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Afghans scavenge US leftovers in empire’s junkyard

Squatting in the dust by the main road to Afghanistan’s biggest air base, Mir Salam sifts through a pile of broken electronics in front of him, salvaged from departing US troops. All around are heaps of junk and scrapped equipment – ranging from telephones and thermos flasks to computer keyboards and printer cartridges. “This is […]

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