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Syrian oil plundered by armed groups

On April 17, 2014 by stratagem
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          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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Next Afghan president will face a battle for control of nation’s mineral wealth

On April 4, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: SCMP [...] “There is a shadow state within the state that is capturing the economy, the military power, political power and the social base,” says Javed Noorani, researcher with Integrity Watch Afghanistan...

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Smuggled Libya oil fuels Tunisia economy and instability

On April 2, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Times of Oman Anger has been brewing in Tunisia’s smuggling hub of Ben Guerdane since the closure of its main border crossing stemmed the contraband Libyan petrol trade which fuels the local...

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NSA-Style: Tunisia Setting Up Counterterrorism Unit That Will Also Spy On Citizens

On February 26, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: IBT A few weeks ago, in a coastal suburb of Tunis known as Raoued, the government of Tunisia set the stage for creating an NSA-style spy agency to monitor telecommunications and Internet...

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Smuggling of China-made weapons in focus

On February 4, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Al Jazeera A judge in the Bangladesh port city of Chittagong last week sentenced 14 men to death for their role in what was an aborted bid to smuggle in 1,500 boxes...

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Libyan revolutionary field commanders | politicians arming syrian rebels

Libyan revolutionary field commanders | politicians arming syrian rebels

On May 29, 2013 by stratagem
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Editor’s Note: Weapons transfer from Libya coordinated by whom? C.I.A, MI6, DGSE, MIT, Mossad, BND, Qatar intelligence, Saudi intelligence? Source: Time The beefy Libyan revolutionary field commander turned politician rose from the beige couch to...

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US smuggling weapons to Syrian rebels: The real Benghazi story

US smuggling weapons to Syrian rebels: The real Benghazi story

On May 15, 2013 by stratagem
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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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Afghan Airline Ferried Opium

Afghan Airline Ferried Opium

On January 25, 2013 by stratagem
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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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Large Shipments of Gold and Cash Leaving Afghanistan

Large Shipments of Gold and Cash Leaving Afghanistan

On December 15, 2012 by stratagem
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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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Is Russia Running a Secret Supply Route to Arm Syria’s Assad?

Is Russia Running a Secret Supply Route to Arm Syria’s Assad?

On November 29, 2012 by stratagem
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Source: Time On Nov. 27, a clip appeared on YouTube of a Russian-made Syrian military helicopter apparently being hit by Syrian rebels using a surface-to-air missile. The footage of the gunship, smoking as...

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Syrian Rebels Have US Stinger Missiles – Russian General

Syrian Rebels Have US Stinger Missiles – Russian General

On October 24, 2012 by stratagem
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Editors Notes: The Free Syrian Rebels “i.e. terrorists” have acquired more than US Stinger Missiles. Related Articles: Pentagon’s distribution of weapons for Iraq’s security forces smuggled to Syrian Rebels, Syrian rebels acquire surface-to-air...

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Swiss Hand Grenades Sent To UAE Ended Up In Syria

Swiss Hand Grenades Sent To UAE Ended Up In Syria

On September 21, 2012 by stratagem
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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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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

On September 18, 2012 by stratagem
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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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Operation Martillo: 200 US Marines deployed to Guatemala to combat cartels

Operation Martillo: 200 US Marines deployed to Guatemala to combat cartels

On August 30, 2012 by stratagem
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Source: AP A team of 200 U.S. Marines began patrolling Guatemala’s western coast this week in an unprecedented operation to beat drug traffickers in the Central America region, a U.S. military spokesman said...

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Mexicans raise questions over CIA role in drug war

Mexicans raise questions over CIA role in drug war

On August 29, 2012 by stratagem
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Source: AFP Mexican politicians demanded answers from their government on Wednesday after reports that two Americans wounded when federal police opened fire on a US embassy car were working for the CIA. The...

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Mexican official: CIA ‘manages’ drug trade

Mexican official: CIA ‘manages’ drug trade

On July 24, 2012 by stratagem
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Source: Al Jazeera Juarez, Mexico- The US Central Intelligence Agency and other international security forces “don’t fight drug traffickers”, a spokesman for the Chihuahua state government in northern Mexico has told Al Jazeera,...

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Syria rebels get light arms, heavy weapons elusive

Syria rebels get light arms, heavy weapons elusive

On July 13, 2012 by stratagem
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Source: Ma’an News Agency Syrian rebels are smuggling small arms into Syria through a network of land and sea routes involving cargo ships and trucks moving through Turkey, Lebanon and Iraq, maritime intelligence...

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