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The Afghanistan Study Group outlined and refuted the myths misguiding the ‘Afghan debate’.
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The massive dump of U.S. military records relating to the war in Afghanistan confirms prior knowledge in some areas and shines light to other grim realities of aggressive war and occupation.
Afghanistan War Logs via WikiLeaks: Massive Leak of Secret Files Exposes Truth of Afghanistan OccupationPosted: 25 July 2010 by Editors in Af-Pak War, Political Science
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WikiLeaks, in coordination with The New York Times and Der Spiegel, released over 90,000 records relating to the U.S.-led forced occupation of Afghanistan detailing civilian deaths, extrajudicial assassination, covert murder-or-kidnap operations and blowback. The London Guardian has been granted access to the documents and posted an exclusive interview with the founder of the whistleblower website Julian Assange, who told them why he published the documents (4:38):
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Tags: Af-Pak War, Afghanistan, Carlotta Gall, COIN, COINdinistas, counterinsurgency, David Kilcullen, David Petraeus, Eric Schmitt, Hamid Karzai, Haqqani Network, Henry Kissinger, ISAF, Jane Perlez, Michael Hastings, Mullah Omar, NATO, Obama Administration, Quetta Shura, Sirajuddin Haqqani, Stanley McChrystal
The recently-resigned U.S. top commander in Afghanistan told ISAF allies the local insurgency was enhanced since the Obama-led surge. Karzai’s best option is negotiating with leaders of opposing militant factions.
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The controversial article which led to today’s resignation by the top commander in Afghanistan and David Petraeus as his replacement is discussed as if it was a celebrity gossip column. It actually makes the substantive case that the occupation of Afghanistan is regressively destructive.
Washington War Department ‘Discovery of Nearly $1tn in Untapped Mineral Deposits in Afghanistan’ Will Heat Pak Intel Proxy War With U.S. & IndiaPosted: 14 June 2010 by Little Alex in Af-Pak War, India-Pakistan; 26/11, International Affairs, Political Science
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A study confirms Pakistan intelligence is pulling the strings of the primary resistance networks in Afghanistan as an internal Pentagon document states it could be the “Saudi Arabia of lithium”, as a geological survey ‘conservatively’ estimates over $908bn in untapped resources.
Tags: Af-Pak War, Afghanistan, ANP, ANSF, ASF, COIN, counterinsurgency, insurgency, ISAF, narco-terrorism, NATO, Obama Administration, Stanley McChrystal, terrorism, US, War, War on Terror
Obama Administration Escalates International Terrorism Ahead of Offensive to ‘Prevent International Terrorism’Posted: 26 April 2010 by Little Alex in Af-Pak War
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Leading into a massive assault on the Kandahar province of Afghanistan, the Obama Administration is ‘winning hearts and minds’ in Afghanistan and Pakistan with increased drone strikes and night raids.