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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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May 21, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

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May 20, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

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May 19, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

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May 19, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

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May 18, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

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May 18, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from Mustafa Kazemi ADVISORY – This article includes information that may be undesirable, discomfort & upset some audiences. The 8-years-old girl whose story you’ll read in coming lines did not make it to the 2nd night of her wedding nor did she make it to her 9th or 10th birthday. Her name unknown, my source telephoned ...

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May 12, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

H/T GATEWAY PUNDIT Lee Branson was at the St. Louis airport today to greet her son Lt. Richard Branson home from Afghanistan. Twelve heroes returned home with Lt. Branson. I just happened to capture the moment. These heroes just served nine months for their country. Thank you all for your service!

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May 12, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from FREE BEACON Two stories of nondescript red brick stand behind four oak trees and one sapling. The lawn is immaculate. An empty playground stands at the southeast corner. If you walked by the corner of Patrick Avenue and Louisiana Avenue, you’d take it for a public school. But you’d be mistaken. Military bases are ...

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May 8, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from POLITICO The watchdog who tracks the billions of taxpayer dollars spent to rebuild Afghanistan says government officials have tried to silence him because they think he's embarrassing the White House and Afghan President Hamid Karzai by pointing out the waste and fraud. John Sopko, the special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction, used a speech ...

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May 5, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from NY TIMES KABUL, Afghanistan — The C.I.A.’s station chief here met with President Hamid Karzai on Saturday, and the Afghan leader said he had been assured that the agency would continue dropping off stacks of cash at his office despite a storm of criticism that has erupted since the payments were disclosed. The ...

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May 4, 2013 Comments Off Pat Dollard

AFP - An Afghan soldier shot dead two soldiers serving with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force on Saturday, officials said, in the latest "insider attack" to target the coalition. "Two International Security Assistance Force service members were killed when an Afghan National Army soldier turned his weapon against ISAF service members in western Afghanistan today," ...

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May 4, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Hill: Iraqis and Afghans who risk their lives to help American troops would be eligible for special visas to the United States under the Gang of Eight’s immigration reform bill. The Senate bill would extend programs that provide special immigrant visas for people in Iraq and Afghanistan who serve as translators and guides, ...

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May 4, 2013 Comments Off Infidel

Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) — A bomb blast killed five U.S. service members in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, U.S. and NATO officials said. It was a roadside explosion in the Maiwand district of Kandahar province that killed them, said Javid Faisal, spokesman for the provincial governor. ...

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May 2, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from THE HILL The top Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee is demanding an explanation for the CIA's decade-long effort to funnel cash to Afghan leaders, including President Hamid Karzai. The reported millions in so-called "ghost money" — delivered and accepted in secret as part of a deal between the CIA and Kabul — undermined ...

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May 2, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

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May 1, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from TOWNHALL Do you remember what happened last year on 9/14? Where are the White House phone calls for the families who continue to grieve? What is being done to prevent another fatal attack like the one on 9/14? And why is the full truth being withheld from the American public? Benghazi isn't the only bloody ...

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May 1, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

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Apr 30, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

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Apr 28, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from NYT KABUL, Afghanistan — For more than a decade, wads of American dollars packed into suitcases, backpacks and, on occasion, plastic shopping bags have been dropped off every month or so at the offices of Afghanistan’s president — courtesy of the Central Intelligence Agency. All told, tens of millions of dollars have flowed ...

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Apr 28, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from REUTERS - The Pentagon identified four U.S. victims in Saturday's crash of a surveillance aircraft in southern Afghanistan and said the incident appeared unrelated to Taliban violence. The police chief in Zabul province, Rogh Lewanai, told Reuters on Saturday that bad weather caused the plane to crash, in the district of Shahjoi. At the time, ...

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Apr 27, 2013 Comments Off Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Los Angeles Times: At a pivotal moment when U.S. forces are winding down combat operations in Afghanistan and handing over the lead security role to the Afghan government, Taliban insurgents announced Saturday the launch of their annual spring offensive. In an elaborately worded statement, the Taliban proclaimed that a "monumental spring operation" ...

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Apr 27, 2013 Comments Off Spit Stixx

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