fight on two fronts. In the United States, what […]

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Alexander Knyazev: Chaos as an Instrument of Control

Thursday, February 25, 2010

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Alexander Knyazev: Chaos as an Instrument of Control

Who is “squeezing” the Taliban out into the former Soviet republics of Central Asia, and why are they doing it? The situation in Afghanistan today is no longer simply alarming, as we have been accustomed to saying for the last several decades. It is critical. Kyrgyz Slavic University Professor ALEXANDER KNYAZEV answered questions posed by […]

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