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Urgent Afghanistan Message: Need $537 Million, Send Money At Once ... or This Week

– Domani Spero
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WaPo’s Tim Craig reported today that Afghanistan has nearly run out of money:

Afghanistan’s central government is nearly broke and needs a $537 million bailout from the United States and other international donors within “five or six days” to continue paying its bills, a senior Afghan finance official said Tuesday.

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Growing Impatience

The Wall Street Journal’s article today highlights what they point to as growing support for Karzai remaining on in some role in perhaps an interim government position (see full article… 451 more words

The Indecision: What they are saying

As negotiations start and stop and the Afghan economy continues to decay, there’s not much happening other than talk in the media.  So to keep everyone updated on what’s being said, here’s some choice excerpts: 411 more words

Afghan court sentences seven men to die for rape of four women, as Hamid Karzai calls for their execution

KABUL, Afghanistan – The seven suspects in the rape of four women had not even gone to trial when President Hamid Karzai assured a visiting delegation of female politicians that he wanted them to be executed – after their convictions, of course. 873 more words


AFGHANISTAN: ' Seven Men Found Guilty of Gang Rape '

#AceWorldNews – AFGHANISTAN (Kabul) – Seven Afghani men have been found guilty of kidnapping, attacking and gang raping four women who were returning to Kabul after a wedding on August 23. 71 more words


Kerry's House of Cards

Today is September 2, the day Karzai set for the inauguration of the new president.  And with no movement in that direction, it seems as if the deal that Kerry made between the candidates is on the verge of collapse.   291 more words

CIA Created Afghan Heroin Trade

Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai had good reasons for trying to shut down US investigations into corruption in his government. The Afghan aristocracy has always run the nation’s heroin trade. 1,298 more words

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