Afghanistan: The silent war (little media coverage)


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Afghan forces suffering too many casualties, says top Nato commander - Emma Graham-Harrison -> theguardian.com/world/2013/s … han-forces


#223

Breaking contact without leaving chaos, the Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan -> fmso.leavenworth.army.mil/docume … drawal.pdf


#224

US Failures in Afghanistan Multiplying: Negotiation Impasse, Bomb at Jirga Site and Increasing Violence -> emptywheel.net/2013/11/18/us … -violence/


#225

10 more years in Afghanistan

nytimes.com/2013/11/21/world/asia/afghan-pact-kerry-apology-.html?pagewanted=1&_r=2&hp

I wonder if Karzai has read up on Vichy France ?


#226

Obama’s visiting security adviser tells Karzai to sign agreement - -> articles.timesofindia.indiatimes … imal-faizi
Nov 26, 2013

So, Obama has a choice: (1) close the 12-year Bush-Cheney-Obama prison or (2) end the 12-year Bush-Cheney-Obama war.


#227

Pakistani elders demand end to US drone strikes - -> presstv.com/detail/2013/11/2 … e-strikes/

CIA superspy set to flee Pakistan over lawsuit - -> presstv.ir/detail/2013/11/27 … -pakistan/


#228

The phony pullout from Afghanistan - Eric Margolis -> ericmargolis.com/2013/12/the-pho … ghanistan/


#229

Sangin: Afghanistan’s poppy town that became deathtrap for British army -> theguardian.com/uk/2010/jun/ … itish-army
21 June 2010

David Cameron declares ‘mission accomplished’ in Afghanistan -> telegraph.co.uk/news/worldne … istan.html
16 Dec 2013

ANA, Taliban jointly patrol Sangin -> pajhwok.com/en/2013/12/16/an … rol-sangin
16 Dec 2013


#230

Afghanistan as an empty space - Marc W. Herold -> cursor.org/stories/emptyspace.html
FEBRUARY 26, 2006
The perfect Neo-Colonial state of the 21st century. Part one. See parts two, three and four.

Diminution and Development - Peter Torbay -> scribd.com/doc/33086321/Dimi … ter-Torbay


#231

After billions in U.S. investment, Afghan roads are falling apart - -> washingtonpost.com/world/asi … story.html

A brand-new U.S. military headquarters in Afghanistan. And nobody to use it. - -> washingtonpost.com/world/nat … story.html

Report shows open-air burn pits still used at bases -> usatoday.com/story/news/nati … s/2506375/

Stolen U.S. dollars exit Afghan airport controlled by Karzai brother -> voices.washingtonpost.com/spy-ta … rport.html


#232

Only US/NATO success in Afghanistan: 40 fold opium increase – Rick Rozoff -> voiceofrussia.com/2014_01_11/Onl … zoff-8241/

Russian/Chinese prevention of Syrian invasion: historic event – Rick Rozoff -> voiceofrussia.com/2014_01_13/Rus … zoff-0232/

NATO’s Ukrainian target: The Black Sea Fleet - Rick Rozoff -> voiceofrussia.com/2014_01_13/NAT … leet-4856/

US puppet Saakashvili invaded South Ossetia to appease NATO - Rick Rozoff -> voiceofrussia.com/2014_01_17/US- … NATO-4441/


#233

Hamid Karzai insists he will not let US troops stay on in Afghanistan - -> theguardian.com/world/2014/m … -us-troops


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podcast - bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/ht


#235

Obama vows to end Afghan war - -> irishexaminer.com/business/o … 69924.html


#236

And the colonial outpost remains.


#237

Well shucks, how do you expect a President to bomb Pakistan if he doesn’t have a drone base nearby?


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Taliban Making Military Gains in Afghanistan - -> nytimes.com/2014/07/27/world … istan.html

The Scoundrel Who Defines Afghanistan: An Excerpt From Bruce Riedel’s ’What We Won’ - -> thedailybeast.com/articles/2 … e-won.html

Awww puppies…aren’t they cute

Rescued Afghanistan puppies reunited with Fort Bragg soldier - -> charlotteobserver.com/2014/0 … nited.html

Two 101st Airborne brigades going back to Afghanistan - -> theleafchronicle.com/story/n … /13062561/

Flypast for Afghanistan war ceremony tops $2M - -> globalnews.ca/news/1469591/flypa … y-tops-2m/

Pakistan rejects claim that 100,000 Internally displaced persons moved to Afghanistan -> dailytimes.com.pk/national/2 … fghanistan

Afghanistan in turmoil over presidential election result - -> rawa.org/temp/runews/2014/07 … esult.html

New Afghan Prez election exposes ethnic fault lines - -> asianage.com/columnists/new- … -lines-430


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Elections 2014 (39): Has Kerry saved the day? - -> afghanistan-analysts.org/el … d-the-day/

Horse trading still ongoing. . . .

Amid Election Impasse, Calls in Afghanistan for an Interim Government - -> nytimes.com/2014/08/19/world … nment.html

Imran Khan supporters to quit Pakistan parliament in bid to topple government - -> theguardian.com/world/2014/a … parliament

Afghanistan — Bremner, Bird & Fortune
18 December 2006

Satirical look at British and American foreign policy towards Afghanistan over the years.
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