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Sep 9, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) – Fifteen months ahead of the planned withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Afghanistan, an anti-Christian hate campaign involving several leading Afghan lawmakers and some media outlets is raising additional concerns about the future of religious freedom in the conservative Islamic country. Advocacy groups say the anger is directed at Afghan Christians in India – ...

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Sep 4, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON FREE BEACON: Militant attacks on U.S. military, Afghan security forces, and Afghan targets have surged in recent weeks as U.S. and foreign forces withdraw in advance of the larger drawdown next year. Officials say militants set off bombs, burned vehicles, and disabled a road used by NATO near a U.S. military base ...

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Sep 2, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

KABUL (Reuters) - Police deaths in Afghanistan have doubled this year after withdrawing NATO forces handed security of the war-ravaged country to poorly equipped local troops with less frontline experience fighting Taliban insurgents. Almost twelve years after coalition forces invaded Afghanistan, swathes of territory are firmly under Taliban control and Afghan troops are still heavily reliant ...

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Sep 1, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

KABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan official says a group of suicide bombers have attacked U.S. base near the border with Pakistan, sparking an ongoing gunbattle. There was no immediate information on casualties. Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar province, says the heavily armed militants attacked the site in the Torkham area Monday morning. ...

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Aug 28, 2013 Comments Off Spit Stixx

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Aug 28, 2013 Comments Off Spit Stixx

Excerpted from The BBC: David Cameron has discussed Syria with Barack Obama by telephone as Britain and the US consider intervention. The UK's response will be discussed at a National Security Council (NSC) meeting later, while the US has said its forces are "ready to go". The prime minister said on Tuesday the world could not "stand ...

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Aug 27, 2013 Comments Off Spit Stixx

Excerpted from The Wall Street Journal: The U.S. is moving toward possible military strikes against Syria without the public support of any major Arab ally, reflecting broad unease in the region about another Western military intervention. The lack of public endorsement from Arab governments, even from Saudi Arabia and other countries that have helped arm, ...

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Aug 8, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON FREE BEACON - Four years ago, an Afghan translator known as “Hafez” charged into enemy fire to help Marine Corporal Dakota Meyer rescue wounded American soldiers during one of the most famous battles in the Afghanistan war. Meyer received the Medal of Honor for his courage in the battle of Ganjgal—the first ...

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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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