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Nov 20, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry announced on Wednesday that the United States and Afghanistan had finalized the wording of a bilateral security agreement that would allow for a lasting American troop presence through 2024 and set the stage for billions of dollars of international assistance to keep flowing to the government in Kabul. ...

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Nov 20, 2013 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) – President Obama will not make a written apology to the Afghan people for “mistakes” made during the war in their country, National Security Adviser Susan Rice said Tuesday. Reports to that effect reflected “a complete misunderstanding of what the situation is,” she told CNN’s “The Situation Room” Tuesday afternoon. “No such letter has been drafted ...

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Nov 19, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: U.S. and Afghan officials reportedly have reached a tentative agreement on a critical security pact -- which would include President Obama writing a letter to the Afghan people acknowledging mistakes during the "war on terror." According to Reuters, an Afghan spokesman said Tuesday that Obama agreed to write the letter, to ...

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Nov 19, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

KABUL – While many Americans have been led to believe the war in Afghanistan will soon be over, a draft of a key US-Afghan security deal obtained by NBC News shows the United States is prepared to maintain military outposts in Afghanistan for many years to come, and pay to support hundreds of thousands of ...

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Nov 18, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan villagers discovered the beheaded bodies of six government contractors Sunday in the country’s restive south, the apparent victims of insurgents who regularly target state projects, officials said. Meanwhile, the death toll from a suicide car bombing at the site of a key national council in the capital, Kabul, rose to 12, officials ...

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Nov 16, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Captain Jane Renee “JR” Lund surprises her daughter Bella with an early return from Afghanistan in front of 80,000 fans at Camp Randall Stadium.

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Nov 14, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

U.S. Marines with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, coalition forces, and Afghan National Army soldiers conduct a mission in Mama Cares, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Nov. 6, 2013. video by Sgt Eric Wilterdink

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Nov 11, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Oct 27, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from Catherine Herridge: A good Marine is being put through the wringer -- with his career now hanging in the balance -- for mistakenly sending a threat warning from an unclassified email account, according to supporters. The 2012 warning from Jason Brezler, a Marine Corps reservist and New York City firefighter, told his fellow Marines ...

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Oct 20, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

(Reuters) - An Afghan army special forces commander has defected to an insurgent group allied with the Taliban in a Humvee truck packed with his team's guns and high-tech equipment, officials in the eastern Kunar province said on Sunday. Monsif Khan, who raided the supplies of his 20-man team in Kunar's capital Asadabad over the Eid ...

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Oct 15, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from WASHINGTON POST: It was a tender moment that demonstrates the brotherhood of the U.S. servicemen who fought for their lives in a remote Afghanistan province four years ago. But former Army Capt. William Swenson said he does not recall the brief kiss he laid on the head of his severely wounded partner that ...

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Oct 14, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

AP - Afghan officials say a bomb placed inside a mosque in the country's east has killed the governor of Logar province. They say the explosion took place as Governor Arsalah Jamal was delivering a speech on Tuesday morning to mark the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. The governor's spokesman, Din Mohammad Darwesh, says the ...

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Oct 13, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

KABUL (Reuters) - An Afghan man wearing an Afghan army uniform shot at U.S. soldiers in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least one serviceman on Sunday, local officials and the NATO-led coalition said. The so-called "insider attack" in Paktika province is the fourth in less than a month and is likely to strain already tense ties between ...

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Oct 9, 2013 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Obama is trying to hurt the families as much as possible so that his media can then blame Republicans.

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Oct 6, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

AP - A bomb killed four U.S. soldiers in southern Afghanistan on Sunday, American and Afghan officials said. They were the latest casualties in a 12-year conflict that shows no signs of slowing down despite a drawdown in foreign forces. The U.S.-led international military coalition says four of its service members were killed in the ...

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Sep 21, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

KHOST , Afghanistan (AFP) - An Afghan Army soldier has shot dead three US soldiers in the eastern part of the war-torn country, the NATO coalition said on Saturday.So-called "insider attacks", in which Afghan forces turn their guns on their international partners, have killed scores of foreign troops in Afghanistan, breeding fierce mistrust and threatening ...

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Sep 18, 2013 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban killed a senior Afghan election official on Wednesday and then boasted about it on Twitter, in what officials said was the first attack by the insurgents against an official of the Independent Election Commission in recent years. The deputy police chief in Kunduz Province, Ebadullah Talwar, said that two gunmen ...

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Sep 12, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Enemy forces have conducted an attack on the U.S. Consulate in western Afghanistan, Fox News confirms. Officials said that militants staged a suicide car bombing then engaged in a gunfight with security forces near the American consulate in the western Afghan city of Herat early Friday. The Associated Press reported that an ...

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Sep 9, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: The Afghan interpreter credited with saving an Army intelligence officer only to become a target of the Taliban, has been granted a visa and could come to the United States as soon as next month. Janis Shinwari, whose cause was embraced by Medal of Honor winner and U.S. Marine Dakota Meyer, along ...

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Sep 9, 2013 No Comments ›› 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 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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 No Comments ›› 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 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

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Aug 28, 2013 No Comments ›› 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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