With the killing of three Taliban fighters, the attack at the Northgate hotel in Kabul, close to Bagram US airbase, has come to an end. Earlier, the Taliban claimed responsibility when gunmen attacked the compound following a powerful explosion and engaged in a shootout with security forces. BBC reported that at least one Afghan officer had been killed and another injured in a gunfight inside the hotel. Meanwhile, a hotel source said that there was no casualties. Eleven foreigners, ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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Frank Kendall visiting Bagram airbase in Afghanistan. NATIONAL PRESS CLUB: The Pentagon's top buyer is praying that Congress will only be three months late enacting a 2017 budget , instead of six. Frank Kendall's frank comments made clear that ...Breaking Defense, 1 month ago
Daniel Fisher and Christopher Mercado As recently as three years ago, Kunduz Province appeared to be a bastion of relative stability in Afghanistan. Clearing operations conducted by conventional infantry units, direct action SOF raids, and an ...Small Wars Journal, 2 weeks ago
(Skye Gould/Business Insider) On Tuesday, November 8, Americans will have the chance to go to the polls and elect the next president of the US. Women's health is usually a particularly divisive issue between Democrats and Republicans, but ...Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland, 2 weeks ago
Facility in north-east Kabul believed to have been either the Dark Prison or the Salt Pit, where Najjar and El-Gherissi are believed to have been held, also referred to as Cobalt in the Senate Summary. 2016, photo #151 from Negative Publicity: ...Human Rights Watch, 3 weeks ago Ex-Detainees Describe Unreported CIA Torture, Says HRW Eurasia Review, 3 weeks ago
Following acclaimed runs at the 2014 Edinburgh Festival and the Arcola Theatre, Kathryn Barker Productions today announces a UK tour of Henry Naylor's THE COLLECTOR. William Reay , who reprises his role from the Edinburgh and Arcola runs, is joined ...Broadway World, 1 month ago
The man in the loop — a soldier mans a robot-carried machinegun at the Army's PACMAN-I experiment. WILLIAMSBURG, Va.: The Pentagon's top weapons buyer , Frank Kendall,warned today thatthe US might hobble itself in future warfare by insisting ...Breaking Defense, 2 months ago
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