Seven Months In, Avril Haines Shows No Appetite for Investigating CIA War Crimes

Posted on AllSides August 26th, 2021
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THE MILITARY AND political leaders behind the U.S. war in Afghanistan are now lamenting its catastrophic conclusion, amid scenes of panic in the capital, Kabul, presently under Taliban control. So far, however, they have been silent about the mistakes and atrocities that brought the war to this conclusion. One terrible example is crying out for an official response: documented evidence of CIA-run death squads that carried out heinous massacres of Afghan civilians during the war.

The Afghan security forces created by the United States became notorious for their corruption and brutality throughout the...

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