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Exclusive: Royal Irish soldier who survived siege of Musa Qala...

Comments The odds against survival were overwhelming, but Paul Johnston remained calm and resolute. That resolve would be severely tested over the next 40 days and 40 nights in, 1 month ago

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Raw Story, 5 months ago

America's new war in Afghanistan's most violent province

Photo by Thomas Gibbons-Neff/ The Washington Post Soldiers secure a landing zone near Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan on Oct 4. 2016. CAMP SHORAB, Afghanistan — Earlier this month, a small district center just south of this desolate U.S.base came under ... SV-SE4 days ago A slow loss against the Afghan Taliban  Stars and Stripes4 days ago

Special Update for Friday, October 7, 2016

Today in Afghanistan Today marks the 15th birthday of America's longest war. Here are some reflections. . Fifteen years later, we're still fighting in Afghanistan and no one cares: . . . Today, Oct. 7, marks the 15th anniversary of combat ...
 Before It's News2 weeks ago

15 Years Later the Taliban Is Back in Power in Afghanistan, and More Radical Than Ever

A complete disaster up and down the line. Photo Credit: U.S. Army/Flickr Creative Commons Fifteen years ago, the United States went to war on Afghanistan. It was the opening salvo in the Global War on Terror. Massive US bombardment chased ...
 AlterNet.org2 weeks ago

Taliban overruns another district in Helmand

The Taliban has seized control of another district in the embattled southern Afghan province of Helmand. Both the Taliban and Afghan officials confirmed that the government lost control of the district of Nawa today. The Taliban announced that it ...
 The Long War Journal2 weeks ago Helmand: 5 ALP members killed in Taliban attack  Pajhwok Afghan News1 month ago How to Stop the Taliban in Afghanistan's Most Crucial Province  National Interest1 month ago
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Critics Slam NUG's Security, Rule Of Law Policies As Summit Looms

News - Afghanistan Tuesday, 20 September 2016 19:19 Written by A number of security experts on Tuesday said that the Afghan government's rule of law and security strategies have not been solid enough and as a result insurgents have managed to ...
 Tolo News1 month ago

Can Ghani and Modi stop the Taliban's perpetual-motion war machine?

Ashraf Ghani wants to keep doing what Afghanistan has been doing this past decade—just with a little more bang in its arsenal. This Eid-ul-Azha, Taliban commander Hibatullah Akhundzada spoke to his men as a victorious general, not a hunted ...
 Indian Express1 month ago

Roundup: Taliban tightens noose around Lashkar Gah amid gov't forces resolve to smash militants

Taliban militants have been attempting to tighten the siege of Lashkar Gah the capital of the restive Helmand provincial capital in south Afghanistan amid government forces' counter-offensives to dislodge the attacking militants. The armed ... month ago XINHUA - Roundup: Taliban tightens noose around Lashkar Gah amid gov't forces resolve to smash militants  Namibia Press Agency1 month ago

Artist's Butterfly-Covered AK-47s Are Barred From Texas Exhibit

Bran Symondson still has trouble understanding why—in the state of Texas of all places—most people can walk around with a fully functional AK-47 strapped to their shoulders, but his weapons, deactivated and covered with butterflies, were seized.
 Vocativ1 month ago

Heroes of Helmand put modern masculinity in the spotlight

Snipers Hugh Keir and Jared Cleary looking for the Taliban in the 2006 siege (Photo: Channel 4) It is rare to get up close and personal with the British Army, which made Channel 4's honest portrait Heroes of Helmand: The British Army's Great ... months ago
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