Home  »  Afghanistan (Page 10)


Jul 12, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Continue Reading


Jul 3, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Trust me ........said the spider to the fly. Excerpted from REUTERS KABUL - Just 16 years ago, Abdul Rahman Hotak helped prop one of the world's most austere regimes for women as a newspaper editor and bureaucrat for the Taliban. Now, as a one of Afghanistan's top human rights protectors, he says he has turned ...

Continue Reading


Jun 28, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from FREE BEACON The U.S. government is about to spend more than $771 million on military aircraft that the Afghan people “lack the capacity to operate,” according to the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR). The Department of Defense says that it is moving forward with the purchase despite SIGAR’S warning that the planes ...

Continue Reading


Jun 28, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Defcon Hill: A government watchdog said Friday that the Pentagon’s controversial $554 million contract to purchase Russian helicopters for the Afghan military could be a waste of money because the Afghans aren’t capable of operating and maintaining the fleet. The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) recommended that the Pentagon suspend the contract ...

Continue Reading


Jun 25, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from AP As of Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at least 2,109 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count. The AP count is two less than the Defense Department's tally, last updated Tuesday at 10 a.m. EDT. At ...

Continue Reading


Jun 25, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Associated Press: Suicide attackers blew up a car bomb and battled security forces outside Afghanistan's presidential palace Tuesday, killing three security guards and injuring another, in what the Taliban says was an assault directed at the palace, a CIA base and the Afghanistan Ministry of Defense. The attack happened as reporters were gathering for a news ...

Continue Reading


Jun 21, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from FREE BEACON Afghan contractors working on U.S.-funded reconstruction projects in the war-torn country have threatened to “blow up a compound of U.S. contractors and government agencies” over their failure to pay some $69 million in fees, according to the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR). At least 52 American contractors have failed to pay ...

Continue Reading


Jun 20, 2013 Comments Off Darby Crash

Continue Reading


Jun 20, 2013 Comments Off iResist

Excerpted from FOX News: The Afghan Taliban say they are ready to hand over a U.S. soldier held captive since 2009 in exchange for five of their senior operatives being held at the Guantanamo Bay prison. The offer follows this week's official opening of a Taliban political office in Doha, Qatar, where U.S. and Taliban representatives are ...

Continue Reading


Jun 19, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Obama knows there can be no real peace deal with the Taliban as they intend to break it as soon as most U.S. troops are gone. Obama intends to reach a worthless deal with them so he will have an excuse to pull out our troops, ie, surrender the war. Excerpted from The Hill: President ...

Continue Reading


Jun 18, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from CNN - Four Americans were killed during a rocket attack at Bagram Air Base, outside of Kabul, a Pentagon official said Tuesday on the condition of anonymity. The U.S.-led International Security Assistance Force confirmed that four NATO coalition service members had been killed in an attack but did not disclose the nationality of the casualties ...

Continue Reading


Jun 18, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from THE GUARDIAN The US will begin direct peace talks with Taliban leaders over the future of Afghanistan within days, it was revealed on Tuesday, after Washington agreed to drop a series of preconditions that have previously held back negotiations. In a major milestone in the 12-year-old war, political representatives of Mullah Omar will shortly ...

Continue Reading


Jun 13, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES Afghanistan's parliament has rejected a measure that would have barred men from marrying girls younger than 16, saying the proposal ran counter to Islamic ideology. The measure also would have banned “baad, [the] traditional practice of buying or selling women to settle disputes,” and outlawed criminal charges being imposed on rape victims, Breitbart ...

Continue Reading


Jun 10, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Koran 8:12 I will cast terror into the hearts of disbelievers Therefore strike off their heads and strike off every fingertip . Excerpted from CNS NEWS – Afghan President Hamid Karzai is asking whether an increase in radicalism across an Islamic world “in turmoil” is the result of the U.S.-led campaign against terror. In a speech on ...

Continue Reading


Jun 10, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

And just think some of that ammo has killed our Soldiers in all these "insider attacks" Excerpted from FREE BEACON The U.S. government has given the embattled Afghan National Army (ANA) more than $1 billion in taxpayer-funded ammunition, according to the Special Investigator for Afghanistan Reconstruction’s (SIGAR) latest oversight report. This is in addition to $288 million that ...

Continue Reading


Jun 10, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from JIHAD WATCH The Afghan War is coming to an end." -- Barack Obama, May 23, 2013 "Afghanistan: Gun and rocket attack near Kabul airport," from the BBC, June 9: Militants armed with heavy machine guns and rocket propelled grenades have launched an attack near the airport in the Afghan capital Kabul. ...

Continue Reading


Jun 8, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from FOX NEWS The international military coalition in Afghanistan says a man in an Afghan army uniform turned his weapon on his international trainers in the country's east, killing three of them. A coalition statement released few other details about Saturday's insider attack, the latest in which infiltrators or disgruntled Afghan police or soldiers have killed ...

Continue Reading


Jun 4, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from EXPRESS MILLIONS of pounds have been ­earmarked to pay Taliban fighters to lay down their weapons in the run-up to the withdrawal of British troops from Afghanistan. Senior British officers are leading the £6.6million ISAF project that offers insurgents immunity from prosecution and £100 to “leave the battlefield” for a period of 12 months. The aim, ...

Continue Reading


Jun 1, 2013 Comments Off Infidel

Excerpted from Defcon Hill: President Obama is waiting to say how large of a military presence the U.S. will keep in Afghanistan after 2014 despite increasing calls from both supporters and critics for a firm decision. Obama has pledged that the United States will withdraw half of the 66,000 troops still deployed in Afghanistan by early ...

Continue Reading


May 31, 2013 Comments Off Jack Flash

Excerpted from NBC News: Marines at Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan will lose a key daily meal starting Saturday, causing some to forgo a hot breakfast and others to work six-plus hours without refueling on cooked food, according to Marines at the base and Marine Corps officials. The midnight ration service — known there as “midrats" — ...

Continue Reading


May 30, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from FREEDOM OUTPOST Remember when Barack Obama was caught on a hot mic telling Russian President Dmitri Medvedyev to let incoming Russian President Vladimir Putin know that after his re-election he would have more “flexibility”? If you don’t remember, check it out here. If you do, well now we are seeing a bit of that ...

Continue Reading


May 29, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from THE HILL Arab and Chechen fighters are flowing into a restive province in southern Afghanistan, as American and Afghan forces make their final push to flush Taliban forces from the area. Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF), backed by U.S. military units, expect to clear Sangin province in southern Afghanistan cleared of all Taliban fighters ...

Continue Reading


May 23, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Qur'an (38:44) - "And take in your hand a green branch and beat her with it, and do not break your oath..." Excerpted from ASIA NEWS.IT - More than 200 male students protested in Kabul yesterday against women's rights, calling for the repeal of a presidential decree on the 'Elimination of Violence Against Women', which they say ...

Continue Reading


May 21, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from FREE BEACON Taliban insurgents recently vowed to carry out new “infiltration” attacks aimed at killing and demoralizing U.S., allied, and Afghan military forces as part of the spring military offensive, according to U.S. officials. The expected increase in what the Pentagon calls “insider” attacks by Taliban sympathizers or infiltrators followed an April 27 statement by ...

Continue Reading


May 21, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Continue Reading
Page 10 of 68« First...9101112...20...Last »