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  • Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai
    Afghani President in pursuit of economic sustainability
    Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai President is talking economic transformation, and that could be the sweetheart story from the Middle East these days. A report by By Eltaf Najafizada for Bloomberg News shares some details, but first consider the context...
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    U.S. and allied troops needed back in Iraq
    Procrastination and stubbornness will cost more American lives. Americans should have left a residual force in Iraq. The consequence is that the Islamic State has taken hold. The Iraqi military is deficiently prepared to take back and to defend...
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    Missing Afghan soldiers found at Canadian border
    Three Afghan military officers who failed to report back to a American military base in Cape Cod have been detained while attempting to cross into Canada. The three men were reported missing by the Massachusetts National Guard at Joint Base Cape...
  • As America re-enters Iraq, Obama's slams the nation's 'suck it up' attitude
    As America re-enters Iraq, Obama's slams the nation's 'suck it up' attitude
    "We have to change a culture that says you suck it up." - Barack ObamaIn a terse announcement by the Associated Press via the Tulsa World (of Oklahoma) on Sept. 20, 2014, 2,203 American servicemen have been killed in action in the almost...
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    Operation Welcome Home for Marine Lance Corporal Casey Henderson
    The Veterans Outreach Center has issued an open invitation for people to attend the Operation Welcome Home for Marine Corps Lance Corporal Casey Henderson this coming Thursday, September18, at the Greater Rochester International Airport.Casey...
  • 'Why can't we just ignore Afghanistan?'
    'Why can't we just ignore Afghanistan?'
    That questions is raised many times. The short answer is that we tried ignoring them and they became home to the Taliban and al Qaeda with reach all the way to New York City and 9/11.A new president and government is being installed in Afghanistan...
  • Afghanistan hosting refugees from Pakistan
    Pakistanis, Afghans need food as conflict escalates
    The Pakistani army is carrying out assaults against militant groups in north Waziristan. These militants include Taliban and Al-Qaeda linked forces. The fighting has also displaced hundreds of thousands of civilians, some whom have fled into...
  • Abdullah Abdullah
    Afghanistan should be warned about intimidating journalists
    Back to work, now, Mr. President. What is the precise status between the United States government and Afghanistan today? According to a report by Ebscohost.com, the situation in Afghanistan is as follows:Extremely deficient infrastructureNo...
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    VA not Ready for Flood of Veterans with PTSD
    The number of veterans returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan with PTSD has increased 325% since 2003, but in the past three years the VA’s research budget for PTSD has declined 7.8%.So the VA scandal over fraudulent record keeping...
  • Barack Hussein Obama
    Obama is training our enemy, the Taliban, with U.S. tax dollars
    Looks like the Taliban will take over Afghanistan just like ISIS took over Iraq, and guess what? The United States is training them, and U.S. tax dollars are supporting them.Paul Sperry, of the New York Post, writes that US military intelligence...
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    The War Comes Home
    Americans are finally starting to realize the America has more veterans with PTSD than it can possibly deal with in the present VA system.Tonight Soledad O’Brien will host a one hour special on CNN, The War Comes Home, which follows the...
  • U.S. Army General Maj. Harold Greene
    U.S. Army General killed in Afghanistan was an insider attack
    The highest ranking member of the United States military killed in action since the Vietnam war has been identified astwo star U.S. Army Maj. General Harold Greene, a 34 year Army veteran.U.S. Army Major Gen. Greene was shot dead in what is known...
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    American general killed in green-on-blue attack at Afghan military academy
    Today's shooting in Kabul at a military academy has left atwo-star generaldead and 15 other soldiers wounded in a green-on-blue attack. The two-star general is the highest ranking officer to be killed in Afghanistan to date.The Army major...
  • Afghanistan President Karzai
    Why we can't just leave the Middle East
    The question comes up daily from readers and friends, “Why can’t we just leave the Middle East alone?” Why must the U.S. be engaged in so many places? That comes up today as we witness a U.S. general officer gunned down by an...
  • US MILITARY EQUIPMENT TO BE LEFT BEHIND IN AFGHANISTAN
    US to leave billions of dollars of military equipment behind in Afghanistan
    Today as America enters into its final six months in Afghanistan, it has been decided that more military equipment than first envisaged is to be either destroyed, sold off or gifted as a legacy to the Afghan National Army (ANA) and Afghan National...