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Afghanistan’s Opium Industry Now Employs More People Than Its Military

Source: BI Afghanistan’s opium economy provides more employment – “up to 411,000 full-time-equivalent jobs” – than even the country’s armed forces, according to aquarterly report released today by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan...

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04. 07. 2014
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Honduras facing narco nightmare as opium cultivation takes hold

Editor’s Note: JTF-BRAVO Soto Cano Air Base major U.S. military hub  for counter narcotic missions. Are U.S. military-corrupt government officials complicate in the cultivation and distribution of   Central America Opium? There is more profit in production...

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02. 06. 2014
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SE Asia’s war on drugs is ‘fueling production’

  Source: UCANEWS.COM Cultivation of opium in Southeast Asia’s notorious Golden Triangle region has doubled in the past decade, according to an in-depth study that rebuffs claims by governments that an aggressive anti-narcotics policy...

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17. 04. 2014
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Syrian oil plundered by armed groups

          Source: Al Monitor News on the situation of Syria’s northeastern oil fields is not pleasant. Governmental authorities, however, do not have the required tools to change the course of sabotage...

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20. 03. 2014
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Opium production jumps near British base in Afghanistan

            Source: BBC The opium-growing area around Britain’s main base in Afghanistan nearly quadrupled between 2011 and 2013, the UK government has said. Poppy fields took up 19,136...

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18. 03. 2014
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Narco State: Drug trafficking corrupts Kyrgyzstan’s politics and underworld

            Source: Phys Org Kyrgyzstan, a landlocked and mountainous country in Central Asia, serves a powerful role in the Eurasian drug trade by playing the “mule” that carts...

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27. 02. 2014
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The Narcostate: A helping hand from U.S. Special Forces and GKNB

Source: Politico Editor’s Note: M41 Highway/ Pamir Highway route through Tajikistan likely a  route for opium/weapons for local warlords,  however the big boys- US Special Forces, Intel operatives, GKNB/Armed Forces are airlifting opium from...

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24. 02. 2014
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Cameroon Becomes Vortex For Arms Trafficking In Troubled Region

Source: Mintpress News A spate of recent arms seizures and arrests of traffickers in Cameroon destined for neighboring Nigeria is reflecting the increasing instability being created by Boko Haram, a report by IRIN...

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10. 01. 2014
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The “Hidden” geopolitics: The case of the Afghan heroin production and the aftermath of NATO exit

Source: Serbianna “Suppose the prisoners were able to talk together, don’t you think that when they named the shadows which they saw passing they would believe they were naming things?” PLATO, The Republic,...

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17. 11. 2013
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NSA, Unit 8200, Technion, NICE systems, Comverse, and Check Point’s role in U.S. militarization, domestic-international intelligence surveillance and drug trafficking

NSA, Unit 8200, Technion, NICE systems, Comverse, and Check Point’s role in U.S. militarization, domestic-international intelligence surveillance and drug trafficking

Source: mondoweiss […] Technion’s links with surveillance operations The American Technion Society, which is a New York City-based fundraising/public relations outlet for Technion, states in a YouTube video: “The world often turns to...

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Narcotic revenues absorbed by the banking system

Narcotic revenues absorbed by the banking system

Source: Vestnik  Kavkaza Yesterday the director of the Federal Service for Drug Control, Viktor Ivanov, spoke about successful international strategic operations in Central America and Afghanistan and stated that “the cocaine outlet market...

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12. 10. 2013
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Federation of American Scientists Warn Against Loose MANPADs in Syria

Federation of American Scientists Warn Against Loose MANPADs in Syria

Editor’ Notes: Did Dyncorp Mercs deliver MANPADs to the CIA backed Al Qaeda terrorists in Syria?  The U.S. State Dept. has contracted the security company DynCorp International to help track missing surface-to-air missiles...

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CIA tied to the murder of a DEA agent and the movement of drugs from South America to Mexico and to the U.S

CIA tied to the murder of a DEA agent and the movement of drugs from South America to Mexico and to the U.S

Source: Fox News Few remember Enrique ‘Kiki’ Camarena, the DEA agent killed in the line of duty almost 30 years ago, when the War on Drugs was the talk of Washington. “On February...

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03. 10. 2013
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U.S. drug agents smuggling cocaine, Venezuelan president alleges

U.S. drug agents smuggling cocaine, Venezuelan president alleges

Source: Examiner The president of Venezuela on Wednesday cast suspicion on an American law enforcement agency saying his nation is probing the American drug enforcement officers to learn whether or not they are...

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19. 09. 2013
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CIA’s secret global business of narcotics smuggling and weapons trade

CIA’s secret global business of narcotics smuggling and weapons trade

Source: Pakistan Today Drug trade goes on unchecked in Afghanistan If one goes by the American measurement, the saying goes that they do not start a venture unless they are sure about its...

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13. 09. 2013
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Narco State: Marijuana cultivation still widespread in Afghanistan

Narco State: Marijuana cultivation still widespread in Afghanistan

Source: Stars and Stripes Marijuana cultivation remains widespread in Afghanistan, but may have leveled off compared to past years, Afghan and United Nations officials said Tuesday. Nearly 25,000 acres of land in Afghanistan...

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05. 08. 2013
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Snow Job: U.S. Air Force Flies Cocaine from Costa Rica to Miami

            Editor’s Note: The global economy is still afloat without a complete collapse due to perpetual wars  along with a massive global drug trade and money laundering schemes...

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03. 08. 2013
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How a big US bank laundered billions from Mexico’s murderous drug gangs

How a big US bank laundered billions from Mexico’s murderous drug gangs

Source: Guardian On 10 April 2006, a DC-9 jet landed in the port city of Ciudad del Carmen, on the Gulf of Mexico, as the sun was setting. Mexican soldiers, waiting to intercept it,...

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28. 06. 2013
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U.S. Covert War in Tajikistan: U.S. Special Forces, Freedom House, GKNB and Drug Trafficking

U.S. Covert War in Tajikistan: U.S. Special Forces, Freedom House, GKNB and Drug Trafficking

Source: Atlantic […] The number of civilians killed is smaller than initial reports suggested, and one unusual thing about this uprising is that instead of presenting themselves as victims, the people of Khorog...

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26. 06. 2013
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Taliban thriving on Afghanistans opium economy

Taliban thriving on Afghanistans opium economy

Afghanistan 2015: The Dawn of a Regional Opium War? Source: SAM The nature and extent of insurgency in Afghanistan has been predominantly shaped by the opium economy. The dynamics of the opium economy...

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26. 06. 2013
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Afghan opium production levels top world

Afghan opium production levels top world

Editor’s Note:  Narcotic Superhighways: The Top 5 Routes for Drug Trafficking, Afghan Air Force Probed in Drug Running , Afghan Airline Ferried Opium Source: UPI More than 70 percent of the world’s illicit production of...

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18. 06. 2013
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Qatar Red Crescent smuggling arms into Syria

Qatar Red Crescent smuggling arms into Syria

Source: alalam A new report says the Qatari Red Crescent has secretly delivered weapons to insurgents in Syria. The report by Lebanon’s Al Akhbar daily says the intelligence agency of the Lebanese army have...

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13. 06. 2013
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Nagorno Karabakh – “new Afghanistan” of the region

Nagorno Karabakh – “new Afghanistan” of the region

Source: APA Due to the international organizations’ indifferent attitude, new “drugs factory” has emerged in the region that is able to compete with Afghanistan Baku. Vugar Masimoglu – APA-Analitik. “Poppy is the only winner...

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15. 05. 2013
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US smuggling weapons to Syrian rebels: The real Benghazi story

US smuggling weapons to Syrian rebels: The real Benghazi story

Source: Asia Tribune There is a ‘side story’ going on in the American media – both the electronic and print about the Islamist jihadists lethal attack on the American ‘post’ in Benghazi, Libya...

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28. 04. 2013
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Narco State: Karzai’s Office Gets Bags Full Of C.I.A. Cash

Narco State: Karzai’s Office Gets Bags Full Of C.I.A. Cash

Editor’s Note: Afghanistan: C.I.A., U.S. Special Operation Forces, Bags of Dollar Bills and Militia Proxy Forces Source: NYT For more than a decade, wads of American dollars packed into suitcases, backpacks and, on...

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22. 04. 2013
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Filmmaker claims CIA kept innocent man jailed to cover up drug trafficking

Filmmaker claims CIA kept innocent man jailed to cover up drug trafficking

Source: Wired UK This is a story about an extreme miscarriage of justice. It involves the CIA, the US Army and a shitload of cocaine.” “If you want to, you can question anything...

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15. 04. 2013
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Opium Production in Afghanistan Increases

Opium Production in Afghanistan Increases

Editor’s Note: Funding clandestine warfare in Syria ? Nearly 20,000 Foreign Mercenaries Fighting In Syria Funded by Afghanistan Drug Trafficking Source: Stripes Opium cultivation is expected to increase across Afghanistan, and in several areas...

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11. 04. 2013
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Nearly 20,000 Foreign Mercenaries Fighting In Syria Funded by Afghanistan Drug Trafficking

Nearly 20,000 Foreign Mercenaries Fighting In Syria Funded by Afghanistan Drug Trafficking

Source: RTT The civil war in Syria has opened opportunities for foreign mercenaries and about 20,000, financed by Afghan drug trafficking, have been fighting in that Middle East country, according to Russia’s Federal...

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25. 03. 2013
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‘Golden Triangle’ drug trade reaching highest levels in years

‘Golden Triangle’ drug trade reaching highest levels in years

Editor’s Note:  Strategic hydrocarbon security and commerce, strategic chokepoints, control of sea lines of communication/trade from East Africa to East China Sea  are part of an open United States  military strategy  to implement...

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26. 02. 2013
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Narcotic Superhighways: The Top 5 Routes for Drug Trafficking

Narcotic Superhighways: The Top 5 Routes for Drug Trafficking

Source: OCCRP 1. “The Southern Route”: Afghanistan -> Pakistan -> SE Asia (Heroin, 150 metric tons) Afghanistan supplies 80 percent of the world’s opium, and thus, 80 percent of its heroin. Almost half...

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03. 02. 2013
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America’s Drug War In Latin America Expanding

America’s Drug War In Latin America Expanding

Editors Notes: War on drugs is a failed policy of the United States. Drug war policies/propaganda are extremely useful tools to sway public opinion allowing the Pentagon to militarize Latin America. Disagree or...

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25. 01. 2013
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Afghan Airline Ferried Opium

Afghan Airline Ferried Opium

Editors Notes: Another day in Nacro-State politics- take out the competition.  Related Article: Afghan Air Force Probed in Drug Running Source: WSJ The U.S. military has blacklisted Afghanistan’s largest private airline, alleging it...

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17. 01. 2013
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New US special operations headquarters to help Mexican forces to fight drug gangs

New US special operations headquarters to help Mexican forces to fight drug gangs

Source: Washington Post/AP The Pentagon is stepping up aid for Mexico’s bloody drug war with a new U.S.-based special operations headquarters to teach Mexican security forces how to hunt drug cartels the same...

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15. 12. 2012
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Large Shipments of Gold and Cash Leaving Afghanistan

Large Shipments of Gold and Cash Leaving Afghanistan

Editors Notes: Currently Afghanistan is a narco state, a cozy relationship between private wealth and a corrupt public authority .   Related Articles to purge Afghanistan resources :UN chief says discovery of vast...

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09. 12. 2012
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US plots to arm Syrian rebels with Muammar Gaddafi leftovers

US plots to arm Syrian rebels with Muammar Gaddafi leftovers

Source: Australian/AP THE US is launching a covert operation to send weapons to Syrian rebels for the first time as it ramps up military efforts to oust President Bashar al-Assad. Mortars, rocket-propelled grenades...

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21. 09. 2012
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Swiss Hand Grenades Sent To UAE Ended Up In Syria

Swiss Hand Grenades Sent To UAE Ended Up In Syria

Source: AP An investigation has concluded that Swiss hand grenades exported to the United Arab Emirates several years ago found their way to Syria after being given to Jordan, the Swiss government said...

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18. 09. 2012
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DEA Foreign-deployed Advisory and Support Teams Told To Back Off From The Brother Of Afghan President Hamid Karzai

DEA Foreign-deployed Advisory and Support Teams Told To Back Off From The Brother Of Afghan President Hamid Karzai

Source: BI Ahmed Wali Karzai was an influential power broker in Afghanistan before he was assassinated in July 2011. In June 6, 2007 email, titled “RE: Humint – Afghanistan – Karzai (Strictly Protect – Confidential,” Stratfor...

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28. 08. 2012
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Pentagon’s distribution of weapons for Iraq’s security forces smuggled to Syrian Rebels

Pentagon’s distribution of weapons for Iraq’s security forces smuggled to Syrian Rebels

Editors Notes:  Here’s a visual reference to support the report- Syrian Rebel in Homs aiming M16A2 – Image Credit: AP:  01/31/2012 […] In addition to such projects, the rebels have acquired many arms...

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25. 06. 2012
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Operation Anvil: DEA drug strategy to control the Honduran drug trade

Operation Anvil: DEA drug strategy to control the Honduran drug trade

Source: AP   A U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent who killed a suspected drug trafficker during a raid in a remote region of Honduras was part of an aggressive new enforcement strategy that...

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21. 05. 2012
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Central Asia Key to Afghanistan Heroin Smuggling

Central Asia Key to Afghanistan Heroin Smuggling

Source: Eurasianet: Inside the Cocoon A new report by the United Nations drug agency sheds light on the nuts and bolts of narcotics transit from Afghanistan through Central Asia, highlighting the former Soviet...

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14. 05. 2012
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Golden Crescent Opium and Western Role

Golden Crescent Opium and Western Role

According to recent statistics, Afghanistan provides almost 90% of the world opium, it is presumed as a center of opium and poppy cultivation and the trade of these illicit drugs have become a...

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25. 04. 2012
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TSA screeners charged in LA drug trafficking probe

TSA screeners charged in LA drug trafficking probe

Source: BW Two former and two current Transportation Security Administration employees were accused of allowing large amounts of cocaine and other drugs to pass through X-ray machines at security checkpoints in exchange for...

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13. 04. 2012
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Russia bans transit of NATO heroin through its territory

Russia bans transit of NATO heroin through its territory

Source: Voltaire Net   At the 2008 NATO summit in Bucharest, President Dmitry Medvedev renewed the offer to make Russian rail lines available for the transportation of non-military material from Europe to Afghanistan...

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05. 04. 2012
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Dream team! NATO and the Shanghai Five propose a joint production and trafficking of Afghanistan Opium

Dream team! NATO and the Shanghai Five propose a joint production and trafficking of Afghanistan Opium

If you can‘t beat them, join them. FYI: Afghan Air Force Probed in Drug Running Russia Thwarts U.S. Central Asian Counterdrug Program Russia Said To Block U.S. Drug Plan Amid Wariness Over Central...

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02. 04. 2012
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Iraq says Kurdistan smuggling oil through Iran

Iraq says Kurdistan smuggling oil through Iran

Source: The Daily Star Iraq’s Kurdish region, which has halted crude exports in a row with Baghdad, owes the central government more than $5 billion and is smuggling the oil it produces through...

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27. 03. 2012
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Billions in cash leaving Afghanistan

Billions in cash leaving Afghanistan

In the busy street markets of Kabul, stacks of cash sit in piles as moneychangers shout the day’s exchange rate to shoppers bustling by. Currency is bought and sold in the open air....

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10. 03. 2012
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NATO’s Central Asian interests

NATO’s Central Asian interests

FYI: The U.S. is not leaving Afghanistan. CIA-led Special Forces, Rangers and NGOs will be stationed in Afghanistan and all military activities will be off the books. You do not have to be...

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21. 02. 2012
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Forty years of a useless war on drugs

Forty years of a useless war on drugs

In maintaining our drug laws, the Government is in cahoots with the dealers. As Vidal put it forty years back: “Both the Bureau of Narcotics and the Mafia want strong laws against the...

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19. 02. 2012
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‘US marines, US Special Forces and CIA involved in Afghan drug trade’

‘US marines, US Special Forces and CIA involved in Afghan drug trade’

If you have personally researched the U.S. involvement in the Afghanistan opium production and trafficking over the years, then you know the U.S. is involved in the Afghanistan drug trade. The established opium...

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19. 02. 2012
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Russia Thwarts U.S. Central Asian Counterdrug Program

Russia Thwarts U.S. Central Asian Counterdrug Program

Russia has reportedly convinced its allies in the Collective Security Treaty Organization not to participate in a new U.S. counterdrug program in Central Asia, apparently concerned that it would give the U.S. too...

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15. 02. 2012
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Why military hawks are leading drug legalization debate in Latin America

Why military hawks are leading drug legalization debate in Latin America

The machine [ Governmement/Corporations/Banks/Pharma]   will never allow this to happen.  Illegal drug profits are extremely higher and a lot easier to control, produce and distribute than extraction and refining natural resources. Wage war to...

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13. 02. 2012
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Former DEA chief says 3 other federal agencies knew about Operation Fast and Furious

Former DEA chief says 3 other federal agencies knew about Operation Fast and Furious

While criticism surrounding Operation Fast and Furious has so far focused on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, three other federal agencies knew about the operation and some of their agents tried...

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09. 02. 2012
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US starts sending non-lethal military supplies to Uzbekistan

US starts sending non-lethal military supplies to Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan is an important U.S. ally in securing the multi-billion dollar  production and distribution of opium out of Afghanistan. What are the non-lethal military supplies?  Drones? Communication and surveillance equipment? Image Wikimedia Commons:...

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05. 02. 2012
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Obama-appointed US trade adviser linked to illegal deal in Congolese gold

Obama-appointed US trade adviser linked to illegal deal in Congolese gold

Surprise , Surprise . Government sponsored smuggling FYI: KRA official in Sh8 billion gold smuggling probe executed , Congo releases group accused of gold smuggling and Kenya yet to trace smuggled Congolese gold...

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20. 01. 2012
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Pentagon outsources War on Drugs to Blackwater(Academi)

Pentagon outsources War on Drugs to Blackwater(Academi)

FYI:  Military training facility on Indian reservation is revealed  and Blackwater founder builds foreign force in UAE Read More: RT The US Department of Defense has transferred its armed efforts in Latin and Central...

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19. 01. 2012
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Radioactive material stolen from Egyptian nuclear power station

Radioactive material stolen from Egyptian nuclear power station

Missing Radioactive material/missiles is presently a common theme. Source: Telegraph Radioactive material has been stolen from a nuclear power station on Egypt’s Mediterranean coast that was the site of violent protests last week,...

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14. 01. 2012
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United Nation and DynCorp sex slavery revealed in Whistleblower

United Nation and DynCorp sex slavery revealed in Whistleblower

>> Source: Guardian Starring Rachel Weisz, The Whistleblower, released tomorrow on DVD, is the most searing drama-documentary of recent years and has won many prizes. But more important than the accolades is that...

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Value Afghan Opium Yield Rose 133 Percent from 2010

Value Afghan Opium Yield Rose 133 Percent from 2010

Image:UNODC October 2010, a UNODC survey “Afghanistan opium production set to rise 61 per cent” reported  the cultivation of the poppy crop reached 131,000 hectares in 2011 and the price of opium crop...

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12. 01. 2012
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“Operation White Gun”- Another ATF weapons operation comes under scrutiny

“Operation White Gun”- Another ATF weapons operation comes under scrutiny

In the late summer of 2010, the ATF agent leading the failed Fast and Furious gun-smuggling operation in Arizona flew to Mexico City to help coordinate cross-border investigations of U.S. weapons used by...

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09. 01. 2012
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Undercover U.S. Agents Aided Cartel

Undercover U.S. Agents Aided Cartel

It seems to have gone better than Fast and Furious. Documents disclosed by the Mexican Foreign Ministry— in a case against a Colombian cocaine supplier, Harold Mauricio Poveda-Ortega, also known as “The Rabbit”—reveal...

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30. 12. 2011
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Ron Paul Had Accurate Conspiracy Theory: CIA Was Tied To Drug Traffickers

Ron Paul Had Accurate Conspiracy Theory: CIA Was Tied To Drug Traffickers

According to a former aide, Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul has long been drawn toward conspiracy theories. Eric Dondero, who served Paul off and on from 1987 to 2003, wrote recently that the...

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12. 11. 2011
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Rio drug kingpin claims half his millions went on police bribes

Rio drug kingpin claims half his millions went on police bribes

The kingpin who was Rio de Janeiro’s most wanted drug dealer before his arrest this week has claimed that half his earnings went on paying bribes to police officers.

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26. 10. 2011
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U.S. border agent jailed for improper arrest of suspected drug smuggler [???]

U.S. border agent jailed for improper arrest of suspected drug smuggler [???]

A U.S. Border Patrol agent has been sentenced to two years in prison for improperly lifting the arms of a 15-year-old drug smuggling suspect while handcuffed — in what the Justice Department called...

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08. 10. 2011
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Fast and Furious weapons were found in Mexico cartel enforcer’s home

High-powered assault weapons illegally purchased under the ATF’s Fast and Furious program in Phoenix ended up in a home belonging to the purported top Sinaloa cartel enforcer in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, whose organization...

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04. 10. 2011
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Emails show top Justice Department officials knew of ATF gun program

Emails show top Justice Department officials knew of ATF gun program

Senior Justice Department officials were aware that ATF agents allowed firearms to be “walked” into Mexico, according to a series of emails last year in which they discussed two undercover operations on the...

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27. 09. 2011
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Hunt on for Russian nuclear smuggler: US Report

Douglas: Missing missiles in Romania, missing missiles in Libya, US weapons grade uranium unaccounted for and the search for a Russian nuclear smuggler. Back in July, I posted the AP report of the...

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09. 09. 2011
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Que Malo, Narcos! Mexico Attacks Cartels With Comics

Que Malo, Narcos! Mexico Attacks Cartels With Comics

The besieged Mexican government has a new tool in the info war against drug cartels: animated, online propaganda comics set to electronic beats. The 10-episode comic series, posted over the summer in two-...

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02. 09. 2011
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ATF Gunwalker: Email Chain Shows White House Aware of Fast and Furious Operation

The emails indicate three White House officials were briefed on gun trafficking efforts that included Fast and Furious. The officials are Kevin O’Reilly, then-director of North American Affairs, now assigned to the State...

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29. 08. 2011
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Weird, Birdlike Mystery Drone Crashes in Pakistan

Weird, Birdlike Mystery Drone Crashes in Pakistan

It’s a surveillance drone, with a camera attached — recovered from the crash but not apparently visible in this photo — rather than the larger, deathly flying robots that shoot missiles. This one...

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27. 08. 2011
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Mexican Police Are Now Staging Drug Raids From Inside The U.S.

Mexican Police Are Now Staging Drug Raids From Inside The U.S.

Under the new program, Mexican agents travel secretly to the U.S. where, with intel and support from the DEA, they launch so-called “boomerang missions” against suspected drug traffickers back across the border. The...

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16. 08. 2011
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Firearms from ATF sting linked to 11 more violent crimes

Firearms from ATF sting linked to 11 more violent crimes

Firearms from the ATF’s Operation Fast and Furious weapons trafficking investigation turned up at the scenes of at least 11 violent crimes in the U.S., as well as at a Border Patrol agent’s...

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16. 08. 2011
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ATF promotes supervisors involved in ‘Fast and Furious’  gun operation

ATF promotes supervisors involved in ‘Fast and Furious’ gun operation

The ATF has promoted three key supervisors of a controversial sting operation that allowed firearms to be illegally trafficked across the U.S. border into Mexico. All three have been heavily criticized for pushing...

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11. 08. 2011
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FARAGO: Was CIA behind Operation Fast and Furious?

FARAGO: Was CIA behind Operation Fast and Furious?

Why did the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) let criminals buy firearms, smuggle them across the Mexican border and deliver them into the hands of vicious drug cartels? The ATF...

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08. 08. 2011
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DEA Admits It Had A Hand In Fast And Furious Gun Smuggling Operation

DEA Admits It Had A Hand In Fast And Furious Gun Smuggling Operation

The head of the Drug Enforcement Administration has admitted that the agency knew about and played a role in “Operation Fast and Furious,” a botched gunrunning program that allowed more than 2,000 firearms...

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07. 08. 2011
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Mexican drug cartels adopting military tactics

Mexican drug cartels adopting military tactics

Mexican drug cartels are using military weapons and tactics while also recruiting Texas teenagers to carry out their operations, which are evolving into full-blown criminal enterprises, experts said. Texas Department of Public Safety...

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02. 07. 2011
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Libya’s abandoned stockpiles attract smugglers

Libya’s abandoned stockpiles attract smugglers

Packed to its limit with crates of artillery shells, the once-secret military base in the eastern Libyan desert is now open to anyone looking for an easy way to stock up on free...

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01. 07. 2011
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6 detained in Moldova over bomb-grade uranium

6 detained in Moldova over bomb-grade uranium

Six people have been detained for smuggling an unspecified amount of the form of uranium that can be used to make a nuclear weapon, an official said Wednesday. Interior Ministry official Vitalie Briceag...

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23. 06. 2011
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Billion-dollar pledges for Central America security

Billion-dollar pledges for Central America security

The World Bank unveiled Wednesday a billion-dollar bid to support security measures in Central America, as the United States and Inter-American Development Bank upped their funding in the region as well. The new...

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06. 06. 2011
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ATF ‘Gunwalker’ guns linked to helicopter shooting

ATF ‘Gunwalker’ guns linked to helicopter shooting

Mexican military helicopter forced to land after it was fired upon is linked to the ATF Fast and Furious “gunwalker” operation. Drug cartel suspects on the ground shot at Mexican government helicopters two...

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02. 06. 2011
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Nigerian ‘baby farm’ raided – 32 pregnant girls rescued

Nigerian ‘baby farm’ raided – 32 pregnant girls rescued

Nigerian police have raided an alleged “baby farm” where teenage mothers were forced to give up their newborns for sale to human traffickers. Thirty-two pregnant girls were rescued from a maternity home run...

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05. 05. 2011
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Kenya yet to trace smuggled Congolese gold

Kenya yet to trace smuggled Congolese gold

The government is yet to make any tangible leads in tracing the disappearance of 2.5 tons of Congolese gold valued at 2 billion shillings which is said to have been smuggled through Kenya....

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29. 04. 2011
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UPDATE:Feds investigating New Mexico plane crash into lake

UPDATE:Feds investigating New Mexico plane crash into lake

Investigators have released more information of a New Mexico airplane crash with Idaho ties that has the Drug Enforcement Administration involved. On Sunday, a small Cessna registered to a Caldwell crashed into Heron...

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27. 04. 2011
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Cocaine-Laden Plane Came from Ariz.

Cocaine-Laden Plane Came from Ariz.

Update Investigators have determined that the cocaine-loaded plane that crashed in northern New Mexico’s Heron Lake came from the Prescott, Ariz., area. Lynn Lunsford, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration, said the...

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Small plane full of cocaine crashes in New Mexico lake

Small plane full of cocaine crashes in New Mexico lake

A small planed loaded with bundles of cocaine crashed into a lake in northern New Mexico on Sunday morning, apparently killing all on board, according to the New Mexico State Police. Police Lieutenant...

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30. 03. 2011
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Afghanistan opium trade still tests Russia-U.S. relations

Afghanistan opium trade still tests Russia-U.S. relations

n a major concession last year, Russia allowed NATO to expand transportation of military supplies over its territory — a crucial element of the supply network for U.S. operations in Afghanistan. But the...

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29. 03. 2011
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Karzai’s adviser questioned in corruption case

Karzai’s adviser questioned in corruption case

An adviser to Afghan President Hamid Karzai was questioned Tuesday in a corruption probe, the latest chapter in investigations of current and former government officials. Noorullah Delawari, who denied wrongdoing, told The Associated...

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25. 03. 2011
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Congo releases group accused of gold smuggling

Congo releases group accused of gold smuggling

Congolese authorities say they’ve released a group that was accused of smuggling gold from rebel territories in the nation’s volatile east. Congo’s public prosecutor said Friday they were releasing seven people including four...

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16. 03. 2011
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US drones used in Mexican drug war

US drones used in Mexican drug war

tepping up its involvement in Mexico’s drug war, the Obama administration has begun secretly sending drones deep into Mexican territory to gather intelligence that helps locate drug traffickers and follow their networks, US...

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12. 03. 2011
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Heroin, the CIA in Afghanistan, 9/11 and the Mujahadeen

Truth is Treason – Kevin Hayden Afghan President Hamid Karzai has always been on the outside edge of politics.  His claim to fame was becoming a hero during the Mujahedeen resistance to the...

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09. 03. 2011
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DHS Chief Napolitano says she was not aware of agency’s link to ATF “gun running”

DHS Chief Napolitano says she was not aware of agency’s link to ATF “gun running”

Homeland Security Chief Janet Napolitano today said she knew nothing of her agency’s possible involvement in a controversial ATF operation called “Fast and Furious.” In that operation, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms...

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09. 03. 2011
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South African police lost 20,000 guns

South African police lost 20,000 guns

South Africa’s police force has lost more than 20,000 firearms since 2004, a parliamentary committee has heard. MPs questioning police officials about the losses urged the force to take urgent action against officers...

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08. 03. 2011
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Top Government officials caught in web of blood gold

Top Government officials caught in web of blood gold

Top Government officials are said to be among members of an international smuggling ring involving gold and other high-value minerals from a neighboring country. Investigations revealed that the smuggling network is well connected...

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06. 03. 2011
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Customs broker ran drug ring from Otay Mesa

Customs broker ran drug ring from Otay Mesa

For more than 15 years Antonio Gonzalez belonged to the small fraternity of customs brokers who work in offices and warehouses clustered along a narrow strip of Otay Mesa near the international border....

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04. 03. 2011
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Thief pillages flight via toilet

Thief pillages flight via toilet

An ingenious thief has swiped almost a quarter million dollars on a flight in the Caribbean after sneaking into the cash-laden cargo hold via the toilet, police say. A Brink’s security employee placed...

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03. 03. 2011
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Smuggling Scandal Shakes Bolivia

Smuggling Scandal Shakes Bolivia

The scandal broke Friday when U.S. agents and Panamanian police arrested retired-general Rene Sanabria, the former head of Bolivia’s main anti-narcotics unit for smuggling up to 315 pounds (144 kilograms) of cocaine to...

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28. 02. 2011
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KRA official in Sh8 billion gold smuggling probe executed

KRA official in Sh8 billion gold smuggling probe executed

A senior Kenya Revenue Authority official who has been leading investigation into a Sh8 billion gold smuggling syndicate has been killed. Joseph Cheptarus, 40, was shot four times at close range before his...

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26. 02. 2011
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Smuggled Gold Rumors Prompt Investigation by Congolese, Kenyan Authorities

Smuggled Gold Rumors Prompt Investigation by Congolese, Kenyan Authorities

The presidents of Kenya and the Democratic Republic of Congo have ordered an investigation into rumors that 2.5 metric tons of gold was smuggled from Congo into Nairobi, the Kenyan capital. Kenyan President...

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