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Aug 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: The Obama administration violated federal law when it released five senior Taliban leaders from prison without notifying Congress, as is legally mandated, according to an investigation by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). The GAO concluded in a report issued Thursday that the Obama administration failed to provide proper notification of the Taliban ...

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Aug 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Aug 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Hill: Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s former platoon mates are shopping proposals for a book and movie that are sharply critical of the one-time Afghan prisoner of war, Yahoo News reports. One book proposal depicts Bergdahl as a "premeditated" deserter who "put all of our lives in danger." The account also questions whether he ...

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Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Aug 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Aug. 7: An Army carry team transfers the remains of Army Maj. Gen. Harold Greene at Dover Air Force Base, Del.AP DOVER, Del. – The body of a two-star general killed in an Afghan "insider attack" has arrived at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. A C-17 cargo plane carrying the body of Harold Greene landed ...

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Aug 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Aug 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: A man in an Afghan Army uniform opened fire Tuesday at a military base, killing a U.S. general and wounding 15 people, among them a German brigadier general and a number of Americans troops. U.S. officials identified the murdered American late Tuesday as Maj. Gen. Harold Greene. Greene was the highest-ranked American ...

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Aug 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Aug 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: In a pointed assessment, an Army colonel advising the National Security Council says one of the Taliban prisoners released in the Obama administration’s deal to free Army Sgt. Bowe Berghdal is a “psychopath” who poses a “danger to fellow Afghans.” Army Col. Mark Mitchell, director for counterterrorism at the National Security Council, ...

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Aug 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from the New York Times: A United States Army major general was killed on Tuesday by an Afghan soldier, shot at close range at a military training academy on the outskirts of Kabul, officials of the American-led coalition said Tuesday. The officer was the highest-ranking member of the American military to die in ...

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Aug 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Aug 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

WASHINGTON – The Army says it will soon notify 550 majors that they must leave the service by next spring as part of a budget-driven downsizing of the service. Some of those soldiers will get the bad news while they are on the front lines in Afghanistan. Gen. John Campbell says notifying troops on the warfront ...

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Jul 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

(Reuters) - Freed U.S. prisoner-of-war Bowe Bergdahl is expected to submit to questioning next week by the U.S. Army general probing the circumstances that led to the his 2009 capture by the Taliban, Bergdahl's attorney said on Tuesday. Bergdahl, an Army sergeant, was introduced to the investigating officer, Major General Kenneth R. Dahl, and is expected ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: The Pentagon has been unable to locate more than 40 percent of the firearms it has provided to Afghan security forces at a cost of $626 million, according to a report by a government oversight agency due to be made public Monday. The report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Jul 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Navy corpsman Farid Pezeshkian at the memorial in Hawaii to three Marines killed in a 2012 "insider" attack in Afghanistan. (Lance Cpl. Nathan Knape / Marine Corps) Excerpted from The Chicago Tribune: An Afghan convicted of gunning down three Marines, two from California, at a joint U.S.-Afghan base has been sentenced to prison for seven ...

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Jul 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Jul 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from NY TIMES: It was bad enough that the alleged rape took place in the sanctity of a mosque and that the accused man was a mullah who invoked the familiar defence that it had been consensual sex. But the victim was only 10 years old. And there was more: The authorities said her family ...

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Jul 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WFB: President Obama awarded former Army Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts the Medal of Honor Monday, making Pitts the ninth living solider to receive the nation’s highest military award for valor in Iraq and Afghanistan. Pitts is the lone survivor of one of the most deadly fights in the Afghan war, the 2008 Battle of ...

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Jul 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

A sergeant with a U.S. elite special forces unit is pictured with "Rommel," one of the two dogs he rescued in Afghanistan. The sergeant, whose name is being withheld for security reasons, will be reunited with the dogs in North Carolina on July 23.Guardians of Rescue Excerpted from FOX NEWS: When a group of Afghan men ...

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Jul 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

July 15, 2014: Afghan doctors assist civilians who were wounded when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-packed vehicle near a crowded market and a mosque, in the main hospital in Sharan, capital of Paktika province, Afghanistan.AP Excerpted from FOX NEWS: An Afghan government official says that at least 89 people were killed and more than 40 ...

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Jul 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

KABUL, Afghanistan — Secretary of State John Kerry was hailed as a hero in Afghanistan on Monday after he helped end a paralyzing presidential election impasse that had raised fears the country would once again tip into civil war. "John Kerry is the greatest American and the best friend of Afghanistan. He helped prevent this country ...

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Jul 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from NY POST: In a stunning display of callousness, the Defense Department has announced that thousands of soldiers — many serving as commanding officers in Afghanistan — will be notified in the coming weeks that their service to the country is no longer needed. Last week, more than 1,100 Army captains — the men and ...

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Jul 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from BARE NAKED ISLAM: The tankers were reportedly transporting fuel for Nato forces and were parked at the time of the attack. Taliban insurgents fighting a 13-year-war against US-led forces in Afghanistan often attack western supply convoys and claimed responsibility for the late Friday night attack.

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Jul 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: The Middle East Research Institute (MEMRI) has identified a photo tweeted out by the Taliban that shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl posing with a senior member of the Haqqani network in Afghanistan. MEMRI, a think tank, said the Twitter account @khorasan3, which is associated with the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, showed an undated ...

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