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Classified: US Military Imposes 'Startling' Blackout On Key Details Of War In Afghanistan
World  (tags: War & Peace, U.S., Afghanistan, US Military, Secrecy, SIGAR )

Judy
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
'It's not just a particular fact or figure that's being classified, but whole categories of previously public information.'
Invasion of Afghanistan Based on Unjustifiable Pretext: Ex-US Marine
World  (tags: Afghanistan, Afghanistan War, U.S., Interview )

Judy
- 31 days ago - presstv.ir
A former American Marine says the US-led invasion of Afghanistan was carried out under no justifiable pretext, leading to a long-drawn-out war in the country.
US And NATO Formally End War In Afghanistan
Offbeat  (tags: United States, NATO, Afghanistan )

Ray
- 32 days ago - news.sky.com
The United States and NATO have formally ended the 13-year war in Afghanistan with a ceremony at their military headquarters in Kabul. It marked the completion of the US-led International Security Assistance Force's combat mission
Good News! Afghan Authorities Commit to Ensure Brishna's Safety
World  (tags: human rights, Brishna, rapist convicted, Afghanistan, children, female rights )

Nancy
- 57 days ago - blog.amnestyusa.org
Victory! Following the sentencing of Brishna's rapist, Afghan authorities have now committed to ensuring Brishna's protection.
Afghan Police Discover Explosives INSIDE Bird After Shooting It When They Saw Antenna Sticking Out of It
Offbeat  (tags: afghan police, birds, antenna, afghanistan )

Scooby
- 60 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Afghan police have shot dead a large bird carrying a suspected bomb.
Boy Who Lost Dad And Uncle In Iraq Finds Comfort, Proves Why Military Family Services Matter
Society & Culture  (tags: Iraq, Afghanistan, children, family, Americans, military, society, Project Focus, humans, death, education )

Carrie
- 80 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Rosanna Powers' fiancé and brother died within 30 hours of each other in Iraq in 2004. Now, just over a decade after their deaths, she sees both of them in her 11-year-old son -- a comforting but difficult reality.
Lost & Found: Did ISIS 'Find' $420mn in 'Lost' US Military Supplies in Afghanistan?
Offbeat  (tags: Afghanistan, Arms, Army, Politics, Robert Bridge, Scandal, Security, USA, War )

Ray
- 82 days ago - rt.com
How does the military lose half a billion dollars worth of equipment in one year? That's the question Pentagon auditors are asking after it was revealed that US military equipment worth $420 million went missing in action in Afghanistan last year.
Stop Honor Killing of 10-Year-Old Rape Survivor
World  (tags: Honor Killings, rape survivor, afghanistan, mullah, mosque, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, crime, HumanRights, humanrights, humans, society, violence, world )

Lone
- 86 days ago - forcechange.com
Ten-year-old Brishna, a girl living in Kunduz Province, Afghanistan, was raped by a mullah in her local mosque. Although the mullah, Mohammad Amin, was arrested, tried, and sentenced to 20 years in prison, Brishna's ordeal is not over
Carey Mulligan Praises Brother After He Helps Reopen Afghanistan School Closed By Taliban
Health & Wellness  (tags: Afghanistan, school, Taliban, poisoned water )

Beatrice
- 87 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Carey Mulligan has praised her brother after he raised money to reopen a girls' school in Afghanistan which had been shut down because the Taliban poisoned the water supply.
First Afghan Fanged Deer Seen in More Than 60 Years
Animals  (tags: Afghanistan, musk deer )

Freya
- 89 days ago - news.discovery.com
The Kashmir musk deer was last seen in Afghanistan in 1948. But a team headed up by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) reports in the October 22 issue of the journal Oryx that it made five sightings in a range of land that included alpine meadows...
68 Percent of Brits Say Afghan War Was Futile - Poll
Offbeat  (tags: Afghanistan, Conflict, Military, UK, USA )

Ray
- 95 days ago - rt.com
As Britain's last remaining troops depart from Afghanistan, a poll indicates 68 percent of Britons think the UK's military campaign there was not "worthwhile." A further 42 percent of those surveyed believe Britain is "less safe" as a result of the war.
We're Doing Almost Nothing To Protect Local Translators In Iraq And Afghanistan ~ VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: John Oliver, Afghanistan, Iraq, translators, interpreters, military, immigration red tape, protection, government, ethics, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 102 days ago - digg.com
Translators who have aided the U.S. military in Afghanistan and Iraq are in great danger in their home countries, but red tape is making it impossible for many of them to leave. John Oliver interviews Mohammad, one translator who made it out.
My Terrifying Night With Afghanistan's Only Female Warlord
World  (tags: Afghanistan, women, female warlord, Bibi Ayisha, Commander Pigeon, violence, war, society, freedoms, government )

Carrie
- 108 days ago - newrepublic.com
She held her machine gun against her bosom like a bouquet of roses. A few girls dressed in bright loose tunics holding AK-47s stood at her side, with ammo wound like gold pythons about their necks. "Hot chicks with AKs," Sharif remarked.
Signed Agreement Locks in Ten More Years of Afghan War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Foreign Policy, Toxic Capitalism, American Imperialism, Two Party War Mongering, Militarism, Afghanistan, Ten More Years, Endless War, Military Industrial Complex )

Brian
- 117 days ago - commondreams.org
"Bilateral Security Agreement, signed Tuesday, will allow thousands of US troops to remain in the country for at least another decade."
New US Troop Commitments Unnoticed Except By Service Members
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rachel Maddow, Afghanistan, New Agreement, 2014, perpetual war, President Obama )

Dandelion
- 122 days ago - msnbc.com
Rachel Maddow points out that while a new agreement to keep thousands of U.S. troops in Afghanistan for at least the next ten years has gone almost entirely unnoticed by the media, to military members and families it is significant news. Go Rachel.
 

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