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Afghanistan – Fool’s War

By Eric MARGOLIS (USA)

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

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Afghanistan – Fool’s War

Fifteen years ago this week, the US launched the longest war in its history: the invasion and occupation of remote Afghanistan. Neighboring Pakistan was forced to facilitate the American invasion or ‘be bombed back to the stone age.’ America was furious after the bloody 9/11 attacks. The Bush administration had been caught sleeping on guard […]

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U.S. Role in Global Drug Trafficking

By Konstantin PENZEV (Russia)

Monday, December 9, 2013

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U.S. Role in Global Drug Trafficking

ORIENTAL REVIEW publishes a briefing of the series of articles by Konstantin Penzev recently posted by the New Eastern Outlook (here, here and here). He carefully reviews the sources of the global narco-culture tracking back to the clandestine experiments done in the military laboratories of the United States as early as in 1950s, the narco-dimension […]

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Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan: Rising Menace

By Aurobinda MAHAPATRA (India)

Monday, February 4, 2013

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Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan: Rising Menace

The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) has become a concern in Eurasian region. In January 2013 alone, the members of the extremist organization confronted security forces in Afghanistan on two instances during operations in Burkah district of Baghlan province. A government official in Tajiksitan declared on 28 January 2013 that police in Kubodiyen District in […]

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Afghanistan Under U.S. Occupation

By Nikolay MALISHEVKY (Belarus)

Friday, December 28, 2012

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Afghanistan Under U.S. Occupation

There is nothing new in the opinion that has long been expressed regarding the similarity of the military action waged in Afghanistan, after the Soviet army entered the country on December 25, 1979, with the war waged by the U.S. Army in Vietnam. However this opinion leads us away from the truth. By putting its […]

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Anglo-Saxon Troops Should Leave Afghanistan

By ORIENTAL REVIEW

Saturday, November 24, 2012

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Anglo-Saxon Troops Should Leave Afghanistan

Negotiations began last week in Kabul between Afghanistan and the USA on a security agreement regarding the terms for the presence of American troops in the country following the official withdraw of the foreign contingent in 2014. Evidently, the peacekeeper’s Nobel Laurels already played their role during the second presidential campaign and it is now […]

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Who Runs the Global Drug Mafia (II)

By Valentin KATASONOV (Russia)

Thursday, October 11, 2012

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Who Runs the Global Drug Mafia (II)

Part I As noted in the previous part of the paper, the global drug mafia is a three-level formation. The strategic objectives pursued at the executive Level 3 are: • The whitewashing of the cash flows generated by drug sales; • Revenue investment in various sectors of the economy; • Organization and security of drug […]

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«Independent Kosovo»: Pathological Criminal Case – Global Scope (I)

By Anna FILIMONOVA (Russia)

Friday, August 17, 2012

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«Independent Kosovo»: Pathological Criminal Case – Global Scope (I)

The Western power centers use the «Republic of Kosovo» as a testing ground for working out the ways to create a quasi-state that could be defined as an «abnormal criminal case of global scope». The goal is reshaping South East Europe. The states below the «first echelon» are subject to the formula «back to slavery […]

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Afghan’s Narco-Jihad and Pentagon’s Map

By Nikolai MALISHEVSKI (Belarus)

Thursday, August 9, 2012

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Afghan’s Narco-Jihad and Pentagon’s Map

Curious information surfaced in the media last month – based on space reconnaissance, the US Department of Defense put together a map of Afghanistan showing in detail the country’s mineral riches which, as it transpired, may be quite impressive. The fact that Afghanistan sits on lucrative natural resources was recognized indirectly back in 2010 when […]

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Drugs An Instrument of Global Policy

By Dmitry SEDOV (Russia)

Monday, August 6, 2012

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Drugs An Instrument of Global Policy

In the wake of World War II, the US and British political elites were confronted with a threat of socialism on a global scale. Fearing that a question mark might be hanging over their own future, they reacted by mobilizing resources – those on public display and deeply hidden – to implement a Roll Back […]

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Active Endeavour and Drug Trafficking

By ORIENTAL REVIEW

Friday, March 30, 2012

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Active Endeavour and Drug Trafficking

We all are aware of the basic frameworks of the US response to barbaric 9/11 terrorist attacks. The Bush’s administration and NATO launched unprecedented media, diplomatic and military campaigns aimed to suppress the adversary inside its haunt in Afghanistan. But few remember that the US Operation Enduring Freedom and NATO’s International Security Assistance Force weren’t […]

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Another NATO Transit Center for Cargos or Drugs in Europe?

By Dmitry SEDOV (Russia)

Saturday, March 17, 2012

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Another NATO Transit Center for Cargos or Drugs in Europe?

The Russian Ministry of Defense plans to sign an agreement with the USA to establish a return “trans-shipment center” in Ulyanovsk (Russia) for goods going from Afghanistan has attracted public attention. A discussion on financial, political and military aspects of the issue has flared up. The issue of drug trafficking is tackled too. The flourishing […]

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Russia and the Changing World

By Vladimir PUTIN (Russia)

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

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Russia and the Changing World

ORIENTAL REVIEW republishes the latest article by Vladimir Putin, Russian PM and front-runner of the presidential campaign due to culminate next Sunday, March 4, 2012. The article focuses on different aspects of the Russian foreign policy. In my previous articles I have discussed some of the key foreign challenges that Russia now faces. This subject […]

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