This video from the USA is called Peter Dale Scott on Zbigniew Brzezinski bragging about creating Islamic fundamentalism.
A new CNN/Opinion Research poll released on Thursday shows that more than six in ten Americans are now opposed to the war in Afghanistan: here.
Scotland: SNP pushes for British troops to be out of Afghanistan by year’s end: here.
The SNP and Welsh nationalists today unite to make a joint call for all British troops serving in Afghanistan to return home before the end of this year: here.
More than 10K people killed in Afghanistan violence in 2010: here.
USA: Questions, blame surround soldier’s suspected suicide: here.
USA: Number of homeless veterans on the Alabama coast rising, says nonprofit: here.
Thom Hartmann, Berrett-Koehler Publishers: “Here’s the irony: We came to believe in the concepts of freedom, egalitarianism, justice, tolerance, and democracy without being forced to do so, and yet we repeatedly try to force that on others. Our military budget today is larger than that of every other country in the world – combined. Since World War II, we’ve been stuck in a rut that two of our presidents – Dwight D. Eisenhower and John F. Kennedy – explicitly warned us about, of relying on our military to help make the world safe for its democracies. The saner and smarter alternative, the higher road we need to be taking, is best demonstrated by the work of a man named Greg Mortenson”: here.
Gareth Porter, Inter Press Service: “The official line of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), the NATO command in Afghanistan, is that the war against Afghan insurgents is vital to the security of all the countries providing troops there. In fact, however, NATO was given a central role in Afghanistan because of the influence of U.S. officials concerned with the alliance, according to a US military officer who was in a position to observe the decision-making process”: here.