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"Cóomo los Estados Unidos financiaron a los Talibanes" …

"Cóomo los Estados Unidos financiaron a los Talibanes"
Por Aram Roston

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  • 1. How The US Funds The Taliban
  • 2. US MILITARY LOGISTICS
    • private trucking companies handle logistics and trucking for the US military
    • The contractors pay hundreds of millions of dollars in “protection” money for “safe passage,” to the Taliban and to warlord.
    • Payments are made by security companies. Better to pay then fight.
  • 3.
    • The US military knew
    • The US military estimates in secret that that 10 to 30% of logistics contracts were going to “protection” or “extortion” to warlords and the Taliban
  • 4. “HOST NATION TRUCKING” CONTRACT
    • HANDLES ALL LOGISTICS
    • $2.2 BILLION FOR TRANSPORTATION AND SECURITY.
    • 6 to 8 companies split all that work.
    • -Companies are paid $300-360 million for trucking
    • -10% -30% goes to Taliban through security companies.
  • 5. Ahmad Rateb Popal- Interpreter for Taliban in 2001 US prison 1987-1997
  • 6. Ahmad Rateb Popal Chairman- WATAN GROUP
  • 7. Watan Risk- Security company
    • The most important security firm in Afghanistan
    • Escorts all logistics transport from Kabul to Kandahar
    • The only way to keep safe
    • Hires a brutal warlord
  • 8. Each logistics route has its own warlord.
    • The key warlord from Kabul through Kandahar.
    • Commander Ruhullah..
    • Works for WATAN
  • 9. The Proof- from anecdotes to a story.
    • “ Freedom of Information” laws about US contract-
    • court records
    • Afghans ALL knew this-
    • American businessmen
    • American contractors in secret wanted the story out. One businessman went on the record
    • Military confirmed they knew about it.
  • 10. OTHER CONTRACTORS
    • MILT BEARDEN- FORMER CIA OFFICER WHO OVERSAW FIGHT AGAINST THE SOVIETS
    • HAMED WARDAK- SON OF AFGHANISTAN DEFENSE MINISTER
  • 11.
    • 10% to 30% goes to insurgents/Taliban/warlords for protection
    • = $220 million to $660 million to insurgents/T
  • 12. IMPACT
    • congressional investigation
    • Ongoing criminal investigation
    • Commander Ruhullah claims he is retiring.

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