Sunday, January 15, 2017

Russia Returns to CIA'sAfghanistan,arms,opium

Russia Returns to Afghanistan,arms,opium



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Russia Returns to Afghanistan

Scout-Jan 13, 2017
Russia is a great power that retains muscle memory (and a strategic arsenal) from its ... Meanwhile, opium production in Afghanistan continues at ... Moscow has lifted a ban on arms sales to Islamabad and will deliver four ...







Is Iraq turning into a drug-producing country?

Al-Monitor-Jan 3, 2017
The sources said that opium was used to extract heroin in the laboratories of the ... In Iraq it wasn't, in Afghanistan drug production increased 40 times after Americans took ... We all know that CIA has used drug funding. ... state right in the middle ofRussia, China and Iran or better to say modern silk road.

The CIA & The Media: 50 facts The World Should Know

Collective Evolution-Jan 8, 2017
CIA publicists and journalists alike will assert they have few, if any, ... 2001, the invasions Afghanistanand Iraq, the destabilization of Syria, and the ..... wherein he examined the CIA's explicit role in theopium trade. .... Matt Egan, “In-Q-Tel: A Glimpse Inside the CIA's Venture Capital Arm,” FoxBusiness.com, ...
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Taliban in the middle of US-Russian proxy war

Daily Times-Dec 18, 2016
Since 2013, the CIA has trained approximately 10,000 terrorists, many of ... theopium trade remains a pillar of the economy and a key source of revenue for ...Russians view ISIS/Daesh in Afghanistan as an “American project”, and ...weapons and funding to Afghan rebels fighting Soviet forces in the 1980s.
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The World This Week: A Terrible Tragedy Afflicts Aleppo

Fair Observer-Dec 21, 2016
Palmerston also led his imperial nation into Opium Wars against China for ... Paralyzed by the legacy of Iraq and Afghanistan, the West held back. ... If the US steps back, the likes of Russia, China and Iran will rush in to fill the vacuum. ... Intelligence Agency (CIA) now tell how doctrinaire neoconservatives ...
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Heroin Dealer in Chief. Afghanistan, Source of 90% of The World's ...

Center for Research on Globalization-Jan 21, 2016
In the 1980′s, CIA grifters flew weapons to Contras in Nicaragua and ... The War inAfghanistan began as an opium war against Iran, Russia ...
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A Conspiracy Theory that became a “Conspiracy Fact”: The CIA ...

Center for Research on Globalization-Jul 1, 2016
They were hauling down weapons and drugs back. ... The War in Afghanistanbegan as an opium war against Iran, Russia and China, the ...
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The Nation

How Russia May Approach the Taliban and Afghanistan in 2017

The Diplomat-Jan 4, 2017
(Geographically speaking, Afghanistan borders the former Soviet Socialist ... as a potential ally in stemming the flow of Afghan opium into its own territory. ... the lifting of the unilateral arms embargo against Islamabad in 2014.
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The Express Tribune

Russia and the Taliban: A Closer Look

The Diplomat-Dec 28, 2016
On December 8, 2016, Russia's ambassador to Afghanistan, Alexander Mantyskiy, ... helps traffickers transport opium in exchange for a share of the profits. ... operatives to facilitate the shipment of Russian arms to the Taliban.
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The US Army's Biggest Fear: Getting Crushed in a Devastating Land ...

The National Interest Online (blog)-Jan 5, 2017
The global proliferation of Russian and Chinese weapons massively ... Recent ground wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have created an experienced .... that's right,opium was sold to china by britain so to weaken china and the ...
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Is Iraq turning into a drug-producing country?

Al-Monitor-Jan 6, 2017
The sources said that opium was used to extract heroin in the laboratories of .... terror groups use it to buy weapons, get rich, peddle influence, etc. ... One of the main reasons Russians invaded Afghanistan was to stop drugs ...
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The Nation

Lack of Inclusive Peace Process Will Undermine Progress in ...

Reliefweb-Dec 19, 2016
Afghan heroin was linked to terrorism, with the bulk of opium cultivation ... through tools such as an assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo. ... Also speaking today were representatives of Ukraine, Russian Federation, ...

A Nixon Strategy to Break the Russia-China Axis

The National Interest Online (blog)-Jan 4, 2017
The two Communist giants also differed in Afghanistan. .... pushing Russia into China's arms with hyper aggressive expansion .... It would also right a historical wrong, when Russia seized these lands during the Opium Wars.
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How opium defeated America in Afghanistan

Salon-Feb 23, 2016
The CIA's secret war against the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan during .... ruthless local warlords combined arms and opium in a countrywide ...
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Trump's Generals, Part 4: John Kelly vs. The Narco-Terrorists

Breaking Defense-Dec 22, 2016
... us about James Mattis and Michael Flynn, both men shaped by the wars inAfghanistan and Iraq. .... Marx was wrong, religion is the opium of the people,opium is the opium of the people, ... He is always pro-Islam, always pro- socialist in the Soviet sense. ... Go back to your Party one arm extended, Heil!
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Afghan Spy Agency Enlists Villagers to Hold Off Islamic State

Wall Street Journal-Apr 5, 2016
KOT, Afghanistan—An Afghan spy agency is recruiting villagers for militias to hold back Islamic State fighters seeking to expand their foothold 
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Russia Returns to Afghanistan

The National Interest Online-Jan 12, 2017
Indeed, recent moves by Russia now represent a pivot toward Afghanistan, posing a set of challenges that have been unanticipated by U.S. ...
Russia calls on Taliban to renounce violence, launch intra-Afghan ...
Khaama Press (press release) (blog)-Jan 14, 2017
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Khaama Press

Russia Blocking Afghan Peace Deal

Wall Street Journal-Jan 2, 2017
KABUL—Russia is hindering the removal of one of Afghanistan's most notorious warlords from a United Nations sanctions list, Afghan and ...
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Why is Russia so interested in Afghanistan all of a sudden?

Deutsche Welle-Jan 3, 2017
An increased Russian involvement in Afghanistan has surprised many observers. What does Moscow want to achieve in the war-torn country?
Russia getting into Afghan act
International-DAWN.com-Jan 3, 2017
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A new wild card in Afghanistan war: Russia

Christian Science Monitor-Dec 29, 2016
Russia is worried that terrorists could be fleeing from Syria to Afghanistan and is moving to counter. It has many of the same goals as the US in ...
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How opium defeated America in Afghanistan

Salon-Feb 23, 2016
The CIA's secret war against the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan during .... ruthless local warlords combined arms and opium in a countrywide ...
Story image for afghanistan russia arms opium cia from Wall Street Journal

Afghan Spy Agency Enlists Villagers to Hold Off Islamic State

Wall Street Journal-Apr 5, 2016
KOT, Afghanistan—An Afghan spy agency is recruiting villagers for militias to hold back Islamic State fighters seeking to expand their foothold ...
The CIA's secret war against the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan during .... ruthless local warlords combined arms and opium in a countrywide ...Russia, China, Pakistan agree on delisting Afghans from UN ...
International-Geo News, Pakistan-Dec 27, 2016




Story image for afghanistan russia from BBC NewsWorld powers jostle in Afghanistan's new 'Great Game'
BBC News-Jan 11, 2017
Fifteen years after the US-led intervention in Afghanistan, competition for influence - reminiscent of that rivalry between the Russian and British ...
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Afghanistan At Crossroads Of World And Regional Powers – OpEd

Eurasia Review-Jan 14, 2017
The country could soon be squeezed between blocs built by the two countries, compromising the safety of Afghans. While the U.S. and Russia ...
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In Afghanistan, Putin courts China in search of 'another Syria'

South China Morning Post-Jan 7, 2017
As in Syria, Russia is casting its increased involvement in Afghanistan in the context of the growing Islamic State presence there. Photo: AFP.
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Iran, Russia See Opportunity to Encircle the US in Afghanistan

The Diplomat-Dec 24, 2016
Recent revelations that Iran and Russia have explored further ... for the United States and its war in Afghanistan, Washington's longest ever.
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Moscow to Host Crucial Meeting With China, Pakistan to Discuss ...

Voice of America-Dec 17, 2016
Moscow is worried that growing insecurity in northern Afghanistan will encourage IS to export terrorism to Russia and China through the ...
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Time to Stop Meddling in Afghanistan

The Diplomat-Jan 10, 2017
External powers need to involve Afghanistan in discussions, rather than ... Exactly 37 years later, Russia was once again meddling in Afghan ...