MoA—Since 2001 the U.S. has spent more than $1 trillion on Afghanistan. Most of the money has flown back to ‘contractors’ in the United States. A significant part, whatever bribes and corruption would generate, was invested by Afghan officials in real estate in Dubai.
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Several of the men wear paraphernalia of the far-right “Honor” or “Gonor” so-called youth group founded by Filimonov in 2015, sporting a stylized version of the “trident,” a symbol with ancient meaning in Ukraine adopted by ultra-nationalists, as three daggers. Several also have neo-Nazi tattoos, such as swastikas.
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SARA FLOUNDERS—The hypocritical empire has unlimited funds to mount these “hybrid war” productions. The Oct. 13 rally and its staging were followed by another “pro-Hong Kong” rally on Oct. 18 at the Brooklyn Nets basketball game. Thousands of dollars must have been spent to secure nine rows with more than 100 seats in the prime Section 1 area in the Barclay Center. The people in those seats were wearing matching “Stand with Hong Kong” T-shirts and facemasks. There were also front-row seats reserved for those wearing “Free Tibet” shirts.
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BRIAN CLOUGHLEY—The economic facts are simple, in that, as noted by the US Energy Information Administration, the area north of the Arctic Circle contains over 90 billion barrels of oil, representing some 13 percent of the world’s unexploited oil reserves, and more than 42 billion cubic meters of natural gas — about 30 percent of the world’s untapped gas resources. The infuriating thing for the West’s military-industrial complex is that 80 percent of these assets lie in Russian territory.
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Salon, a liberal/left-liberal mainstream publication, has always marched to its own music, often breaking ranks with the official US line on domestic and foreign policy issues, and so it comes as no big surprise that it originates this very interesting item on Bolivia, Who is behind the right-wing Bolivian botnet? focusing on what appears to be the empire’s cyberwar on that nation’s indigenous/left movements represented these days by the Evo Morales phenomenon.