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The Afghan "Treasure Map": A tale of mind-boggling corruption!

– From goat farm to the White House, corruption marked the path

– Department of Energy ATVM Loan Program was just a scam to payback campaign backers… 2,145 more words

THE TALIBAN: FIGHTING HEGEMONY, Why The U.S. Must Exercise Caution by Adeyemi Oshunrinade

Wise to say it is impossible to appease those who believe a clash of civilization with the West will restore Islam as a world power. While Western power is able to incapacitate the Taliban, its expanding support base can only be eroded by policies that Arab and those with strong belief in Islam see as just. 1,134 more words

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Occupy Sarai Shahzada!

Since the Occupy Wall Street movement is now a global phenomenon with similar rallies taking place from Ottawa to London, Rome, Sydney and Tokyo, someone just suggested on Facebook that Afghans should occupy Sarai Shahzada, the chaotic quarter of Kabul where the notorious money exchange moguls are located. 192 more words

Economy

JOHN CHUCKMAN COMMENT: NATO LEADERS PREACH TO KARZAI ABOUT CORRUPTION - A RIDICULOUS SPECTACLE WITH FRANCE'S CORRUPT SARKOZY PICTURED LECTURING KARZAI


JOHN CHUCKMAN

POSTED RESPONSE TO A COLUMN IN TORONTO’S GLOBE AND MAIL

I love the photograph of Sarkozy preaching to Karzai about corruption.

The absurdities of the engagement in Afghanistan could not be better highlighted than by this. 110 more words

U.S. counting on Wesa to succeed at reforming Kandahar

By Joshua Partlow

Washington Post Foreign Service
Tuesday, May 25, 2010; 1:47 PM

KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN — Before he became America’s best hope for reforming Kandahar’s cutthroat political system, provincial governor Tooryalai Wesa was fired from his job with a U.S.-government contractor over mismanagement and allegations of corruption. 86 more words

Civilian Contractors

Gibbs re: Karzai

April 7, 2010

Galbraith insinuates Karzai’s a poppyhead (video)

(4-6) Gibbs press briefing

Is WH meeting with Karzai being canceled…is Karzai an ally…did Secy Clinton get clarification of comments from Karzai…is Karzai’s promise to get bin laden credible. 1,050 more words

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Peter Galbraith questions Karzai's mental state (video)

There’s something very odd about all of this.

April 6, 2010

updated

Daily Rundown re: Hamid Karzai’s threat to join the Taliban.

Guest: former UN Envoy to Afghanistan Peter Galbraith… 208 more words

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