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Afghanistan Soldier Deaths

A Dramatic Look At Life-Saving Medics In Afghanistan

AP/The Huffington Post | BRENNAN LINSLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HELMAND PROVINCE, Afghanistan (AP) — It was pushing dusk when the call came: "One Category Alpha." The voice crackled over the radio, urgent but mat...

Marcus Baram

Troop Death Ratio On The Rise In Afghanistan: More Troops, More Fatalities

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The six U.S. troops who died in Afghanistan in recent days brings the death toll for July to at least 66, marking a grim milestone -- the deadliest m...

Hundreds Of Afghanistan Contractor Deaths Go Unreported, Study Shows

Salon | Justin Elliott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In one of the least examined aspects of President Obama's escalation of the Afghan war, armed private security contractors are being killed in action ...