29. 11. 2014
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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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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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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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12. 11. 2013
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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