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Afghans fear return of the warlords as anti-Taliban militias clash: here.
Australia: Abbott’s callous ‘shit happens’ retort over the death of an Australian soldier in Afghanistan and Labor defence minister Stephen Smith’s rush to defend him reveals a lot about the attitude of the pro-war parties. They treat infantry soldiers as expendable cannon fodder. Millions of soldiers who survived the bloodbaths of the last two world wars and the Vietnam War drew this conclusion: here.
Exactly one year ago, on February 13, 2010, the U.S.-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan launched the first major military operations enabled by President Obama’s 30,000 troop increase. President Obama and the high priests of counterinsurgency warfare, Generals David Petraeus and Stanley McChrystal, made two major assertions about the escalation, that it would a) enable coalition forces to reverse the insurgents’ momentum and b) increase security for the Afghan people. After a year of fighting, neither of those things happened. The escalation is a failure, and it’s time to bring our troops home: here.
US sacrifices truth for war on Taliban: here.
USA: 2012 Department of Defense budget request is the largest EVER: here.
Young Americans For Freedom Purges Rep. Ron Paul From Board Over ‘Treason’ Of Opposing War: here.
What Stanley McChrystal Did to Pat Tillman’s Family: here.