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Aug 3, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Back in 2010, Sergeant Nathan Gates arrived in Afghanistan for the first time. His company, tasked to push deep into enemy territory, was hit daily and getting into constant fire fights. This time around his mission is very different. Working alongside Afghan security forces, Sergeant Gates says he has noticed a "massive change" in their ...

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Aug 1, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

"Kerry, in Pakistan Visit, Sees Longer U.S. Role in Afghanistan," by Michael R. Gordon in the New York Times, August 1: ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — — Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday that he expected the United States and Afghanistan to complete a security agreement that would allow American forces to stay in Afghanistan after 2014. “I ...

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Jul 31, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON FREE BEACON So-called “insider attacks” on coalition forces in Afghanistan have sharply increased and become more coordinated as America pulls out of the country, jumping by 120 percent from 2011 to 2012 alone, according to Pentagon report released Tuesday. Afghans with ties to terrorists continue to infiltrate the security forces and carry out planned ...

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Jul 26, 2013 Comments Off spratico

WorldNetDaily-The father of one of the 25 Navy SEALs killed in August 2011 when their Chinook helicopter was shot down by the Taliban in Afghanistan, told talk-host Michael Savage he believes the U.S. government sent his son and his colleagues to their deaths. Ads by Google Coffee ExposedA shocking secret coffee co's don't ...

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Jul 24, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Hill: Congress has launched an investigation of the helicopter crash that killed 30 Americans in Afghanistan, including members of the Navy’s elite SEAL Team 6 unit, The Hill has learned. The victims’ families say the Pentagon hasn’t provided answers to their many questions about the deadly attack, which took place on Aug. ...

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Jul 19, 2013 Comments Off Infidel

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Jul 19, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from Defcon Hill: COMBAT OUTPOST WILDERNESS, Afghanistan — The Taliban and its allies are plotting a bloody and spectacular end to the U.S. involvement in Afghanistan. Foreign fighters are pouring into the eastern part of the country to take on U.S. and allied forces in what will likely be the final fighting season for American ...

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Jul 12, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Jun 20, 2013 Comments Off Darby Crash

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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