Wednesday, May 19, 2010

US military’s private spy and murder ring continues to operate in Afghanistan, Pakistan

David Walsh, wsws.org, May 18, 2010

The New York Times reported May 15 that the US military was continuing “to rely on a secret network” of spies and paramilitary assassins in Afghanistan and Pakistan, two months after the newspaper first brought the unit to public attention.

At the time, in March 2010, the network, under the supervision of Michael Furlong, a longtime Pentagon dirty tricks operator, was routinely described by the media and military US officials as “off-the-books” or “unauthorized.” Much ado was made about a Defense Department criminal investigation into Furlong’s activities and the millions of dollars spent on the program he allegedly directed.

Continues >>

Tags: , , , ,

Post a Comment