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Til Death Do Us Part: America's Mounting Civilian Death Toll in Afghanistan

This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. "Do you do this in the United States? There is police action every day in the United States... They don't call in airplanes to bomb the place."—Afghan President Hamid Karzai denouncing US air strikes on homes in his country, June 12, 2012 It was almost closing time when the siege began at a small Wells Fargo Bank branch in a suburb of San Diego, and it was a nightmare.
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Update: NATO copter crash kills 38 in Afghanistan

News : The Coming Crisis (4 years ago)

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President Karzai accuses US of colluding with Taliban to keep the army in Afghanistan

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

Afghan President Hamid Karzai hijacked US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel's debut visit to the region yesterday by accusing America of conspiring with the Taliban.A day after two Taliban bombings killed 17 people, Karzai accused the U... Read Post

NATO apologises over Afghan CIVILIAN deaths in air strike..... Just 2 Days ago NATO Announced the Reports of Civilian Deaths was not True

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

KABUL, Afghanistan — The US commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan has apologised over the deaths of civilians in an air strike this week, flying personally to the scene to deliver his condolences. President Hamid Karzai had expres... Read Post

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