The Real Goal of the Afghanistan War–Julian Assange in 2011

“The goal is to use Afghanistan to wash money out of the tax bases of the US and Europe through Afghanistan and back into the hands of a transnational security elite. The goal is an endless war, not a successful war”

Was Afghanistan the mechanism for moving $21 trillion in missing money (unsupported accounting adjustments) through/out of federal government? And now that Standard 56 is in place, the Afghanistan occupation/war is no longer needed?

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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.

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