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In 2010, the US discovered that Afghan soldiers were being starved to death in a US-funded military hospital in Afghanistan, and nothing was done.
This week it emerged that part of the reason why conditions at Dawood did not come to light earlier was the intervention of one senior US officer. Lieutenant General William Caldwell.... blocked an investigation into the hospital because he feared it might effect the 2010 US Congress elections.
This was the testimony offered by military officers to a Congress investigative committee on Tuesday. Colonel Mark Fassl told the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee that he was "shocked" when Caldwell told him in 2010, "How could we do this or make this request with an election coming? He calls me Bill." Fassl said he believed this was a reference to President Barack Obama.
One of the stories the WSJ told was of Afghan policeman Ali Noor Hazrat, who was admitted to the hospital late in 2010 after being injured in a Taliban rocket attack. He then starved to death in the hospital on December 27, while his brother desperately tried to sell off the family's land to pay the doctors to feed him.
Retired Air Force Colonel Schuyler Geller, who helped make the problems at the hospital public, was quoted in the WSJ saying that Afghan officials "will never see the light until they feel the heat. Only with withdrawal of mentors and money … will there ever be any accountability. In a situation where you tell the Afghans, 'We will not let you fail,' then we have lost all leverage."
The agreement, whose text was not released, represents an important moment when the United States begins the transition from being the predominant foreign force in Afghanistan to serving a more traditional role of supportive ally
Originally posted by Maluhia
And then aliens came along and cured everyone. Said they rode in on Niburu (sp). Everyone thought they were here to hurt, but they were here to help. So they took Obama away in a spaceship, crowned Ron Paul king.
Then they disabled HAARP, which they said was harmless, but was freaking people out. They tasered all the bad cops and now only the good ones are here. They rounded up the banksters on a spaceship headed for the sun - you will think it's a solar flare - it's not!