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 Afghans Fear Return of the Warlords as Anti-Taliban Militias Clash  :      Information Clearing House: ICH

 Afghans Fear Return of the Warlords as Anti-Taliban Militias Clash  :      Information Clearing House: ICH: "One ISCI commander, Haji Mir Afzal, said she could do whatever she wanted because of her exceptionally unusual history as a resistance commander during the jihad against the Soviet Union in the 1980s.

'We don't even think of her as a woman when she comes to these meetings,' he said.

When the Guardian asked how many fighters she had under her command, she raised a bemused eyebrow. 'These are all my fighters,' she said, waving at the tent full of men who collectively control one of the biggest militias to be set up with US cash in Afghanistan.

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Torture,
Murder and Donald Trump

By Patrick
Martin



February
11, 2016 "Information
Clearing House
"
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"WSWS"

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