Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Bountiful Afghan Opium Harvest Yields Profits for the Taliban – The New York Times

“KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — It is spring that determines how a year turns out, according to an Afghan proverb. And if the Helmand poppy fields this spring are any indication, the Taliban will have a very good year.As the opium harvest … Continue reading

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NYT: C.I.A. Funds Found Their Way Into Qaeda Coffers! Commenter compares lack of transparency to Citizens United.

Oddly enough, it was a comment after that inspired me to share this horrible tale. The Comment, (which you might want to read after the article): Steve Fankuchen Oakland, CA 4 hours ago This article highlights another way in which … Continue reading

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