- Permanent US Afghanistan Occupation (Activist Post, Nov 22, 2013):
Washington didn’t attack, invade and occupy Afghanistan to leave. Permanent occupation is planned.
NBC News headlined “Endless Afghanistan? US-Afghan agreement would keep troops in place and funds flowing, perhaps indefinitely,” saying:
While many Americans have been led to believe the war in Afghanistan will soon be over, a draft of a key US-Afghan security deal obtained by NBC News shows the United States is prepared to maintain military outposts in Afghanistan for many years to come, and pay to support hundreds of thousands of Afghan security forces.
The agreement reflects an open-ended military commitment. It involves “thousands of American troops (and) billions of US taxpayer dollars.
Draft “Security and Defense Cooperation Agreement Between the United States of America and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan” provisions state in part: Continue reading »