Daily Archives: June 13, 2010

Afghanistan: A better crop than opium poppies found – rocks

Once again, the US may be making yet another Middle Eastern country rich h/t Debra Via NYT; WASHINGTON — The United States has discovered nearly $1 trillion in untapped mineral deposits in Afghanistan, far beyond any previously known reserves and enough to fundamentally alter the Afghan economy and perhaps the Afghan war itself, according to […] Continue reading

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Self-Delusions of Statists

There is a provocative recent comment attributed to Harvard University and Nobel Laureate economist Amartya Sen in The Philosopher's Magazine (3rd Quarter 2010, p. 12 and taken from what he reported wrote in the New Statesman magazine). It … Continue reading

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Pakistan Is Taliban Puppet Master?

This is an astonishing revelation from our point of view. We have tended to analyze the war from the point of view of the Afghan Pashtuns – which is a lot better than the mainstream media does, anyway – but we were always aware of the large… Continue reading

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The Bernanke Defense – Fail!

It is so interesting to see the ways that people construct the various realities of modern day life – and their evolution. In our opinion, the London Times has gotten a lot more aggressive and honest in terms of covering the current economic cris… Continue reading

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