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30 Jul, 2014 05:53

US loses 40% of guns in Afghanistan, decriminalizing piracy & why weed isn’t legal

Abby Martin on a recent report by the US Inspector General for Afghanistan, highlighting how the Pentagon has lost track of more than 40 percent of guns delivered to Afghan security forces. A recent UK agreement that reduces the likelihood of individuals being sued by entertainment companies for file sharing. RT’s Sam Sacks discusses the shift in state policy on marijuana use, citing a report by journalist Lee Fang that outlines why marijuana is such a threat to the bottom line of American pharmaceutical companies. Abby then breaks through the propaganda rhetoric of ‘Human Shields’, calling out instances such as the second Iraq War and the current conflict in Gaza. Finally, BTS’s Manuel Rapalo remarks on the 100th anniversary of the start of WWI and a few of the most outrageous pretexts for war in modern history.

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