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U.S. Military Escalates War Efforts in the Philippines

Added: 19.01.2018 15:16 | 1 views | 0 comments

The U.S. military has launched a new counterterrorism mission in the Philippines, making operations there eligible for the same funding used to finance the long-running wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, military officials said.

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“Pakistan Is a Fractured Client State of the US Empire, Afghanistan a US Colony”

Added: 19.01.2018 6:18 | 11 views | 0 comments

Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and US President Donald Trump New Delhi/San Francisco - Editor's Note: US Domestic and Foreign Policy Analyst Mark Mason speaks to The Citizen on the current Trump administration and its world view, with specific focus on West (Iran) and South (India,Pakistan) Asia. Mark Mason offers analyses of United States domestic and foreign policies for the international news media. He was trained as a biological anthropologist educated at the University of California, Berkeley, and recently engaged in the Occupy and bioregional green and peace social movements. His recent publications include Demystifying US and Israeli Power. This interview is...

Freed Taliban hostage accused of crimes in Canada

Added: 17.01.2018 16:39 | 5 views | 0 comments

Joshua Boyle, who spent five years with his family in militant captivity in Afghanistan, faces multiple charges in Canada, including assault and unlawful confinement.


Afghans award Trump 'Medal of Bravery'

Added: 16.01.2018 6:37 | 21 views | 0 comments

Kabul [Afghanistan], Jan 16 (ANI): The residents of Afghanistan's Logar province have awarded United States President Donald Trump a 'Medal of Bravery' over his recent stance against Pakistan....

Reflections from Afghanistan

Added: 14.01.2018 22:52 | 5 views | 0 comments

"60 Minutes" correspondent Lara Logan has reported from Afghanistan over the last 16 years. But this time, she says, was different -- and more dangerous


Drones keep entering no-fly zones over Washington, raising security concerns

Added: 14.01.2018 8:13 | 14 views | 0 comments

January 14, 2018 4:13 PM
WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST)- Over a career that has taken him to Afghanistan and Iraq, Colonel Patrick Duggan has seen the lethal power of drones. Now, as a base commander in the nation's capital, he is worried that frequent illegal flights buzzing over Washington could pose a threat.


U.S. Military to Bulk Up in Afghanistan With Drones, Troops

Added: 12.01.2018 4:52 | 4 views | 0 comments

The Pentagon is planning to intensify the Trump administration’s new approach in Afghanistan by reallocating drones and other hardware while sending in approximately 1,000 new combat advisers.

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Kabul under siege

Added: 11.01.2018 22:58 | 8 views | 0 comments

Lara Logan speaks with the U.S. commander in Afghanistan and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani about America's longest war and the conditions in the country's capital


Pentagon investigating video that appears to show a service member firing on a civilian

Added: 11.01.2018 22:38 | 12 views | 0 comments

The U.S. military is investigating a video posted to YouTube that appears to depict a U.S. service member opening fire on a civilian driving a truck in Afghanistan, U.S. military officials said.
The video, apparently recorded on a camera attached to a service member's helmet, shows a service member...


U.S. service member in Afghanistan wounded in possible insider attack

Added: 11.01.2018 18:41 | 13 views | 0 comments

The U.S. military in Afghanistan is investigating an incident in the eastern province of Nangarhar in which one of its forces was wounded in an apparent insider attack by members of a pro-government militia.


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