Inconvenient Details About the Afghan 17 Massacres

  Since the appearance of a March 27th article by sociology professor James Petras on numerous websites (see The Afghan 17 and the Obama Cover-up), I have been closely following the dispute between Afghan President Hamid Karzai and the Obama administration over the number of shooters in the March 11th massacre in southern Kandahar. I’ve […]

The US/Taliban Information War

  A bizarre random thought occurred to me a few nights ago. What if the alleged February 21st Koran burning at Bagram prison in Afghanistan never actually happened? Or if it happened, but without the involvement of any US troops? What if the whole thing was an ingenious Taliban psy-ops (psychological operation)? It’s not as […]

It Is Time To Reconsider Our "Wars"

There was a great article in the N Y Times about our future in Afghanistan and our “War on Terror.”  I have extrapolated data from that article as I believe it relates to us.  Since this war is taking our resources that we badly need at home, we need to take a closer look.  At […]

Karzai “Passes Test”; Fails in Real World

“President Karzai has passed the first test set for him by the Western governments by cobbling together a cabinet containing acceptable figures.” So wrote Rahimullah Yusufzai, an alleged expert on Pakistan-Afghanistan tribal affairs and the Taliban and a senior editor for the Pakistani daily The News. Yusufzai continued: “Under pressure from the western nations that […]