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Apr 14

UK government tries to stop soldier revealing the jaw-dropping truth of the Afghanistan war - Stop the War Coalition

In Helmand, it meant that the British were often manipulated by local warlords and politicians, to the point when they did not actually know who they were fighting against and on whose behalf. In some cases, British troops took part in opium eradication programs only to find that they had been steered by opium growers connected to the Afghan police towards the destruction of crops owned by their rivals.

via UK government tries to stop soldier revealing the jaw-dropping truth of the Afghanistan war - Stop the War Coalition.