Tag Archives: Afghan War

With Friends Like This

Of course the foreign policy of the Bush-Cheney administration is generally considered to have been a disaster. Dividing the world up into the good guys and bad guys, with no one in between – which plays well to the angry … Continue reading

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No Invisible Men

An interesting item from Alfred McCoy – it seems that opium farming generates fifty percent of Afghanistan’s GDP and supports twenty percent of its population. So he suggests we think about this: To understand the Afghan War, one basic point … Continue reading

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