At a news conference today, Afghan President Hamid Karzai raised the prospect of an early presidential election, saying the next vote could be held in 2013 instead of March 2014 as currently planned.
These troops are part of the Nebraska Army National Guard's Afghan Agribusiness Development Team. In the name of "national defense," the Afghans will doubtless be militarily "urged" to purchase farming supplies and resources — with U.S. taxpayer-supp
President-elect Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called NATO a relic of the Cold War but said he supported letting the alliance use a Russian airport as a supply hub in support of its mission in Afghanistan.
A long-term security partnership and the presence of U.S. forces beyond the end of 2014 will be needed to ensure Afghanistan’s stability and “give the right messages” to both its population and its enemies, Afghan Defense Minister Abdul Rahim Wardak
Partensky agreed to share snapshots of his life in Afghanistan
The Afghan government and the U.S. have reached a deal governing controversial night raids by American forces, both sides said.
The American taxpayer is also subsidizing a culture that forces young boys into slavery of the most sordid and squalid sort — to serve as sex toys for the prominent wealthy men who can buy them. This widespread practice that flourishes under the U.S.
Mr. Karzai ordered hundreds of millions of dollars in outstanding loans by the bank be repaid within 2 months. Most of the loans were taken by politically connected insiders — including the president’s brother — and few of the loans were ever meant t
So many government efforts run aground on problems with poor incentives.
Iranian Agents 'Exploited' Public Outrage
After years of insisting that American forces end covert nighttime raids on Afghan homes, President Karzai’s government was close to completing a deal that would give the Afghan authorities legal oversight of the raids, while allowing American forces
Ron Paul has yet to win a primary or caucus election, but on one thing he has the support of most Americans: The withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan sooner rather than later.
March was another month of tragic, needless lives lost, the searing grief of mother’s and father’s for lost son’s and daughters.
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta rejected the legitimacy of the opinion of most Americans
The lawyer defending the U.S. soldier accused of murdering 17 Afghan civilians claims U.S. authorities are blocking his ability to investigate the incident. John Henry Browne, the lawyer for Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, said U.S. forces in Afghani
At least 20 people were killed in a major battle in western Afghanistan’s Farah Province, when attackers ambushed a NATO supply convoy in the mountains.
The Obama Administration’s promises to prosecute Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales over the Kandahar massacre seem to be in serious doubt today, as US military officials revealed that they haven’t been able to access the sites of any of the killings.
Child witnesses to the massacre of 17 Afghan civilians by Staff Sgt. Robert Bales say there was more than one U.S. soldier party to the crime, contradicting the story told by the Pentagon.
With growing incidence of Afghan attacks on American soldiers, the US military is taking desperate measures to protect its personnel.
Centcom.mil released on 22 March 2012 a declassified 2,100-page report on slaughter of 23 Afghan non-combatants – men, women, children – in February 2010, blamed on Creech drone pilots over-enthusiastically calling in Hellfires on a 3-vehicle civilia
WASHINGTON — After a series of violent episodes and setbacks, support for the war in Afghanistan has dropped sharply among both Republicans and Democrats, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll.
After the cold-blooded murder of the 17 Afghan villagers in Kandahar Province the US military and the ever-complicit Obama regime constructed an elaborate cover-up, exposing the Administration up to charges of conspiracy to suppress the essential fac
A man in Afghan army uniform opened fire at British servicemen, killing two. The attacker was eliminated in reprisal fire.
Between Dead and Wounded, Military Offers $916,000 to Relatives
"An Afghan elder who lives in Zangawat, a village near the base, said U.S. soldiers threatened residents with retaliation after an American vehicle hit a buried bomb three days before the shootings. " (LA Times)
In 1876, at the so-called Battle of the Little Bighorn when U.S. Cavalry regiments attacked an Indian village along the Little Bighorn River in Wyoming, the first casualty was a ten-year old Lakota Sioux boy named Deeds.
The US military has decided no service members will face disciplinary charges for their involvement in a NATO airstrike in November that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, an accident that plunged relations between the two countries to new depths and has
U.S. military officials paid relatives $50,000 for each of the villagers allegedly killed by a rogue U.S. soldier this month in Kandahar province, Afghan officials said Sunday.
Culpability goes up the change of command to the top
The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan indicated on Thursday that he believes there should be no American troop draw-downs in 2013, leaving the total at the 68,000 who will remain following scheduled withdrawals this year.