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Liberators Once More: the New Party Line for Selling the Afghanistan War

Publié le 14 juin, 2010 | Pas de commentaires
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Liberators Once More:  the New Party Line for Selling the Afghanistan War

“And he answered and said unto them, I tell you that, if these should hold their peace, the stones would immediately cry out…” (LK 19:40) So it has come to this. A Disney-esque storyline is now the latest narrative for Why We Were Right. “$1 trillion in untapped mineral deposits”, the New York Times gushes […]

QUAGMIRE QUESTIONNAIRE: Can We Believe ANYTHING We’re Being Told About Afghanistan?

Publié le 12 avril, 2010 | Pas de commentaires
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QUAGMIRE QUESTIONNAIRE:  Can We Believe ANYTHING We’re Being Told About Afghanistan?

In an article titled, Hamid Karzai’s Rebellion, Robert Dreyfuss of The Nation reports: “President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan, the almost classic definition of a pawn […in] a series of angry, frustrated outbursts, […] has declared that the United States is acting like an invader and occupier, that ‘there is a thin curtain between invasion and […]

Even Hamid Karzai Has A 5-year Plan

Publié le 19 novembre, 2009 | 1 commentaire
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Even Hamid Karzai Has A 5-year Plan

Don’t you love how these guys pull “5 years” out of their asses, when in fact the future of the rest of his fraudulently-acquired term – let alone Afghanistan itself – is less assured than Aerosmith’s tour dates? ‘“We will decrease the role of international forces,” Mr. Karzai said at a midday ceremony held at […]