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STUDY: HEROIN PRODUCTION HITS RECORD LEVELS IN AFGHANISTAN

America’s war on drugs is failing in Afghanistan, with opium production at record levels, despite spending $7.5 billion to tackle the problem. Over 200 thousand hectares is used to grow opium, an increase of 36 percent, according to a US report. The report, which was commissioned by SIGAR, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction makes…

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An Iowa City with a Population of 7,000 Will Receive Armored Military Vehicle

  I’ve covered the militarization of the domestic police force on several occasions on this website. For those of you who need a refresher, I suggest reading the following: There are Over 50,000 SWAT Team Raids Annually in America Retired Marine Colonel to New Hampshire City Council: “We’re Building a Domestic Army” Video of the…

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March Was First Month Without U.S. Fatalities in Iraq or Afghanistan In 11 Years

  There were no American troop casualties in Afghanistan or Iraq in March, for the first time since February 2003, ending 133 straight months when at least one U.S. service member was killed. U.S. deaths in Iraq peaked in November 2004, and in Afghanistan in August 2011 For the first month since February, 2003, no…

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Video: ReThink911 Toronto Subway Ads Launched

Today the ReThink911 campaign launched its newest wave of ads in the Toronto subway system. For the next two weeks, 1.2 million Toronto residents will see the video of Building 7’s collapse and be directed to ReThink911.org to learn more. According to Pattison Outdoor, daily subway riders will see the ad an average of five…

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Government Agency: If 9 Substations Are Destroyed, The Power Grid Could Be Down For 18 Months

What would you do if the Internet or the power grid went down for over a year? Our key infrastructure, including the Internet and the power grid, is far more vulnerable than most people would dare to imagine. These days, most people simply take for granted that the lights will always be on and that…

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