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Taliban (CIA) trying to turn US troops into heroin addicts
10-21-2009, 10:03 AM,
Taliban (CIA) trying to turn US troops into heroin addicts
Quote:MSNBC Report: Taliban trying to turn US troops into heroin addicts

By David Edwards and Daniel Tencer
Tuesday, October 20th, 2009 -- 12:40 pm

Insurgents in Afghanistan are using heroin as a tactical weapon against US forces, hoping to emulate the drug problems that plagued US troops in Vietnam and Soviet troops in Afghanistan in the 1980s, says a new investigative report.

In a report at the Daily Beast, author Gerald Posner cites "an internal US intelligence report" that "concluded [insurgents] are targeting American troops in an effort to undermine their effectiveness, while raising cash to pay for new recruits and weaponry."

The report brings up inevitable comparisons to the Vietnam War of the 1960s and 1970s and the Soviet war in Afghanistan that ended two decades ago. It also raises the possibility that the conflict in Afghanistan will spill over into the streets of America as returning troops bring their addictions home with them.

Posner told MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan on Tuesday that drug addiction played a major role in the military failure of those two wars.

"In Vietnam we ended up with a nearly 20 percent addiction rate to China White," Posner said. (A 1971 report on drug addiction among US soldiers in Vietnam pegged the number closer to 15 percent.)

"Soviet soldiers came back from Afghanistan with addictions," Posner continued, noting that Russia is now the world's largest per-capita user of heroin "as a result of those returning Soviet fighters."

Posner said the Army and the Veterans Administration are "preparing in their hospitals for what might be a deluge" of addicted soldiers coming home from Afghanistan.

"Today's Taliban are yesterday's mujaheddin, who fought the Soviets," Posner said on MSNBC's Morning Meeting. "They understand that this is an additional weapon."

The Daily Beast article states:

"This heroin bomb then does collateral damage back home. The returning soldiers brought home a heroin problem to Russian cities that grew exponentially during the past two decades. This past March, Russia’s anti-narcotics bureau announced that the country had become the planet’s “No. 1 heroin consumer.”

Today’s Taliban-fighting Americans were yesterday’s mujahideen-fighting Soviets. They saw how heroin helped disable a foreign fighting force more than 20 years ago. And that lesson isn’t lost on them.

Former CIA special agent Jack Rice, who also appeared on MSNBC with Posner, said the fact that insurgents are taking military salaries from soldiers and using that money to fight the United States clearly illustrates the dilemma President Barack Obama faces as he mulls granting a request from top soldiers in Afghanistan to add ground troops to the US mission there.

"Think of this as your biggest problem: We have the Taliban, which are very good administrators -- they're just drug dealers -- on one side, versus the Afghan government, which are horrible administrators, and in many ways also drug dealers," Rice said. "That's where President Obama is right now, dead center of that point."

Rice described the situation as a "disaster."

Posner also said on Morning Meeting that insurgents have developed the ability to produce smokeable heroin in their labs, making it easier for the drug to spread through society.

Ratigan noted that 90 percent of the world's heroin is produced in Afghanistan.

US Soldiers are guarding the poppy fields, you think this wasn't planned for them to sneak a taste and have insider 'peers' deal to them. Blame it on the Taliban why not? This is a CIA / NWO / US Gov't ploy to prolong the war with tactics and explain away endless funding to the other side. The lives of true American patriots who have been shipped off overseas are being destroyed.

Meanwhile, on the continental US, the government / oligarchy is hiring a huge private and foreign military and conscripting national guard, reserves and police (with their own tax dollars) to repress the US population during the coming the bubbling civil unrest due to bank fraud bailout backlash, economic depression, potential for forced vaccination, a crashing dollar, internet legislation (the clever Net Neutrality trojan horse), violation of constitutional freedoms and loss of national sovereignty though globalization via the coming food laws (codex alimentarius) and the transfer of the nations wealth to the world communist regime (through climate debt at the Climate Conference in Copenhagen December 6 - 18 2009).
There are no others, there is only us.
10-21-2009, 03:17 PM,
Taliban (CIA) trying to turn US troops into heroin addicts
andare the Russians about to go back in as well? :rolleyes: It is very sad.
01-21-2010, 07:47 PM,
RE: Taliban (CIA) trying to turn US troops into heroin addicts
It's not just the allied troops that are getting hooked. The video states another 4,000 training officers have been deployed to babysit the delinquent Afghan 'soldiers'. Plenty more vids like this on YouTube.

The Hashish Army- Afghanistan. Is this what we are fighting for?????
There are no others, there is only us.

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