|Another Great Clinton Foreign Policy Success|
|by Doug Bandow||Fri, Dec 17, 2010, 06:23 AM|
It was never easy to understand why the
However, the prospect of getting involved in a conflict with no conceivable relationship to
Great work, both the Clinton and Bush administrations.
It has long been known that
Kosovo's prime minister is the head of a "mafia-like" Albanian group responsible for smuggling weapons, drugs and human organs through eastern Europe, according to a Council of Europe inquiry report on organized crime.
Hashim Thaçi is identified as the boss of a network that began operating criminal rackets in the runup to the 1999 Kosovo war, and has held powerful sway over the country's government since.
The report of the two-year inquiry, which cites FBI and other intelligence sources, has been obtained by the Guardian. It names Thaçi as having over the last decade exerted "violent control" over the heroin trade. Figures from Thaçi's inner circle are also accused of taking captives across the border into
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written by Steve Heath , December 17, 2010
Apparently a lot of the claims of atrocities and genocide by the Serbians was just a lot of typical war proaganda.
We've done a pretty good job promoting the heroin trade in Afghanistan also. Seems the socialist taliban government had all but destroyed entrepreneurialship and free enterprise in the drug tafficing business, but we have once again restored free market capitalism (and enormous profitability) to Afghanistan's drug industry.
Say what you want about the evils of drug use in America - but it's a multi-billion dollar industry that creates millions of jobs in law enforcement, the prison, health care and psychological counseling industries.
I dare say that if illegal drug use were to end in America tommorrow, millions of Americans would lose their jobs, and this country would be thrown into a depression.
So if you are a patriotic America, don't just go out and max your credit cards shopping to stimulate the economy - pay a visit to your neighborhood pusher and buy drugs.
With all their genius, I'm surprised Geithner and Bernanke have not promoted this idea in their economic stimulus plans.
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