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Afghan War Whistleblower Daniel Davis: 'I Had to Speak Out - Lives Are at Stake'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan War, Lieutenant-Colonel Daniel Davis, classified, unclassified, reports, Washington )

- 2228 days ago -
Lieutenant-Colonel Daniel Davis, serving since 1985 in Germany, both Iraq wars and then two tours in Afghanistan. He believes people are not being told the truth and said so in a detailed report one classified and one unclassified. "Lives are at stake."
Operation Moshtarak Afghanistan.....Once Again We Support With Our Tax Dollars and Lives a Corrupt Government
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan war, Battle of Moshtarak, Marjah, corruption, petition, military, Taliban )

- 2651 days ago -
In February 2010, U.S. Marines launched Afghanistan: Operation Moshtarak, the biggest operation since the start of the Afghanistan war, whose main target was the Taliban stronghold of Marjah. 4 months later 20 % of the US fighting force is lost, dead.
Deadly Afghan Year Takes Toll on 101st Airborne
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan war, military, troops, usa, politics )

- 2704 days ago -
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. - The 101st Airborne Division, a force in America's major conflicts since World War II, is seeing its worst casualties in a decade as the U.S. surge in Afghanistan turns into the deadliest year in that war for the NATO coalition.
McChrystal "Afghanistan a Post-Apocalyptic Nightmare'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: propaganda, republicans, troops, war, Afghanistan war, aspen, whistle blower, General McChrystal )

- 2794 days ago -
The four-star general was the featured guest at the Forstmann Little & Company cerebral confab where, for more than an hour, he answered questions from PBS interviewer Charlie Rose.
Agghanistan War Is Longest War for US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan war, blood and treaure, troops )

- 2907 days ago -
Several articles about this are overshadowed by the gulf tragedy. Most Americans agree it is time for us to go and bring our soldiers home. If not now, when?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, troops, war, charts, Afghanistan war )

- 3134 days ago -
This has quick facts about the U.S. commitment to Afghanistan to date. Hope they are useful to you to you as you follow this issue. Be an informed citizen.
US 'Needs Fresh Afghan Strategy'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan War, Corruption, Clan Warriors, Human Rights Violations )

- 3186 days ago -
A top US general in Afghanistan has called for a revised military strategy, suggesting the current one is failing...
US Admits Afghan Airstrike Errors
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan war )

- 3258 days ago -
Failure by US forces to follow their own rules was the "likely" cause of civilian deaths in Afghan airstrikes last month, a US military report says. US officials investigated seven strikes on Taliban targets in Farah province on 4 May, and concluded...
Saving Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan War, Foreign Policy Failure Afghanistan, Foreign Policy Failure Pakistan, Obama Administration, Obama Hope, Obama Middle East Policy, Peace, Propaganda, Taliban )

- 3336 days ago -
I was numb to the lies and simplistic rhetoric of George W. Bush. But when Barack Obama tries to fill those incredibly small shoes, to rev up the same constituency of true believers (the constituency that didn't vote for him) and sell the same war --
Welcome to Vietnam, Mr. President!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, Afghanistan war, Vietnam War )

- 3340 days ago -
"I was wrong. I had been saying that it would be naïve to take too seriously presidential candidate Barack Obama's rhetoric regarding the need to escalate the war in Afghanistan."
Afghanistan, Another Untold Story
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan, Afghanistan war, usa, u.s., Obama, YES WE CAN!, cover-up, dishonesty, lies, military, propaganda, troops, war, terrorism, imperialism, US imperialism, oil, War on Terror )

- 3346 days ago -
The war in Afghanistan is about gaining profitable control of one of the last vast untapped reserves of the earth's dwindling fossil fuel supply, & planting US military power into still another region of the world. Obama's talk of "change" rings false.

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