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Multiple US Gov’t ShutDowns Didn’t Deter Highest Ever Budget for Pentagon

The United States, Inc. just survived two shutdowns in two months yet this did not deter the approval of a $716 billion military budget for the year 2018-2019, the highest military budget ever, and still is among the G7 countries’ military spending combined.
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New US’ Afghanistan Strategy ‘Puts Trump in a Silly Position’, Here’s Why

Trump said on Tuesday that the consequences of rapid withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan are “unacceptable,” as it will create a “vacuum” that will be filled by Daesh and al-Qaeda terrorist groups, adding that the number of US troops involved in operations in the country wouldn’t be released. Continue reading New US’ Afghanistan Strategy ‘Puts Trump in a Silly Position’, Here’s Why

‘Afghan surge guarantees CIA black-ops budget boost’ — RT Op-Edge

The CIA is also overjoyed because its black-ops budget – which is tied to the exponential growth of opium production in Afghanistan – is now secured possibly for another 20-50 years, claims Mike Raddie, co-editor of online site BSNews. Continue reading ‘Afghan surge guarantees CIA black-ops budget boost’ — RT Op-Edge