Americans Think Country Lost Wars In Iraq And Afghanistan

By: Friday January 31, 2014 11:11 am

According to the Buddha three things can not remain hidden long “the sun, the moon, and the truth.” Well it seems the truth is finally hitting home for most Americans as a new poll shows more see failure rather than success in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Three trillion dollars, hundreds of thousands of [...]

Former Defense Secretary Says President Obama Had No Confidence In Afghanistan War

By: Wednesday January 8, 2014 5:54 am

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates claims in his book that President Obama did not really believe in the war in Afghanistan even while agreeing to the troop surge. So although Obama acknowledged the reality everyone knows – that the war in Afghanistan is a complete waste of blood and treasure – he continues the war [...]

President Obama Says Kindness Covers All His Political Beliefs

By: Friday November 29, 2013 8:13 am

At a speech before some of his richest donors at DreamWorks, President Barack Obama quoted late film critic Roger Ebert to say “kindness covers all of my political beliefs.” The speech was on a Tuesday, the same day each week Obama and his staff reportedly decide who they are going to murder outside of Constitutional [...]

Leaked Draft Points To Endless War In Afghanistan

By: Tuesday November 19, 2013 10:42 am

Despite constant public promises by President Obama and his administration that US forces were leaving Afghanistan in 2014 a draft of a US-Afghan security deal details plans for endless war in Afghanistan. Support for the war in Afghanistan is non-existent among the American public which rightly sees it as a waste of blood and treasure. [...]

US Drone Strike In Pakistan Blows Up Afghanistan Peace Talks

By: Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:23 am

Though few Americans may give it much thought, the country remains at war in Afghanistan. The war has already cost the lives of 2,192 American service members with the financial costs running in the hundreds of billions of dollars. And with that expending of blood and treasure has come next to nothing in tangible results [...]

Obama Administration May Leave Afghanistan Sooner

By: Tuesday July 9, 2013 5:52 am

The bribes don’t seem to be working. The Obama Administration may be leaving Afghanistan earlier than planned thanks to the deteriorating relationship between President Obama and Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai. Karzai has been a catastrophe as president since day one, never winning over the Afghan people and relegating himself to Mayor of Kabul. Karzai’s latest [...]

Karzai Says He Was Told By CIA That Despite Exposure Cash Bribes Will Continue

By: Monday May 6, 2013 9:59 am

The CIA faced some embarrassment when it was revealed that the intelligence agency had been giving Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai bags of cash for favorable treatment. This revelation was embarrassing for a number of reasons. First, it confirmed reports that Hamid Karzai was running a corrupt government with facilitation by agents of the U.S. government. [...]

CIA’s Afghanistan Bribes Under Scrutiny

By: Monday April 29, 2013 5:36 am

Empires are run using carrot and stick policies. The American Empire is no different. In Afghanistan the Taliban’s refusal to comply has gotten them the stick – drones, special forces teams, and all manner of things as punishment. President Karzai for acting as a U.S. puppet, has gotten some nice carrots. And like everything else [...]

Karzai Accuses America Of Collaborating With Taliban

By: Monday March 11, 2013 6:30 am

Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai is pointing the finger at America for continued instability in his country. To America’s shock and dismay, Karzai claimed that the America and Taliban were colluding to continue the war beyond 2014 when US forces are set to withdraw by working together in series of recent bombings. His comments came as [...]

United Nations: US Attacks Killed Hundreds of Afghan Children

By: Friday February 8, 2013 11:42 am

A report by the United Nations Committee of the Rights Of The ChildĀ is causing a stir in Washington and Brussels. The report claims the US and NATO bombing campaign has lead to the deaths of hundreds of Afghan children in recent years. Attacks by U.S. military forces in Afghanistan, including air strikes, have reportedly killed [...]

Death of Famed SEAL Sniper Highlights Military’s Mental Health Crisis

By: Monday February 4, 2013 6:05 am

Former Navy SEAL sniper and author Chris Kyle has been shot and killed. Kyle was the deadliest sniper in U.S military history with 160 confirmed kills and 255 claimed kills serving four tours in Iraq. He died at the hands of an Iraq War veteran suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder whom he was counseling. [...]

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