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Brown University Report: U.S.-led global ‘war on terror’ cost 1 million lives and $8 trillion

[Middle East Eye] “The US-led “war on terror” has killed nearly one million people globally and cost more than $8 trillion…

Posted in Afghanistan Iraq Pakistan Somalia USA Yemen

Drone War: Whistleblower Daniel Hale Sentenced to 45 Months in Prison ‘For Exposing U.S. War Crimes’ – 90% of killed are bystanders, not intended targets

[Common Dreams, Courage Foundation] “Human rights and press freedom advocates expressed dismay on Tuesday when whistleblower Daniel Hale, who pled guilty earlier this…

Posted in Afghanistan Kyrgyzstan Pakistan Russia Tajikistan USA Uzbekistan

US troop “withdrawal” from Afghanistan: CIA seeks to relocate bases in neighbouring countries, drone war will continue

[The New York Times] “The rapid U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan is creating intense pressure on the C.I.A. to find new ways…

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Eight countries attended Myanmar’s Armed Forces Day parade while military killed over 100 protesters

[REUTERS] “Myanmar security forces killed 114 people, including some children, in a brutal crackdown on pro-democracy protesters on Saturday, the…

Posted in Pakistan USA

Legacy of Fake CIA Vaccination Programs Leads to Vaccine Hesitancy in Pakistan

[Vice] “While hunting for Osama bin Laden, the CIA organized a fake hepatitis B vaccination program. Now, after years of…

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New CODEPINK Research: US and Allies Drop 46 Bombs per Day for 20 Years

[MintPress News] “The United States has been at war for nearly every year of its existence as an independent nation,…

Posted in Bangladesh Myanmar Pakistan Saudi Arabia

Myanmar: Rohingya armed group ARSA Linked to Pakistani Terrorists

[Asia Times] “While Myanmar’s emergent Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) claims it’s like other ethnic armed groups fighting for self-determination…

Posted in Myanmar Pakistan Saudi Arabia U.A.E.

WSJ: ‘Saudis back Rohingya militants against Burmese security forces’

[The Wall Street Journal] “Even as Burma has made dramatic progress toward democracy and pluralism, the military has waged a…

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Indiscriminate drone attacks increased under Obama, creating more terrorists than removing, warns former CIA official

[The Guardian] “A former top terrorism official at the CIA has warned that President Barack Obama’s controversial drone programme is far too…

Posted in Pakistan USA

‘State-sanctioned extra-judicial executions’ – CIA drone attacks deliberately target rescuers and funerals, killing civilians

[The Bureau of Investigative Journalism] “The CIA’s drone campaign in Pakistan has killed dozens of  civilians who had gone to…

Posted in Pakistan USA

CIA organised fake vaccination drive to get Osama bin Laden’s family DNA

[The Guardian] “As part of extensive preparations for the raid that killed Bin Laden in May, CIA agents recruited a…

Posted in Pakistan UK USA

Release prompts claim Jihadi was US informant while helping terrorists of London 7/7 attacks

[The Guardian] “An American jihadist who set up the terrorist training camp where the leader of the 2005 London suicide…

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Hillary Clinton: today’s terrorists in Afghanistan were funded by US in past, Saudi Arabia imported Wahhabism

[CNN] Transcript of AMERICAN MORNING, aired April 24, 2009 – 06:00 ET JOHN ROBERTS, CNN ANCHOR: “These are new pictures…

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US and UK complicity in 9/11 and London 7/7: who funded terrorists “is of little practical significance”

[The Guardian] “During the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan in the 1980s, the US funded large numbers of jihadists through Pakistan’s…

Posted in Pakistan USA

Omar Sheikh sentenced to death for Daniel Pearl killing but US now says Al-Qaeda leader Khalid Sheikh Mohammed did it

[Reporters sans frontières] Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, also known as Saeed Sheikh, Omar Sheikh or Sheikh Omar “13.05.2002 Another witness, Aamir Raza…

Posted in Afghanistan Bosnia India Pakistan UK USA

Omar Sheikh, accused of killing Daniel Pearl, had ties to CIA and Pakistani intelligence agency ISI

[Pittsburgh Tribune-Review] “The murder of Daniel Pearl continues to torment the conscience of many in Washington who make and implement…

Posted in Afghanistan Egypt Jordan Pakistan Qatar Saudi Arabia Syria Turkey U.A.E. USA

Bin Laden Confession Video: Muslim world divided, many call it unintelligible or fake

[NBC News, The Irish Times] “In the United States, it was a talking point for the nation. But in the…

Posted in Pakistan Saudi Arabia USA

Head of Pakistani intelligence agency ISI wired $100,000 to WTC hijacker Mohammed Atta

[The Times of India] “While the Pakistani Inter Services Public Relations claimed that former ISI director-general Lt-Gen Mahmud Ahmad sought…

Posted in Afghanistan Pakistan USA

Robert Fisk: ‘Usama bin Laden Says the Al-Qa’idah Group had Nothing to Do with the 11 September Attacks’

[Robert Fisk] *fact-check “Interview published in newspaper Ummat Karachi, 28th September, 2001″ The Al-Qaidah group had nothing to do with the 11 September…

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From Laos to Central America and Afghanistan: CIA involvement in drug trafficking is as old as the agency itself

[The New York Times] “Recent news item: The Justice Department is investigating allegations that officers of a special Venezuelan anti-drug…