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VIDEO REPORT by the AEI: How the USA is truely doing in Afghanistan today

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DOWNLOADABLE REPORT: Alternatives to a Military Response to 9/11

  What could the United States have done except make war on the people who perpetrated or abetted the attacks of 9/11? Wasn’t war the only possibility? The alternatives for finding and holding accountable those guilty of the 9/11 attacks, … Continue reading

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Analysis Video Report: Will Russia and China try to become a NATO of the East?

China and Russia are hailing what they say is a new era of strong co-operation – its symbol: the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit taking place in Beijing. The one-time cold-war rivals, have pledged to strengthen their cooperation on foreign … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: US drone kills senior Taliban commander and fighters

Two US drone attacks occurred last month in South and North Waziristan, near the Afghanistan border. The South Waziristan attack killed senior Taliban commander Maulvi Nazir Wazir along with two of his top deputies, Atta Ullah and Rafey Khan, and three others. The second … Continue reading

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NEW EXTENDED TRAILER: Zero Dark Thirty from the writer/director of “The Hurt Locker” Release Date: 12-19-12

This movie is not even out and yet the AFI (American Film Institute) and others are already nominating it as Picture of the Year. Zero Dark Thirty lands in theaters on December 19th, 2012, and it stars Jessica Chastain, Joel … Continue reading

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Taliban 2.0: a NEW Powerful Drug Cartel

After a decade of fighting, the Taliban is transforming from a religion-focused revolutionary group into something that resembles a drug cartel, a senior lawmaker said Wednesday. And the Taliban’s increased reliance on the drug trade to stay alive is just … Continue reading

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Afghan Military will Receive $4B a Year in Foreign Aid

The West will subsidize Afghan security forces by more than $4 billion a year after U.S.-led troops leave in 2014, President Hamid Karzai said Thursday, implicitly accepting a cut in the planned size of his military. Western officials told AFP … Continue reading

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A US Army officer has accused the American military of painting a misleading picture of progress in the war in Afghanistan

Is the US military painting a false picture of the Afghan war? WASHINGTON — A US Army officer has accused the American military of painting a misleading picture of progress in the war in Afghanistan while glossing over the Kabul government’s many failings. Lieutenant … Continue reading

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Marine Sniper Takes Down Taliban

One shot, one kill. Marines from the 2nd Marine Division survey engage the enemy from an elevated location in Sangin, Afghanistan in OCTOBER 2011. It’s reported in the video that statistics show for every insurgent sniper taken down saves 3 … Continue reading

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China gets APPROVAL from Afghanistan for oil exploration bid

  China has gained potential access to millions of barrels of oil after it won approval for oil exploration and extraction in Afghanistan. The country’s cabinet approved a deal to allow China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) to develop oil blocks in … Continue reading

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