Abdul Kadir Mohmand was born in Kabul, Afghanistan. He currently resides at Kalamazoo, Michigan. He graduated from Kabul High School. On an UNESCO scholarship, Mr. Mohmand studied at Sofia University, Bulgaria from 1976 until 1978 when his studies were interrupted by the Communist seizure of power in Afghanistan. The new Afghan Communist government ordered the Bulgarian government to return him to Afghanistan because he was anti-communist. Mr. Mohmand requested political asylum. With the help of the United Nations and the U.S. Embassy, he arrived to Italy and then the United States in 1979.

Mr. Mohmand returned to his studies and earned his B.S. in 1983 from Western Michigan University. He found employment in various positions in the engineering business. For many years, he worked for BFI and was country operations manager for BFI Italia. Currently, Mr. Mohmand owns a shopping center and develops commercial properties.

During the 1980s, Mr. Mohmand was the Representative of the Afghan Mujahideen for North America. During the 1980s, Mr. Mohmand returned to Afghanistan to fight as a freedom fighter against the Soviets and Afghan communists. Through an arrangement with Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Mr. Mohmand would bring back wounded Afghan children and Mujahideen for medical treatment at Borgess and recuperation in his home in Kalamazoo. He formed and was president of a nonprofit, Aid for Afghanistan.

In the 1980s, Mr. Mohmand also worked with the Committee for a Free Afghanistan in Washington D.C to bring wounded Afghans to the United States for medical treatment.

For the past four decades Mr. Mohmand has dedicated his life to working to achieve true peace and stability in Afghanistan.

A few years ago, Mr. Mohmand organized educated Afghans intellectuals across the world who drafted a comprehensive plan for peace. Presently, he has united many different Afghan peace organizations under one umbrella. The goal of this network is to unite Afghans to bring true peace in and the independence of Afghanistan. This network wants to be the bridge between the Afghan freedom fighters and the silent Afghan majority, and the Western World in any peace negotiations.

Mr. Mohmand wants true peace and stability in Afghanistan. As a veteran of war, Mr. Mohmand hates war.


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America’s War Profiteering Friends in Afghanistan

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U.S. Congress
Washington D.C.
RE: Stop Funding War Profiteers and the Corrupt Afghan Government

Dear Honorable Congresspersons:

The U.S. Government’s has a failed foreign policy in Afghanistan. The perpetuation of this ugly war by the Pentagon and CIA has resulted in systemic and rampant corruption and tremendous suffering and loss of life, which has only benefited the war profiteers. The U.S. war in Afghanistan is the longest one in U.S. history. As history has shown, Afghanistan is the graveyard of superpowers. Now the United States is stuck in the graveyard of superpowers. This war can never be won. Only the war profiteers win. Congress needs to find a way to honorably remove the United States from this war. The Department of State’s four-way talks will not end this war.

The four-way talks regarding Afghanistan, which were started in January 2016, are just a way to coverup the corruption, where several trillion dollars of donor monies went to fund reconstruction in Afghanistan, and to continue the war. A good portion of these monies were misused, stolen and ended up in the personal bank accounts of the war profiteers. The participants of these four way talks are war profiteers, who want to keep the war going. They do not want peace in Afghanistan. Along with the war mongers in the Pentagon, these participants want the war in Afghanistan to continue so that they can continue to profit. The U.S. Government has SIGAR to investigate the corruption. However, the report by SIGAR is very interesting but it is just the tip of the iceberg. Really SIGAR’s effectiveness and impact on the corruption are very minuscule.

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Everyone knows about the Kabul Bank corruption, but the Afghanistan Ring Road project is an example of extensive corruption where war profiteers have absconded with the monies while not finishing the project. For example, the ECCI and METAG joint venture for a total of $477 million dollars, was contracted to complete the ring road from Qaisar to Laman in Northern Afghanistan. Yet this joint venture did not finish the job but these war profiteers received the money. Congress should ask the Department of State about the corruption tied to the Afghan Ring Road.

The U.S. Congress should cut the funds for reconstruction in Afghanistan until it can thoroughly investigate the corrupt profiteers and prosecute them. I believe an investigative team completely independent of and detached from the Pentagon, CIA, State Department, U.S. AID and the U.S. installed Afghan government needs to immediately be given authority to investigate this corruption. The U.S. government has a responsibility to stop the funds. If the funds stop, the war will stop because these war profiteers are not making any money.

In addition, it has been brought to my attention, that once again the communist war criminal, Rashid Dostum, the First Vice President of Afghanistan, is being sent to the Northern part of Afghanistan to kill the Afghan/Pashtun, the first people/native Afghans, who are the majority ethnic group in Afghanistan. As he has done in the past, Dostum is committing ethnic cleansing and genocide of the Afghan/Pashtun. Rashid Dostum is a documented war criminal. He was the subject of articles in the Time magazine and Newsweek. As reported in the Time on November 19, 2001, and in Newsweek, on November 5, 2001,Dostum and his group raped many Afghan women and children, “Dostum’s marauders chopped off breasts and tied the toes of women behind their heads.” Instead of prosecuting this criminal, my U.S. government ignores his war crimes, supports and keeps him on the payroll. The United States government needs to follow the rule of law and international law. Instead it is covering up these war crimes and helping him commit new war crimes against the Afghan/Pashtun like recently in Faryab Province. In addition, the Afghan majority has not forgotten about the war crimes committed by Dostum against the Pashtun in November 2001 at Dasht-e-Leili even though the United Nations and the United States has. When the UN asked the Afghans to surrender the Afghans did, and Dostum cowardly massacred them while he was partnering with the United States.

The United States through its installed- Afghan government is using the communist war criminal Dostum to do its dirty work, since the only threat and resistance to the war profiteers and the U.S. control of the Afghans’ Rare Earth Elements (REEs) and other natural resources comes from the Pashtun. Likewise, the U.S. installed Afghan government is appointing Hanif Atmar, a communist war criminal, as the National security adviser. Their war crimes are documented. Yet instead of being prosecuted in lawful tribunals, U.S tax dollars are used to fund these thugs. The United States is using these thugs to attack Afghans/Pashtun. Shame on my U.S. government.

For the United States to honorably end this ugly war the first step is to prosecute communist war criminals, who are present or former members of the Afghan governments during the past 16 years such as:

First Vice President Rashid Dostum
Afghan National Security Adviser Hanif Atmar
Governor of Balkh, Atta Mohammad Noor
Former Head of Afghan Intelligence, Amrullah Saleh and Present CIA Agent
Former Afghan Defense Minister Bismillah Mohammadi
Criminal War Lord, Abdul Rasul Sayyaf,
Criminal War Lord, Mohammad Mohaqiq.

Afghans have suffered enough these past four decades because of war, occupation and corruption. The Afghan children have suffered enough. Stop killing and terrorizing Afghans. Change the war strategy to a “sincere” negotiations strategy for peace. Pakistan cannot be involved in these negotiations because it is a known condition that the Afghan Freedom Fighters will not accept; the United States knows that the Afghan Freedom Fighters will not come to the table if Pakistan is involved. Therefore, I strongly believe that peace negotiations must be held without Pakistan’s involvement.

I hate war. I know the suffering that war causes. It is time to end the cycle of war and suffering. It is time for sincere peace talks. It is not the time for a framework established by the four-party committee through talks that will place the usual hurdles and unattainable preconditions to peace talks. The U.S. needs to change its war strategy to a peace strategy. The U.S needs to talk directly with the Afghan Freedom Fighters.

U.S. Congress needs to cut the funds for Afghanistan and end this war, which is filling the pockets of war profiteers and emptying the American coffers.

Sincerely,

Kadir A. Mohmand
Former Representative of the Afghan Freedom Fighters for North America during the 1980s
6147 Old Log Trail
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
(269) 353-7044

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2 Responses to "America’s War Profiteering Friends in Afghanistan"

  1. roger  February 25, 2016 at 6:32 pm

    Kadir: what´s the reason to not include Pakistan? How about negotiating with Taiwan without US saying a word or two on the matter. excluding Pakistan means including India which, by the way has been US invited to Afghanistan without Afghan people´s consent or consultation, from the American invading hosts.. Afghan pashtun have common roots with Pakistan´s, but in any case, not a single drop of blood common to Indians, which by the way, have persecuted Islamic people since India´s independence.
    It seems very obvious to anyone that, as you live and work in US, your articles regarding Pakistan come to special scrutiny from NSA, whatever intel, Etc and its content have to be approved so you may get your check, a true literary Blackwater mercenary.
    Dustan background was well known at the time Bush ordered Afghan invasion, and as a Northern Alliance boss was responsible for massacring Talibans with total impunity (by the way, he´s not even afghan, told to be from Turkish origin).
    You should direct your corruption accusations to the US Congress, the very responsible ones in delaying the total US retreat.

  2. Amelius  February 25, 2016 at 11:38 am

    “This war can never be won. Only the war profiteers win. ”

    Such is the case with all wars. Regardless of how far we go back in time, wars are waged by kings on behalf of the money lenders. The purpose is, and always has been, to impose dominance, usury, etc, on larger groups of people, increasing the profits of the few and subjecting the many to slavery. In every case, propaganda and lies are used to convince the masses that the war is a battle between good and evil. In most cases, history is recorded by the victors and in many cases, it’s the aggressors who are recorded as the good guys who fought righteously and defeated the forces of evil. When in reality, all wars are banker wars and conventional his-story is really just a vast concealment of national shame, which ensures humanity will not learn from the mistakes of the past and will continue to fall for the same BS, over and over again. In the end, death begets death and nobody wins. In my mind, progress can only be achieved through cooperation. Confrontation and competition breeds destruction and greed. I, like you, hate wars.

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