Tag Archives: afghanistan

India’s Intelligence Apparatus (RAW) Conducts Secret Wars Against Geopolitical Foes

  The doctrine of the Indian secret agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) is based on the principle of waging  continuous secret battles through its agents. Since its creation in…

Are Syria and Pakistan Pieces of the Puzzle for a Mega Gas Pipeline to China?

If the Iran-Iraq-Syria Pipeline and Iran-Pakistan Pipeline are connected and end up supplying China, it will amount to a major blow against the primacy of the United States. The conflict…

How will India respond to civil war in Pakistan?

In 1971, India intervened militarily on behalf of Bengalis in the civil war in East Pakistan, dividing the country in two and helping to create Bangladesh. In 2013, prospects of…

Afghan History Suppressed: Part III: The Central Asian Grand Chessboard

In 1997 Trilateral Commission founder Zbigniew Brzezinski, the godfather of the Afghan mujahadeen, wrote a book titled, The Grand Chessboard: American Primacy and its Geopolitical Imperatives.  In the book Brzezinski – who…

Afghan History Suppressed: Part II: The Saudis, al Qaeda and Big Oil

(Part two of a three-part series excerpted from Chapter 8: Project Frankenstein: Afghanistan: Big Oil & Their Bankers… ) by Dean Henderson   In the mid-1980’s the UN tried to broker a peace…

Afghan History Suppressed: Part I: Islamists, Heroin and the CIA

(Part one of a three-part series excerpted from Chapter 8: Project Frankenstein: Afghanistan: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)   by Dean Henderson   The Wall Street Journal reported awhile back that the Syrian government…

Russia-led military bloc offers cooperation with NATO

  Colonel-General Valery Gerasimov, Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces, said closer interaction between NATO and the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) could produce ‘positive results’…

300 Baloch insurgents being trained in Afghanistan: report

At least three hundred Baloch insurgents are getting training across the border to spread unrest in Pakistan, a report stated.   According to Daily Dunya, Pakistani intelligence officials handed over…

Revealed: U.S. carried out 333 drone strikes in Afghanistan this year alone – more than the entire drone strikes in Pakistan over the past eight years COMBINED

The United States carried out more drone strikes in Afghanistan this year than it has done in all the years put together in Pakistan since it launched the covert air…

Kabul Bank Bailout: The Bank Bust That Nearly Took Down Afghanistan

The lights blinked on and off in the newly remodeled basement of the Shah Bobo Jan Palace on the grounds of the Afghan Academy of Science, and then they finally…

Pentagon quietly pays Pakistan $700m for troops on border

  The Pentagon quietly notified Congress this month that it would reimburse Pakistan nearly $700 million for the cost of stationing 140,000 troops on the border with Afghanistan, an effort…

Blackwater becomes new landlord in Afghanistan for US Special Forces

As President Obama insists on a speedy end to the war in Afghanistan, his administration has other plans. A facility owned by the private security force once known as Blackwater…

The CIA’s Islamist Terrorist Network

The Central Intelligence Agency cobbled together the forerunner of the present Muslim jihadist terrorist network in the late 1970s to battle Soviet troops in Afghanistan. Throughout the next three decades, the…

Taliban generate 70% of their income through narcotics: Rehman Malik

Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malikhas said that around 70 per cent of the Taliban’s income comes from managing and taxing the illicit drug business, and this nexus between opium producers, mafia…

Military Stats Reveal Epicenter of U.S. Drone War

U.S. Reaper drones in a hangar at Kandahar Air Field in Afghanistan. Photo: Noah Shachtman    Forget Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia, and all the other secret little warzones. The real center of…