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Maybe We're The Bad Guys
U.S. Army strategist and former history instructor at West Point
What exactly did the soldiers killed under my command die for?
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Despite The Backlash, Women Take The Wheel In Afghanistan
By Nargis Ehsan, Sahar Speaks
"At first, my husband refused to let me drive, and I had to fight to convince him."
Ahmad Nadeem / Reuters
Suicide Bomb Kills Two American Soldiers In Afghanistan
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.
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Taliban Militants Attack Army Base In Kandahar, Kill Dozens Of Afghan Soldiers
The attack underlined the steadily deteriorating security in much of the country.
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Afghan Officials Probe Attacks As Death Toll Rises To At Least 50
The country has experienced a steady increase in attacks since international troops ended combat operations in 2014.
An Audience of Seventeen Soldiers
Comedian. Author. Idiot.
While initially I was wary of performing that morning, that show will remain the pinnacle of my career. Of all the hours I've spent cajoling strangers into smiling, that one held more meaning than any other.
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Taliban Attack On Afghan Airport Kills At Least 37
By Mirwais Khan and Rahim Faiez, AP
By Wednesday evening Afghan time, nine attackers were killed and one wounded. One remaining attacker was still battling security forces.
Torture and the Destruction of a Human Being by the United States
Peter Van Buren
Author of the forthcoming "Hooper's War," "Ghosts of Tom Joad:...
Now, we can read a psychiatrist's report which includes, in detail, the torture enacted on just one prisoner of the United States, Shaker Aamer.
The Real Costs of CIA Cash
Advocacy director, Human Rights Watch
The twist of the latest CIA cash scandal is not the CIA is handing over wads of U.S. bills to a corrupt president. It is that the CIA has continued to hand over cash for so long, which is not merely unethical but now antithetical to the U.S. government's stated policy goals.
Horror: Two Children Beheaded In Afghanistan
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The Great Taliban Escape
The Spirit Of Memorial Day: Remembering Those Who Didn't Return
Author; Independent Foreign Correspondent
That's the spirit of Memorial Day; it's the remembrance of those who didn't come back alive, and a celebration of the esprit-de-corps and how they lived their lives.God bless the United States and those who stand watch over us tonight.
Afghanistan Suicide Bomb Kills 2 Children
Massacre Story Sparks Both Outrage and Reflection
Print, broadcasting & web journalist; Author, 'The Media B...
Amid the worldwide horror and revulsion over nine Afghan children and seven adults evidently murdered by a US soldier, it was remarkable how, in the wake of the shootings, the Afghan media were so restrained in their coverage.
Think Locally, Occupy Globally: Our Fight Is the World's - and Vice Versa
Richard (RJ) Eskow
Host, The Zero Hour; Sr. Fellow, Campaign for America's Future
The struggle goes on -- in Capetown and Durban and Pretoria, in Oakland and Manhattan and Los Angeles, in the hearts and minds of souls of people who fight despair and corruption in the cities, towns, and villages of the world.
Suspected Insurgents Open Fire On Investigators Of Afghanistan Shooting Massacre, Officials Say
U.S. Fears Reprisals After Afghan Shooting Rampage
Attacks In Kandahar Kill At Least 13
Move the Money Home
Sen. Claire McCaskill
If America is going to build roads and bridges, I believe they ought to be built here, not in an unstable war zone.
G.I. Jew Explores Canada (in Kandahar)
Writer, comedian, veteran. G.I.Jew
Oh, Canada. Is there nothing in the world that you can't make better with your kind spirit and love of hockey?
Afghanistan: Who Can Lead Kandahar?
Co-founder of New World Strategies Coalition, Inc.
The question now is; who should control all of Southern Afghanistan's tribal structure, and ultimately attempt to sooth tensions over what will soon become the full political formation and structure.
Two Jews Walk Into a War
Writer, comedian, veteran. G.I.Jew
Jon Stewart's surprise visit not only boosted my morale as a soldier, but as a comedian. And I'm sure he was just as surprised to find a fellow Jew in the middle of a military base in Afghanistan.
How Not to Make Friends in the Greater Middle East
Favorable opinion about the U.S. has plunged dismally since the early days of the Obama presidency, but it's not just in popularity terms that Washington has been racking up mind-boggling numbers in the no-friends business.
Multiple Policemen Killed, 2 People Beheaded In Afghan Violence
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