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PHOTOS: How Olympians Celebrated Victories

Posted 08.13.2012 | Sports

Iconic Alabama football coach Bear Bryant was lauded for exhorting player to "act like they've been there before" when reaching the endzone. While thi...

General Petraeus and ISAF, Blaming the Victims Again?

Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Derrick Crowe

Petraeus reportedly engaged in an attempt to deflect blame for an alleged civilian casualty event, suggesting Afghan parents burned their own children to incriminate international forces. Has he lost his mind?

NATO Forces in Afghanistan Can't Deny They Killed Civilians in Sangin Anymore

Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Derrick Crowe

Exclusive, on-the-ground interviews obtained by Brave New Foundation's Rethink Afghanistan project confirm what NATO forces repeatedly denied: U.S. an...

America's Sorry Policy

John Feffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Feffer

Don't hold your breath waiting for a mea culpa from the 43rd president. Instead, it's left to Barack Obama to come to terms with the Bush legacy.

Afghanistan Bombing That Killed Civilians Violated US Military Guidelines

AP | PAULINE JELINEK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — American troops made substantial errors and did not strictly follow rules for avoiding casualties during an air assault on Taliban ...

US Fails To Win Hearts And Minds In Afghanistan

Global Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Jean MacKenzie I GlobalPost KABUL, Afghanistan -- "You've all heard of strategic communications," said the high-ranking U.S. official, holding an ...

Afghan Villagers Get Reparation Payments For Killed Civilians

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A government commission concluded that 140 civilians died, more than twice the figure cited by the United States....

US Refutes 147 Afghan Civilian Death Toll

Associated Press | Fisnik Abrashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Fisnik Abrashi, Associated Press The US military says reports that as many as 147 civilians died in fighting involving American forces and the Tal...

Farah Bombing: US, Taliban Fighting Killed 147, Says Afghan Official

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — Sobbing relatives showed U.S. and Afghan investigators the demolished buildings and graves in two western villages where a local officia...

US Afghan Airstrike Spurs Protests

Quqnoos | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hundreds of locals in a protest rally criticised the US-led fatal air-bombing in which locals claim at least 200 casualties...

Afghan Civilian Deaths: Clinton Expresses Deep Regret

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO and LARA JAKES | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — Villagers dug dirt graves Wednesday to bury what the international Red Cross said were dozens of Afghans _ including women and children ...

Afghans Allege Dozens Of Civilian Deaths From US-Led Bombings

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ and JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — Afghan officials said U.S.-ordered bombing runs killed dozens of civilians taking shelter Tuesday from a battle with Taliban militants, ...