New York Times photojournalist Daniel Berehulak, who photographed 57 homicides in 35 days in the Philippines: I have worked in 60 countries, covered wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and spent much of 2014 living inside West Africa’s Ebola zone, a place gripped by fear and death. Show More Summary
Afghan and American officials are increasingly worried that any deepening of ties between Russia and Taliban militants fighting to topple the government in Kabul could complicate an already precarious security situation. Russian officials...Show More Summary
U.S. Army Sgt. First Class Allen E. Brown succumbed to his wounds from a deadly suicide bombing in Afghanistan last month.
Sgt. First Class Allan E. Brown, 46, of Takoma Park, died weeks after the explosion.
Since I started covering the U.S. involvement in Afghanistan in 2010, I have been fed the same three boilerplates by the U.S. military about the war and the purported gradual destruction of the Taliban insurgency: Progress is slow but...Show More Summary
“After nearly fifteen years of war in Afghanistan and Iraq, the United States is seeking to reorient its approach to counterinsurgency,” the political scientist Walter C. Ladwig III writes in a new paper in International Security. Rather than intervening directly, Washington wants to provide aid and advice to local governments. But the aims of local […]
Marine Major Jason Brezler warned folks in Afghanistan about an Afghan police chief using his personal email account to transmit classified information to folks that he thought were in danger. A board of inquiry recommended that the Major be discharged for that. He took the decision to a judge and according to the Marine Corps […]
Tom Westley and Ben Foakes relished an absorbing contest with Afghanistan's spinners on a hard-fought first day of England Lions' first-class match in Abu Dhabi
President-elect Donald Trump “has settled on Gen. John F. Kelly, a retired four-star Marine general whose son was killed in combat in Afghanistan, as his choice for secretary of homeland security, placing defense of American territory from terrorism in the [...]
General Kelly had a 40-year career in the Marine Corps, and in 2010, his son was killed while leading a platoon in Afghanistan.
He served in Afghanistan – Now, he’ll serve in Washington. Today, you’ll hear from freshman U.S. Rep. Jim Banks about his goals and what he hopes to see from a conservative majority in both chambers of Congress. The post Family Champion Heads to Washington | Family Policy Briefing appeared first on Family Policy Alliance.
"Life has not been easy for Paradise Sorouri. In the past seven years, the 27-year-old has been forced to flee her country twice, received more death threats than she can count, and was brutally beaten by 10 men on the street and left to die. Her crime? She covers her head with a baseball cap […]
President Obama will speak at MacDill Air Force Base, home to forces that have been crucial to his fight against extremists and to efforts to wind down the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Saudi Arabia has voiced support for American efforts to nourish Afghanistan’s democracy, but it has also lavishly funded Sunni extremism under various guises.
The season for cheap shots is now officially open The post Retired SOF Officer Alleges General James Mattis Left His Men To Die In Afghanistan appeared first on RedState.
The former prisoner of war is accused of endangering comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan.
The United States has a higher tolerance for torture than any other country on the United Nations Security Council, and Americans are more comfortable with torture than citizens of war-torn countries like Afghanistan, Iraq and Ukraine. Those are two key findings reported by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Monday, in a […]
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl penned a letter to President Barack Obama requesting an executive pardon for the treason and misbehavior charges he faces for deserting his Afghanistan post in 2009. Bergdahl was captured by Taliban fighters shortly after his desertion … More » The post Deserter Bowe Bergdahl Begs Obama For Last-Minute Pardon appeared first on EveryJoe.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who is charged with desertion for walking away from his combat post in Afghanistan in 2009, has asked President Barack Obama for a pardon, the White House said on Saturday. Obama will relinquish office on Jan. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the former prisoner of war who's accused of endangering comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan, is asking President Barack Obama to pardon him before leaving office. If the pardon...Show More Summary