Posts Tagged ‘Ray McGovern’

Former C.I.A. analyst Ray McGovern’s article at AntiWar.com sums the strongly reported ties between the U.S. government and Jundallah, a Balochi separatist group dubbed as a terrorist organiztation, in light of the Iranian government’s arrest of its leader.

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As the AP reports “dozens of civilians” killed in a U.S. airstrike overnight, Defense Secretary Robert Gates is shifting his position–toward that of the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, Gen. Stanley McChrystal–in being ‘open to increasing the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan’ while reinforcing his support for continued U.S. occupation, adding: “I absolutely do not think it is time to get out of Afghanistan.”

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Retd. CIA Ray McGovern: US attempt to trap the USSR in 1979 is at root of current situation in Afghanistan. (more…)