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Jan 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Opposition to winning a war for any reason, especially political, is treason. Excerpted from The Washington Post: In a new memoir, former defense secretary Robert Gates unleashes harsh judgments about President Obama’s leadership and his commitment to the Afghanistan war, writing that by early 2010 he had concluded the president “doesn’t believe in his own strategy, ...

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Jan 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Jan 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

KABUL, Afghanistan —

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Dec 28, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

BAGRAM, Afghanistan — Faced with an epidemic of deadly roadside bombs in Iraq and Afghanistan, U.S. military officials ordered up a fleet of V-hulled 16-ton armored behemoths in 2007 to help protect American soldiers and Marines. At a cost of $1 million each, the ugly tan beasts known as MRAPS have saved countless lives and absorbed ...

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Dec 28, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Dec 27, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Dec 25, 2013 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

US soldiers and service members with the NATO- led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) attend a religious ceremony on Christmas Eve at Bagram military base in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday Dec. 24, 2013. KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The U.S. Embassy in Kabul was hit by indirect fire before dawn on Christmas Day but no Americans ...

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Dec 21, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from ALLEN B WEST: An officer who sent emails to Marines in Afghanistan warning them to beware of an Afghan police chief with ties to the Taliban has been honorably discharged. I love the Marine Corps but it seems they got this one wrong. A simple letter of reprimand would have sufficed for MAJ Brezler. Major ...

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Dec 17, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

WASHINGTON — Six U.S. troops were killed in a helicopter crash Tuesday in southern Afghanistan, making it one of the deadliest days for coalition troops in recent months. The crash is under investigation, but in a statement the NATO coalition said there was no enemy activity at the time of the crash. They did not release ...

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Dec 15, 2013 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Washington (AFP) - US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday appeared to give Afghan President Hamid Karzai extra time to sign a bilateral security deal, saying the pact did not have to be concluded by January. And while he said it must be signed as soon as possible, he raised the option for the first ...

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Dec 10, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

PARIS (AP) -- Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai lashed out at the United States, accusing it of making threats in the dispute over an agreement to keep U.S. troops in the country beyond 2014. In an interview published Tuesday by the French daily Le Monde, Karzai says the U.S. is "absolutely" acting like a colonial power ...

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Dec 9, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, right, stands with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, before their meeting at Tehran's Saadabad Palace in Iran, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. Karzai arrived in Tehran for a one-day visit on Sunday to discuss regional and international issues with Iranian officials. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi) Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Afghan President Hamid Karzai agreed on ...

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Dec 9, 2013 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) - Although he didn't call it a "retreat," Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said that all American troops will have to leave Afghanistan in 2014 unless Afghan President Hamid Karzai signs a security agreement with the United States. "Well, you can use any term you want, 'retreat' or 'not renewing our efforts here post-2014.' You can ...

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Dec 6, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: The number of U.S. battlefield fatalities exceeded the rate at which troop strength surged in 2009 and 2010, prompting national security analysts to assert that coinciding stricter rules of engagement led to more deaths. A connection between the sharp increase in American deaths and restrictive rules of engagement is difficult to confirm. ...

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Dec 3, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Taliban shooting a woman in the head Excerpted from Jihad Watch: In other words, the whole Afghan adventure, which began so as to topple the Taliban and destroy their jihad training operation, has been pointless and suicidally self-defeating, as I have been saying for years. "Interview: Karzai Says He'll Agree To Deal Once The U.S. ...

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Dec 1, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from USA TODAY: Obama's former national security adviser says Afghan President Hamid Karzai needs to understand that the "zero option" — no U.S. or allied troops left in his country after 2014 — is very real. Tom Donilon, who left his national security post this year, told ABC's This Week that Karzai is being ...

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Dec 1, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from THE DAILY CALLER: The Obama administration continues to get played in crucial national security negotiations by Afghanistan’s president Hamid Karzai. The accidental killing last week of a 2-year old civilian in a U.S. airstrike, which Karzai condemned, has given the Afghan leader even more leverage in his negotiations over U.S. troop withdrawals. The U.S. ...

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Nov 29, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Nov 27, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from Defcon Hill: American and NATO supply trucks remain stranded along key supply routes along the Afghan-Pakistan border, after protesters blocked those routes in an attempt to end U.S. drone strikes in the country. Roughly 1,500 trucks, loaded down with equipment and supplies bound for U.S. and allied troops in Afghanistan, have been stuck ...

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Nov 27, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: The new U.S.-Afghanistan security agreement adds restrictions on already bureaucratic rules of engagement for American troops by making Afghan dwellings virtual safe havens for the enemy, combat veterans say. The rules of engagement place the burden on U.S. air and ground troops to confirm with certainty that a Taliban fighter is armed ...

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Nov 26, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Nov 26, 2013 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

KABUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Afghanistan’s President Hamid Karzai has refused to sign a security deal with the United States, the White House said, opening up the prospect of a complete withdrawal of U.S. troops from the strife-torn nation next year. Karzai told U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice in Kabul on Monday that the United States must ...

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Nov 26, 2013 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Excerpted from The Hill: National security adviser Susan Rice on Monday warned Afghan President Hamid Karzai he risked losing foreign aid — and the withdrawal of U.S. and NATO troops — by refusing to sign a deal allowing U.S. forces to stay in Afghanistan beyond 2014. Rice told that Karzai that his insistence on waiting ...

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Nov 25, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

WASHINGTON — They say there is nothing more devastating than losing a child. Imagine, then, what it must be like to have a son predict his own brutal murder, and stand by helplessly as his prediction comes true. WND’s camera was rolling as Greg Buckley Sr. summoned all his strength and told the heartbreaking story of his ...

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Nov 25, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from THE TELEGRAPH: Afghanistan is planning to reintroduce public stoning as punishment for adultery 12 years after the Taliban was ousted from power, according to a new draft penal code. The move has shocked human rights campaigners and will dismay donors who have poured billions of pounds into the country for reconstruction. It will be ...

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