Monday, December 9, 2019

Tag: afghanistan

Boko Haram Leader to Donald Trump ‘We...

Abubakar Shekau, the leader of the Nigerian jihadist group Boko Haram has reacted to the election of Donald Trump as the United States presidency...

President Buhari Doesn’t Want Apology From David...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDxkkbmjFWM&feature=youtu.be British Prime Minister David Cameron was caught on camera telling the Queen that Nigeria and Afghanistan are two of the most corrupt countries in...

More Than 80% of Jamaican Youth Want...

Scores of young Jamaicans looking for better educational and employment opportunities would pack up and leave the island for anywhere but Afghanistan. While studies over...

After Years of Killing Other Innocent Civilians,...

When you employ a drone program that has killed over a thousand innocent civilians because of inaccuracies and bad intelligence, eventually you're likely going...

Gates Releases Memoir Containing Both Criticism and...

In the media reports on former Defense Secretary Robert Gates's new memoir covering his two years serving under President Obama, most  headlines breathlessly describe...

Charging Bias, African Union Members Consider Rejecting...

The beginning last week of the International Criminal Court trial for crimes against humanity of Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto - with President Uhuru Kenyatta's trial...

Afghanistan Taliban Attacks US Consulate

Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan have attacked the U.S. consulate in the western city of Herat. Taliban militants staged a suicide car bombing and then engaged...

11 Kids Reported Killed in US Airstrike...

At least 11 children are reported to have been among 18 people killed today in the latest airstrike by U.S.-led forces in Afghanistan. The...

Karzai Links U.S. Troops to Torture, Murder...

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has leveled serious accusations at U.S. military forces in his nation, claiming they have been involved in the torture and...

On Eve of Karzai Visit, US Says...

It may just be a negotiating ploy on the eve of Afghan President Hamid Karzai's visit to the U.S., but a White House official...

FBI Arrest 4 Men in U.S. After...

Four Los Angeles area men learned the hard way that if you use Facebook to plan your terrorist training and murderous plots, federal authorities...

President Obama Puts Romney On the Defensive...

President Barack Obama looked and sounded very much like a commander-in-chief during Monday night’s final debate with Mitt Romney, his mastery of the intricacies...

‘Green On Blue’ Killings Could Expedite NATO...

The departure of all western military forces in Afghanistan could come sooner than expected as a result of the recent surge in “green on...

American Death Toll in Afghanistan Reaches 2,000

The American death toll in the country’s long-running military conflict in Afghanistan has reached 2,000 following the killing of a U.S. service member and...

Taliban Beheads 17 in Afghanistan for Holding...

The Taliban beheaded 15 men and 2 women in an Afghanistan village for holding a party that included music and possibly dancing, which are...

NATO Black Hawk Helicopter Crash in Afghanistan...

A NATO Black Hawk helicopter came down in southern Afghanistan, killing seven American soldiers and four Afghans, the military said, as Taliban insurgents claimed...

Architectural Victory in Afghanistan

Kabul, Afghanistan doesn't immediately spring to mind when one thinks of centers for forward-thinking architectural design. More likely we think of unforgiving mountainous terrain...

Confronting Obama Disappointment: For Presidential Incumbents, It’s...

While hanging out with friends at the shore over the weekend, I picked up a March issue of The Atlantic magazine, featuring a cover...

Chicago Murder Rate Higher Than Soldiers in...

With the President and First Lady in Chicago for the high-profile wedding of White House aide Valerie Jarrett's daughter, national scrutiny has been directed...