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Roadside Bombs

Nearly 300 Afghan Security Forces Killed In A Month

AP | DAVID RISING | Posted 08.31.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Militants blew up a suicide car bomb at the gate to a NATO compound in Kabul early Tuesday and attacked guards with small-a...

David Wood

As Afghan War Enters Tenth Fighting Season, IED Casualties On The Rise

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 07.10.2011 | World

Despite nearly a decade of costly and sometimes frantic struggle, the United States military has been unable to control the Afghan insurgents' most de...

Marines Push New Vehicles 'The Breachers' Against Taliban Lines

AP | ALFRED de MONTESQUIOU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SISTANI, Afghanistan — In comes "The Joker." That's the nickname given by the crew to one of the 72-ton, 40-foot (12-meter)-long Assault Breach...

Afghanistan's Hurt Locker: Roadside Bomb Disposal (VIDEO)

GlobalPost | Ben Gilbert | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- The 25 soldiers in Task Force Thor have one of the most dangerous -- and boring -- jobs in southern Afghanistan: looking for ...

British Muslims Provide Taliban With Devices For Bombs

The Telegraph | Con Coughlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

British Muslims are providing the Taliban with electronic devices to make roadside bombs for use in attacks against British forces serving in southern...

Military Leaders Knew Of Deadly Roadside Bomb Threat In Iraq But Did Nothing: Report

AP | RICHARD LARDNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — The Marine Corps left troops in Iraq vulnerable to deadly roadside bombs by failing to answer an urgent request from battlefield co...