Afghanistan > The lessons never learnt
  • Ramesh Shrestha

    The US government had deployed Blackwater mercenaries in many countries as part of military exercise with allies. It backfired in Georgia leading to conflict with Russia (the lessons never lernt). Sixty per cent of NATO’s 1 trillion $ defence budget comes from the US. With the current tension in Eastern Europe there will be no shortage of contracts for killing machines to promote democracy.

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