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  •  Thank you for bringing attention (5+ / 0-)

    to this topic although not much interest is shown here.

    Meanwhile, dark and murky as it is ... money is being made, the racket continues along with the misery it brings to those directly affected.

    Orwell - "Political language ... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable"

    by truong son traveler on Mon Oct 08, 2012 at 09:00:21 PM PDT

    •  Political language (1+ / 0-)
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      "Corrupt" is such an empty word. I've used it five times in this diary.

      But the word just fails to convey how deep the racket is. And how powerfully the corruption leads to the misery.

      There is a war of words. And corruption, in Afghanistan, partly means speaking our language.

      "The ANP works for the MoI, same as the ALP, so whatever the MoI law is, they will follow it,” said Khan.
      That's how you get to be provincial chief of police in Afghanistan. With a side of Karzai-family security scam.

      A Special Operations reporter is covering the conference. In the war of words, this particular operation was too fierce for regular army.  

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