Ghani Hires DC Lobbyists

In Afghan election dispute, enter the DC lobbyists Link to Christian Science Monitor article Can 140-150K per month buy you a presidency in Afghanistan? That’s what two DC lobbyists are charging Ghani. It’s a smart move, if a little unethical at this point in time. But Ghani is overpaying. It should not cost more than …

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Afghan Election Breakdown

Key Abdullah ally warns of Afghan unrest if vote recount is ‘one-sided’ Link to Washington Post article Afghan Election Breakdown The present standoff in Afghanistan between Dr. Abdullah and his followers and Mr. Ghani and his followers mirrors an old divide which has plagued Afghanistan for decades and even has some American analysts in tension. …

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Modi Slams Pak Proxy War

Indian Premier Denounces Pakistan for ‘Proxy War’ Link to New York Times article It’s good to see that somebody is telling the Pakis that they are full of shit! We were expecting this from Modi. What happens next is the question. Will they attack again? It would be a good excuse to end the “campaign” …

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No Mention of Pakistan

Afghans to Alter the Government Link to New York Times article A New York Times version of events: The article is worded most carefully. But what it describes is the dream of many of the Tajik leadership which wants an inclusive Afghanistan that gets away from a system of “warlords”. This is a commendable and …

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Pure Political Theater

Remarks by Secretary of State John Kerry, Afghan Presidential Candidate Abdullah Abdullah, and Afghan Presidential Candidate Ashraf Ghani Kabul, Afghanistan July 12, 2014 Link to State Department transcript Pure Political Theater Brought to You by People Who Know How to Do It: The lies and hypocrisy of these words from Mr. Kerry and Mr. Ghani …

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Bad Deal For Afghans

Kerry Brokers a Deal to Audit All Afghan Votes Link to New York Times article Jezail would not have taken this deal. If this so called “audit” does not find in favor of Ghani, we will be most surprised. Kerry has been taking money to screw Afghans and help the Pak Army rulers since the …

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Pakistani State Not Viable

All the Kings Men Link to Centre for Land Warfare Studies article This is exactly what Jezail has been saying for some time. The viability of the Pakistani State is not looking good going into the future. The notion that the US can jump into Pakistan and somehow “stabilize” an untenable situation is as dumb …

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Kerry Pushes Afghanistan

Kerry Pushes for Solution to Afghanistan Election Crisis Link to New York Times article Kerry thinks he can blackmail Abdullah and Afghanistan to accept Ghani. He is sorely mistaken. He thinks he can arrange for a power sharing deal. He cannot. Dobbins has said that he is uncomfortable with Afghanistan’s “winner-take-all” approach to the election. …

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Kerry Warns Afghans

Photo: Riccardo De Luca/AP U.S. warns Afghans not to form ‘parallel government’ Link to Reuters article As Jezail has always maintained, the American government has never been on the side of the Afghan people. Americans themselves are not aware of this, nor are its soldiers. But Mr. Kerry is. Wouldn’t it be great if Afghans …

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Pakistan Fighting In Afghanistan

Photo: Khaama Press Iran’s Revolutionary Guard and Pakistan’s ISI behind Helmand clashes Link to Khaama Press article [Afghanistan] This comes as a complete surprise. It seems that diplomacy with Iran is no longer an option. Afghanistan’s intelligence chief, NDS (National Directorate of Security) Director Rahmatullah Nabil (successor to Amrullah Saleh) has revealed in Parliamant that …

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Election Fraud News Buried

Photos: Reuters, AP EU monitors urge Afghanistan to widen election fraud probe Link to Reuters article [UK] No one will even know about this because of all of the other headlines marching on to the front pages of every American media source. At exactly the same time as an electoral crisis is launched, and before …

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People SHOULD Know Better

Photo: Pulstudio Inc. ‘People Know Better’ Link to Newsweek Pakistan article Well, well. Robin Raphel steps out of the shadows. She claims that aid given to Pakistan is disguised to hide the fact that it is from the US (instead of being bribe money for the PPP as was discovered some time ago). She claims …

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Election Fraud No Accident

Photo: Wahid Kohsar/AFP Amid Claims of Fraud, Afghan Presidential Candidate Vows More Deadlock Link to New York Times article A comment made about the election fraud in Afghanistan from Lt Col X: “One more dent in the armor…another lost opportunity for establishing a minimum level of stability in Afghanistan as we depart.” My response: Sir, …

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Critical Moment in Afghanistan

From an Afghan friend: “Ashraf Ghani was central to the policies of the DDR (Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration) program in which most of the heavy weaponry in the country was bought by international money and destroyed. He was also central in the policy circles that determined the equipments and structure of the ANA. And he …

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US/Pakistan Secret Agreement

Photo: Pulstudio Inc./Jezail.org Friends and freedom fighters, I am now completely convinced that America has long had a secret agreement with Pakistan, not entirely different from the Sykes-Picot betrayal of the Arab revolt. I cannot prove this but there are too many indications of this. The agreement apparently endorses the expansionist vision that Zia openly …

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US Rep.: Taliban Not Terrorists

YouTube video from MSNBC posted by Jackie Speier [The section of video referenced begins at 4:22.] Congresswoman Jackie Speier from San Francisco, clearly a member of the Hillary hormonal support group, now claims that the Taliban are not terrorists and are actually Afghan leadership. It is a stab in the back for the government of …

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Officials Attempt History Rewrite

CNN Presents: Terror Nation? U.S. Creation? Link to افغانستان Facebook video clip [Afghanistan] This is an old program on CIA support for Gulbuddin Hekmatyar. Look who’s talking! All the old faces who made their living pushing the Pakistani line. For this broadcast, they play that down or spin it. Gates tries to make all the Afghan …

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Military Sales in Afghanistan

Obama to leave 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan Link to Washington Post article OK, from the front page of the Washington Post, May 28, 2014, the headline reads “9,800 US troops to remain after war”. In addition to the usual copy one might expect from the Post, there is an interesting quote: “Beginning in 2016, …

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Incomplete Withdrawal

Photo: Carolyn Kaster/AP U.S. Troops to Leave Afghanistan by End of 2016 Link to New York Times article The NYT quotes many of the usual talking heads and “former” government officials. Not one of them says a single word about our relationship with Pakistan. Not one of them says what is manifestly obvious. We’ve been …

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Pakistani Playbook Unchanged

Photo: Naseer Ahmed/Reuters As Obama Draws Down, Al Qaeda Grows in Afghanistan Link to The Daily Beast article Al Qaeda is there because Pakistan wants them to be there. The vision and the methods are the same as always. COIN is indeed not the way to deal with this because it is not an insurgency. …

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No Such Thing As a Pakistani State

Photo: Laura Rozen/Politico “It’s not intolerance. I’d call it the age of glorification of ignorance” Link to The News On Sunday article [Pakistan] There is lot to this interview. But Jezail focuses on one comment. “We have not been able to define the Pakistani state.” Not surprising. That’s because there is no such thing as …

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US False Flag in Syria

Photo: Reuters US flies false flag for Syrian rebels Link to Asia Times article This is a useful article for Balochis to read even though it is about Syria. What it illustrates is just how complicated support for a freedom and liberation movement is. These movements are used as bargaining chips and leverage points. American …

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Baloch Protest at State Dept.

Photo: Baloch Diaspora Forum/Facebook A number of Baloch resistance people have indicated that they want the US to help them and are hoping that the CIA comes to support them. Andy and I have seen this play out over and over as the CIA acts like it’s helping and ends up screwing the resistance they …

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Hillary Clinton on the Taliban

Hillary Clinton speaks out about US links with Taliban This is a truly remarkable version of history from Mrs. Clinton. There is so much distortion here that you might forget that the Soviet Empire was stopped in Afghanistan and sent packing, costing the US a fraction of what we now spend in a single year …

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