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Iran and Libya: Musical Chairs, Enemy to Ally

News suppression is a way of life in the USA. Our 2007 NIE said the same thing. What is different is that this one is based on deep penetration of Iran, teams on the ground, far more advanced surveillance techniques, in fact, we have spies everywhere in Iran.

America’s Twisted Policy in Pakistan

The US in pursuit of its strategic and economic objectives in this part of the world arm twisted Gen Musharraf in September 2001 soon after 9/11 and made him do its bidding.

Pak-Afghan frosty relations have begun to warm up

Pakistan-Afghanistan relations have remained frosty ever since Pakistan came into being. King Zahir Shah, Dawood, Taraqi, Hafiz Amin, Dr Najibullah and Babrak Karmal remained friendly to former Soviet Union and India and hostile towards Pakistan owing to self created dispute over Durand Line and Pakhtunistan stunt.

Afghanistan: Remember the Massacred Prisoners (video)

The war in Afghanistan has entered its 10th year, a year of both stalemate and suffering.Everyone is thirsty to see peace and stability in his or her environment across Afghanistan but they are not sure. Even the idea of peace carries great danger.

Development of FATA to control extremism

Like all the isms (communism, socialism, extremism, terrorism), Talibanization is also a phenomenon that didn’t occur in a vacuum and without causation.

Celebrating Nauroz in Kabul

Kabul-Throughout Afghanistan people are gathering to celebrate the Afghan new year, Nauroz. It is a chance for Afghans to celebrate the rebirth of nature after the long winter. In Kabul, today thousands of gathered in the cemetery and spent the day picnicking. Before heading home to share a meal that included seven items to symbolize their hope for the coming year: wheat for rebirth, a sweet pudding for affluence, garlic for health, apples for beauty, berries representing the sunrise, vinegar for patience, coins for prosperity. After 13 days the wheat will be collected and tossed into flowing water, by which time it will have collected the family’s bad luck for the year.

Powerless Karzai is more helpless than Afghan civilians

Compelled by enormous human lose, billions of taxpayers’ dollars, American prestige and the deadline set for the withdrawal of all troops from Afghanistan Gen. David H. Petraeus had this to say to the Senate’s armed services committee “The momentum achieved by the Taliban in Afghanistan since 2005 has been arrested in much of the country and reversed in a number of important areas,”.

Afghanistan: The “Great Game” of Deceit

The Viceroy of India, Lord Curzon, at the beginning of the 20th century aptly described Afghanistan as “a piece on the chessboard on which is being played out the game for domination of the world.”

Afghan Graveyards

The article by Megan Eckstein in Wednesday's FNP was titled "REASON FOR OPTIMISM" -- in big, bold letters. The subtitle was "Bartlett confident about victory in Afghanistan after trip." Pure propagandistic spin. Why such flimsy pretense in defense of this barbaric war? Why?

CIA, The Mother Hen

Apart from its agenda in Afghanistan, the US had defined objectives set for Pakistan as well. Under the ruse of alliance, America wanted to denuclearize Pakistan and turn it into a compliant state subservient to India. For the accomplishment of its objectives, the US in connivance with Israel, Britain and India chalked out a comprehensive covert plan spread over 7-8 years to weaken it from within

Afghanistan-Obama’s Dangerous Faux Pas

Tall, lanky, easy of manner and articulate, Obama exuded hope and confidence across the globe as he entered the White House. The world was yearning for a paradigm shift and he held out the promise of change from the former President Bush's disastrous policies of aggression and unilateralism.

The American People are not at war with anyone

According to Major General Dennis J Laich, U.S. Army-Retired, in his article Ideals Versus Interests , he tells readers a few things most everyone...

ALAN HART: IF…OBAMA COULD PUT AMERICA’S OWN REAL INTERESTS FIRST…

IF Obama could put America’s own real interests first… By Alan Hart STAFF WRITER The headline is not meant to imply that I think...

GORDON DUFF: “WIKI-MURDERS” IN IRAN, SIGNAL “FALSE FLAG” TERROR

"WIKI-MURDERS"..."WIKI-TERROR"...."WIKI-WAR" By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor An attack on American forces in the Persian Gulf is being planned.  Wikileaks is an integral part of the...

MICHAEL HUGHES: US KASHMIR POLICY AIDS TALIBAN

US SILENCE ON KASHMIR EMBOLDENS INDIAN NATIONALISTS, EMPOWERS TALIBAN By Michael Hughes As ghastly as it was for an Indian diplomat to lexically collate the...

COL EUGENE KHRUSHCHEV: THE LORD OF THE DRUGS

THE LORD OF THE DRUGS By Colonel Eugene Khrushchev (ret) STAFF WRITER/Editor With great gusto Karzai used to ‘play US like a fiddle’. Unabashed, he’ll ...

Bombs, Terrorism, and Manure

We have seen it all before. Last Christmas, the “Crotch Bomber” was another “PETN/Yemen” terror fiasco. Press stories blamed Al Qaeda and were ready to build this into a new 9/11 except that reliable witnesses, Detroit area attorneys, saw the terrorist, no passport, no visa, escorted onto the plane. Before that, newspapers said the bomber had a diplomatic passport, a visa and had “evaded” security.

“War Does This to Your Mind”

- War is terror - By Kathy Kelly in t r u t h o u t Kabul - Khamad Jan, age 22, remembers that, as a...

What the Afghans Want

Reconciliation itself isn’t the problem. Giving reconciled criminals a legitimate place in the Afghan government - who are paid by foreign interests, are directed by Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate and have never been held to account for their crimes against the Afghan people - is the problem.

VETERANS TODAY EDITOR HAMID GUL CALLED “TONY SOPRANO” OF PAKISTAN

Pakistan’s Most Dangerous Man? By Michelle Shephard National Security Reporter Toronto Star RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN—The former spy chief once dubbed the “most dangerous man” and more recently,...

RESTREPO: the Platoon Movie of Afghanistan War

This documentary brings home the shocking cost of war through the eyes of a company of young, energetic US soldiers as they venture into the notorious Korengal Valley in Afghanistan.

Senate Report: Contractors Funded Afghan Warlords

By Sharon Weinberger AOL News (Oct. 7) -- The sordid tale of thugs, violent crime and greed could have been lifted from a Quentin Tarantino film....

RAJA MUJTABA: NATO FORCES ATTACK PAKISTAN

Pakistan Blocks NATO Supplies  By Raja G Mujtaba STAFF WRITER/Editor General Aslam Beg, former Army Chief has also come hard, he demanded to shoot down intruding...

Peter Dolan and COL. EUGENE KHRUSHCHEV: EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW, U.S. POLICY...

GROUND BREAKING INTERVIEW WITH TOP SOVIET/RUSSIAN EXPERT ON AFGHANISTAN Colonel Eugene Khrushchev's last post in Afghanistan was in 2006 as First  Secretary of the Russian...

WAXMAN TIED TO ISRAELI DEFENSE SCAMSTER COVERUP

Arms Merchants of South Central Did the rich and intrigue-filled Botach family get a pass from Henry Waxman? Editor's note:  Congressman Henry Waxman, closely tied to...

GORDON DUFF: AMERICA’S WAR RACKETEERS, THE REAL TERRORISTS

IS AMERICA'S RACKETEERING "ELITE" A TERRORIST ORGANIZATION? By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor There is a group of Americans, a combination of coward, gangster, politician, buffoonish...

GORDON DUFF: AMERICANS BELIEVED INVOLVED IN PAKISTAN AIR CRASH, HIJACKING

CRASH OF AIRBUS 320 OUTSIDE ISLAMABAD NOW BELIEVED HIJACKED, HEADING FOR  NUKE FACILITY  By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor August 29, 2010 Islamabad, Pakistan (VT exclusive)  Informed...

COL. EUGENE KHRUSHCHEV: UNAMA HR devil’s advocate: part two. Afghan...

UNAMA HR devil’s advocate: part two. Afghan WMD collateral damage By Col. Eugene Khrushchev (ret.) STAFF WRITER/Editor The Methodology section offers contradicting disclaimers that effectively negate...

COL. EUGENE KHRUSHCHEV: UNAMA Devil’s Advocate: Part One

By Col. Eugene Khrushchev (ret.) STAFF WRITER/Editor UNAMA HR’s 2010 mid-year Report, “Protection of civilians in armed conflict” is an important milestone of the UN’s...

Public Enemy Number One, The American Press

Stealing America's Freedoms Like a Thief in the Night....

GORDON DUFF: WAR IN AFGHANISTAN BEING LOST BY “KINGDOM CRUSADER”...

WIKI-LEAKS SHOWS "INFILTRATED" NEO-CON OFFICER CORPS FAILS THE TEST IN BATTLE By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor Too much Old Testament and too little Sun Tzu has...

GENERAL HAMID GUL, FORMER HEAD OF PAKISTAN’S ISI, JOINS VETERANS TODAY

VT is pleased to announce the appointment of Lt. General Hamid Gul, former head of Pakistan's ISI (Inter-Services Intelligence), to its Editorial Board of Directors, joining, among others, Jeff Gates, Dr. Alan Sabrosky, Col. Jim Hanke, Gordon Duff, Khalil Nouri and Col. Eugene Khrushchev.

IMRAN KHAN: DON’T BLAME PAKISTAN FOR THE FAILURE OF THE...

Don’t blame Pakistan for the failure of the war  By Imran Khan Before the West invaded Afghanistan my country had no suicide bombers, no jihad and...

Afghanistan: Paths To Peace

By Lieutenant General Hamid Gul History is about to take a monumental turn in the rugged, desolate hills and dales of Afghanistan where the world's sole...

Afghanistan: — Can General Petraeus turn the tide in Kandahar?

By Khalil Nouri STAFF WRITER / EDITOR The southern city of Kandahar, the last Afghan territory to be handed over by the British in 1830,...

JEROME STARKEY: $ 4.2 BILLION IN MYSTERIOUS CASH FLOWN OUT...

Afghanistan: $4.2 billion in mysterious cash flown out of Kabul since 2007 By Jerome Starkey for The Scotsman THE "blizzard of...

Brig. Asif Haroon Raja: India: Dominance of Hindu Taliban

 INDIA: Dominance of Hindu Taliban By  Brig Asif Haroon Raja for VT and Opinion Maker  A famous Indian proverb about its mean mentality, “ooper say raam...

GORDON DUFF: ISRAEL-SAUDI WAR PACT ON IRAN “HOGWASH”

LONDON TIMES STORY OUTLINING NUKE ATTACK ON IRAN CITED AS ISRAELI DECEPTION TO MANIPULATE U.S. STOCK MARKET By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor The London Times reported...

Gordon Duff: Pakistan’s Role In Afghanistan

THE KEY TO PAKISTAN'S SECURITY IS AFGHANISTAN THE KEY TO AFGHANISTAN'S SECURITY IS PAKISTAN By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor US policy in Afghanistan hasn't so much...

Col. Eugene Khrushchev: The Histrionics Of US Drug-Controlled Policy

By Colonel Eugene Khrushchev, STAFF WRITER/Editor From plight to blight The US has launched a surreptitious germ warfare against the hard-working drug-farmers – or so claimed...