A Bigger Problem Than the Taliban?

Afghanistan’s US-Backed Child-Raping Police

By GARETH PORTER

Courtesy: CounterPunch

The strategy of the major U.S. and British military offensive in Afghanistan’s Helmand province aimed at wresting it from the Taliban is based on bringing back Afghan army and police to maintain permanent control of the population, so the foreign forces can move on to another insurgent stronghold.

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Movers and Shakers

Active minds and active bodies never grow old- Lee Salk

Some people are movers: they simply love to be active. Some people are shakers: they sake their hands as they sit and watch the movers. Regular and appropriate activity reduces insulin resistance in the body. These changes can help lower high blood pressure, improve your total fat levels, elevate HDL ( good cholesterol) and lower LDL (bad cholesterol), reduce risk for onset diabetes and decrease your weight and risk for heart disease. In all likelihood an active lifestyle will have synergistic effect.