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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.

Insurgent Attack Kills NATO Service Member In Afghanistan

AP | Posted 09.22.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- NATO says a service member with the international military force in Afghanistan has been killed in an insurgent attack in the ea...

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...

Afghan Civilian Deaths Spike In 2010 Due To Suicide Bombs

AP | PATRICK QUINN and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Insurgents killed more Afghan civilians last year than ever before and their roadside bombs, suicide attacks and assassinat...

Two Children, More Than 30 Insurgents Killed In Afghanistan

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Bombs and gunbattles across Afghanistan killed more than 30 insurgents, five civilians and two NATO coalition service membe...

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.

Insurgents Attack NATO's Southern Afghan Base

AP | HEIDI VOGT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban claimed responsibility Sunday for a nighttime assault on NATO's biggest base in southern Afghanistan. Insurgent...

'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...

Taliban-Allied Insurgents Kill 8 Policemen In Northern Afghanistan

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — Taliban fighters attacked checkpoints in northern and southern Afghanistan on Monday, killing 16 members of the Afghan National police. ...

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...

US says 5 militants killed in east Afghanistan

AP | FISNIK ABRASHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

KABUL, Afghanistan — A raid by coalition troops in eastern Afghanistan killed five al-Qaida associated militants and eight others were detained,...