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  Memorial honours Canadians who died serving
Times ColonistMemorial honours Canadians who died serving in AfghanistanTimes ColonistVictoria doctor Richard Nuttall walks past the new Afghanistan Memorial honouring 163 Canadians — including his son, Lt. Andrew Nuttall — who died in Afghanistan during the 2001-2014 mission. Photograph By DARREN STONE, Times Colonist.Victoria memorial honours Canadian soldiers who served in AfghanistanCTV Vancouver Islandall 3 news articles »
Posted on 19 April 2017 | 10:42 pm
  Auckland RSA chooses Afghanistan war hero as
Auckland RSA chooses Afghanistan war hero as its patronNew Zealand HeraldA soldier who lost a leg in Afghanistan is the new patron of the Auckland Returned and Services' Association (RSA). Jason Pore, 45, lost his leg in a landmine while serving with the Special Air Service (SAS) in Afghanistan in 2004. He was vice-captain ...and more »
Posted on 19 April 2017 | 9:00 pm
  Talks on Afghanistan | Opinion |
The News InternationalTalks on Afghanistan | Opinion | thenews.com.pkThe News InternationalAs expected, the third round of talks under the Russian-sponsored initiative to find an amicable solution to the conflict in Afghanistan failed to make any headway ...Good fences make Pakistan and Afghanistan bad neighborsAsia TimesUS Urges Pakistan Not To Use Terror Groups As 'Proxies' In AfghanistanRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyWhat US NSA's visit to Afghanistan, Pak & India tells us about Trump's policyCatch Newsall 43 news articles »
Posted on 19 April 2017 | 4:36 pm
  300 Marines Deploy to Southern Afghanistan
Military.com300 Marines Deploy to Southern Afghanistan as Taliban See GainsMilitary.comA small 300-Marine task force bound for Helmand Province, Afghanistan, quietly deployed from Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, last week, officials with II Marine Expeditionary Force confirmed. Known as Task Force Southwest, the element is led by Brig. Gen.Report: 300 US Marines 'En Route' to Taliban Stronghold in AfghanistanBreitbart Newsall 9 news articles »
Posted on 19 April 2017 | 1:48 pm
  Fighting ongoing near site of US blast in
Yahoo7 NewsFighting ongoing near site of US blast in Afghanistan: NATOYahoo7 NewsJalalabad (Afghanistan) (AFP) - Fighting was still ongoing Wednesday near the site in eastern Afghanistan where the US dropped a massive bomb on an Islamic State group stronghold six days ago, a NATO spokesman said. Security forces have denied ...Senators Collins and King Comment on Bombing AfghanistanWABIThe ISIS antidote: The women of AfghanistanFox NewsAfghanistan: Why Did the US Deploy its Largest Non-Nuclear Ordnance?Center for Research on GlobalizationWorld Socialist Web Site -RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty -Wall Street Journal (subscription)all 119 news articles »
Posted on 19 April 2017 | 9:41 am
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  Hard Graft: The Wasteful War in Afghanistan
Corruption, fraud, theft, waste. These four dull horsemen of the auditor’s apocalypse are as common as violent death in Afghanistan and as the man responsible for overseeing the United States’ $109.7 billion reconstruction effort in the country, John ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 1:13 am
  1,000 tonnes onion coming from Afghanistan
Onion supplies from Afghanistan have surged in the past few days with about 1,000 tonnes of kitchen staple coming per day to India through Attari-Wagah land route, say traders. As the import feasibility level is high in case of Afghanistan, supplies may ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 1:06 am
  Onion import from Afghanistan increased to
Onion import from Afghanistan has increased as daily 20-25 big trucks carrying about 1,000 tonnes of commodity are coming into India through Attari-Wagah land route, Rajdeep Uppal, former Chairman of CII (Amritsar zone), told PTI. As the import feasibility ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:58 am
  Can China Assert Itself in Afghanistan?
Confirmation of Mullah Omar’s death has confused an already difficult picture in Afghanistan. Precarious relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan have been pushed even closer to breaking point, and the one bright spot, that of increased regional ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:07 pm
  Why is ISIS failing in Afghanistan?
New Delhi, Aug 28: The ISIS has not been finding the going smooth in Afghanistan. The ease with which it decimated the al-Qaeda in Iraq and Syria, one would have expected that the ISIS would make major gains in Afghanistan as well. However, the ISIS seems ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:22 pm
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  General: No rush to set post-2014 US force
The U.S. should keep troops in Afghanistan after the combat mission ends next year, but a decision on the number can wait until the Afghan army has been tested in this summer's fighting, the top U.S. commander in Kabul said Tuesday.
Posted on 16 April 2013 | 7:59 am
  Some hopeful signs out of the Afghan army
Gen. Mohammad Sharif Yaftali, commander of Afghanistan's 203rd Thunder Corps, looked happy as he sat down for lunch in his eastern command post near the border with Pakistan.
Posted on 15 April 2013 | 12:03 pm
  Correction: Afghanistan-Opium story
In an April 15 story about a U.N. report on opium production in Afghanistan, The Associated Press miscalculated the price per pound for opium. The correct version is that prices went from about $60 to $85 a kilogram ($27 to $38 a pound) to $300 ($136) in
Posted on 15 April 2013 | 1:16 am
  Official says 5 Afghan guards killed in
An Afghan official says insurgents have ambushed a convoy of trucks in a restive province near the capital, Kabul, killing five members of a government guard force.
Posted on 13 April 2013 | 7:53 am
  Report: Afghan militants could get contract
Militant groups in Afghanistan could still obtain U.S. government contracts and siphon off American taxpayer dollars because administrative flaws and misunderstandings are hampering a law aimed at weeding out corruption, a top auditor warned Thursday.
Posted on 11 April 2013 | 1:53 pm
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  SocioPentothal: RT @ReutersUS: Top U.S.
SocioPentothal: RT @ReutersUS: Top U.S. general says 'not refuting' reports Russia supplying Taliban https://t.co/GTwUmTpw05 https://t.co/x8VqiZdFt2
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 8:12 am
  Nuria2407: RT @JacobAWohl: #BREAKING: Bomb
Nuria2407: RT @JacobAWohl: #BREAKING: Bomb Attack @*!s Secretive US Base In #Afghanistan As Mad-Dog Mattis Makes Surprise Visit To Kabul https://t.co/…
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 8:12 am
  ajphelo: Crowd of 85,000 stands respectfully
ajphelo: Crowd of 85,000 stands respectfully at MCG for ANZAC cerem@@y where we remember the fallen from Boer War to Afghani… https://t.co/kInShOj57D
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 8:12 am
  paul_shama: RT @VOANews: UN Condemns Ongoing
paul_shama: RT @VOANews: UN C~&#~demns ~&#~going Torture of Detainees in Afghanistan https://t.co/HPyM9VYOH3 https://t.co/FibKykMrfi
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 8:12 am
  kolaaakatsuo: My experience of camp life in
kolaaakatsuo: My experience of camp life in Afghanistan had at least had the effect
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 8:12 am
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  Resolved Question: Historical background of
I just finished reading Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseni. I have to say that it's one of the greatest books I ever read in my life. Anyway, while I was reading the book, I have some trouble understanding the political and historical background of the book. The book mentions how Baba (protagonist's father) hates the Russian. Also, the book talks about the suppressed regime of Taliban and the massacre of Hazara people. Are Russian and Taliban two rival factions during the late 80's and early 90's? Are they both corrupted? Why is a massacre, which happens to be something I had never even heard about in my world history class? Why did the Afghans fleet to Pakistan? Didn't Pakistan have some territorial conflicts with India (which is something I did learn in my history class)? I know I sound ignorant for not knowing what was going. So, please give me some historical background of Afghanistan in the time the book took place. Also, I'll appreciate it if you can condense the materials instead of posting a textbook for me to read!
Posted on 5 August 2013 | 3:59 pm
  Resolved Question: Normal temperature
normal temperature afghanistan
Posted on 17 January 2013 | 10:47 pm
  Resolved Question: Can someone please
I've heard so much about it: Russians, osama bin laden in cia, america, 9/11, taliban, but can someone just put it straight and tell me...why are our soldiers in afghanistan
Posted on 2 August 2012 | 6:37 pm
  Resolved Question: Afghanistan war(present)?
i would like to know these things about the afghanistan war,its for a school project what caused it? What are the australian troops doing there? What other countries are in that war fighting? and if you can could you also give me some references like websites[: best answer gets 10 points.
Posted on 21 March 2011 | 8:36 pm
  Resolved Question: Describe the location of
I have a project that says to describe the location of Afghanistan without describing its physical geography? Can someone pls help... I have already got that it is in central asia, the surrounding countries, longitude and latitude, area, distance from equator... But I need A LOT more than that!!!
Posted on 7 May 2010 | 8:46 pm
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