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After 13yrs of U.S occupation in Afghanistan and the war on drugs: Opium cultivation is a record all-time high http://thealbertan.com/2014/04/after-13yrs-of-u-s-occupation-in-afghanistan-and-the-war-on-drugs-opium-cultivation-is-a-record-all-time-high/

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Iraq, Afghan wars will cost to $4 trillion to $6 trillion, Harvard study says http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/study-iraq-afghan-war-costs-to-top-4-trillion/2013/03/28/b82a5dce-97ed-11e2-814b-063623d80a60_story.html

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priceofliberty: For the first time, more Americans (49 percent) oppose the War in Afghanistan than support it (48 percent), according to a Gallup poll. And it only took 13 years!

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai allegedly believes that the U.S. is behind insurgent attacks in Afghanistan, a sentiment that reveals how poor relations between Washington and Kabul have become, and one that is infuriating U.S. officials. Even the Taliban isn’t willing … Continue reading

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For years, our people are being killed and their houses are being destroyed under the pretext of the war on terror. President Hamid KarzaiGen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., the American and NATO commander in Afghanistan, made a late-night phone call … Continue reading

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“The War is Worth Waging”: Afghanistan’s Vast Reserves of Minerals and Natural Gas The legal argument used by Washington and NATO to invade and occupy Afghanistan under “the doctrine of collective security” was that the September 11 2001 attacks constituted an … Continue reading

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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2510343/Up-15-000-US-troops-remain-Afghanistan-2024.html

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Afghanistan considers reintroduction of public stoning for adulterers “Men and women who commit adultery shall be punished based on the circumstances to one of the following punishments: lashing, stoning [to death],” article 21 states. The draft goes on to specify … Continue reading

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- Afghan opium cultivation has hit a record high as international forces prepare to leave the country, the United Nations said on Wednesday, with concern that profits will go to warlords jockeying for power ahead of a presidential election next … Continue reading

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Monday marks 12 years since the U.S. invaded Afghanistan, and for a conflict that’s been seemingly forgotten by most Americans who’ve grown weary of war, it seems fitting that the anniversary should be overshadowed by a domestic story: the federal … Continue reading

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The building was completed this year at a cost of $34 million. But as the military draws down, it will sit empty. A brand-new U.S. military headquarters in Afghanistan. And nobody to use it.

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thinksquad: The Fiscal Times is reporting that the long-term medical care for each of the 866,181 soldiers injured in Iraq and Afghanistan will cost an average of $2 million. The Department of Veteran Affairs expects to spend $6.9 billion this … Continue reading

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The Fiscal Times is reporting that the long-term medical care for each of the 866,181 soldiers injured in Iraq and Afghanistan will cost an average of $2 million. The Department of Veteran Affairs expects to spend $6.9 billion this year … Continue reading

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Lawmakers are upset that the Pentagon kept giving billions of dollars to a food supplier for U.S. troops in Afghanistan. Pentagon claims $757 million overbilling by contractor in Afghanistan

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How Soon We Forget: The 1980 Olympics

Back in 1980, Thinksquad would be turning 10 in September, but during that very summer, our not so famous US President, Jimmy Carter, wanted to take the moral high ground and boycott the 1980 Summer Olympics, being held in Moscow. … Continue reading

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