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Afghanistan Insurgents

ReThink Review: Red Dawn - Somehow, the North Koreans Are Coming!

Jonathan Kim | Posted 01.26.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

A few weeks ago, I told a friend that I'd bet most North Korean soldiers would probably surrender for a few Big Macs and an iPhone 3GS. That's why the 2012 reboot of the 1984 cult classic Red Dawn strikes me as being so dumb.

The Most Dangerous Network In Afghanistan

The New York Times | Posted 11.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — They are the Sopranos of the Afghanistan war, a ruthless crime family that built an empire out of kidnapping, extortion, smuggling, eve...

Wikileaks -- After the Gold Rush, What Then?

Virginia M. Moncrieff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Virginia M. Moncrieff

I have seen plenty of leaked material over my career and I know that 'leaked' adds a patina of mystery and capital-I Importance to documents that is sometimes not deserved.

'Mowing The Grass': Marine Slams insurgents clearing strategy

nytimes.com | DEXTER FILKINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- For all the fighting that lies ahead over the next several days, no one doubts that the American and Afghan troops swarming into...

New UN Report: More Than 1,000 Civilians Killed in 2009

Erica Gaston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Erica Gaston

Numbers of Afghans killed by insurgent attacks are way up (59% of casualties). It's not just the number of those killed; the overall number of IEDs and suicide attacks has jumped.

Afghan Insurgents Cross-Dress To Escape U.S. Marines

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(CNN) -- Insurgents locked in a standoff with U.S. Marines tricked them by dressing up as women to escape, a task force spokesman said Monday. Women ...