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  • Bill Clinton
    Bill Clinton on tape boasting of not killing Osama Bin Laden hours before 9/11
    A tape surfaced on Thursday of Bill Clinton describing that he had a chance to kill Osama bin Laden, but declined to do so because he was afraid of inflicting civilian casualties. The exquisite irony is that the statement was made on September 10,...
  • British helicopter goes down in Southern Afghanistan, 5 dead
    British helicopter goes down in Southern Afghanistan, 5 dead
    Technical problems appear to have caused the crash of a British helicopter carrying International Security Assistance Force Soldiers near Kandahar City, Friday.Five service members died in the crash, although the nationalities of the deceased have...
  • Kandahar, Afghanistan
    Taliban kills two Afghan boys: Children beheaded after food foraging near police
    The Taliban beheaded two Afghan boys, allegedly, for accepting food from the Afghan government. The boys, ages 10 and 16, had been scrounging for food for their families and were attacked on their way home. Their beheaded bodies were found the...
  • Afghan Army soldiers
    Afghan forces capture a Taliban leader in Kandahar
    The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) gave a joint operational command briefing today. There officials confirmed the arrest of a Taliban leader and detainment of two suspected insurgents during an Afghan ledcombat operation in...
  • A soldier's funeral
    Over 2000 killed in action in Afghanistan, says Panetta
    The Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta spoke to troop in Kandahar, yesterday. There he talked about all the blood we spilled in that country.“This is a long-term commitment, but the fact is that, you know, we have spilled a lot of blood here....
  • Joshua Wetzel
    Aderholt honors soldier blown up by IED in Afghanistan
    On December 11, 2012, Congressman Robert Aderholt of Alabama was granted permission to address the U.S. House of Representative regarding an injuredhero.“Mr. Speaker, I rise today in honor of one of Alabama's most heroic sons, Joshua...
  • Staff Sgt. Wesley R. Williams, 25, of New Carlisle, Ohio.
    Soldier dies of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an IED
    The Department of Defense today announced the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.“Staff Sgt. Wesley R. Williams, 25, of New Carlisle, Ohio, died Dec. 10 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy...
  • ISAF forces in Afghanistan battle Taliban.
    ISAF arrests local Afghan Taliban leaders, detain suspects and seize weapons
    In eastern Shah Wali Kot district, Kandahar province, today, an Afghan and coalition security force arrested a local Taliban leader who organized attacks against Afghan and coalition forces in eastern Shah Wali Kot district. This particular...
  • Ft. Riley Soldier from Michigan killed by insurgents in Afghanistan
    Ft. Riley Soldier from Michigan killed by insurgents in Afghanistan
    Spc. Chazray C. Clark, 24, of Ecorse, Michigan, died Sept. 18, 2011,in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.There was no information regarding injuries to other...
  • Taliban target foreign aid projects
    10 Afghan workers killed as Taliban target foreign aid projects
    A roadside bomb tore through a truck carrying workers to a Canadian-funded development project in Kandahar on Tuesday, killing 10 Afghan laborers and injuring another 28.The Taliban have said in the past that such foreign aid projects were, in...
  • Kandahar (Iran, 2001)
    Kandahar (Iran, 2001)
    As bleakly matter-of-fact as the same director’s ‘Gabbeh’ was abstractly poetic, Mohsen Makhmalbaf’s Kandahar (Safar e Ghandehar) (Iran, 2001) makes use of Makhmalbaf’s painterly eye and heartfelt humanism to...
  • America's 'Great Experiment’ has failed in Afghanistan
    America's 'Great Experiment’ has failed in Afghanistan
    While claiming dramatic security gains in Afghanistan U.S. officials admitted that the potential single failure point is the Afghan government, in yet another sign of how the uber-centralized Western-style democratic model of governance shoved...
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    Kandahar is not Fallujah
    While Kandahar and Fallujah are both located at ancient crossroads of civilization, the cities could not be more different. Fallujah lies in the heart of the ancient Assyrian civilization while Kandahar has always skirted two ancient empires....