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2001 war in Afghanistan

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More than 80 dead in Islamic State bomb attack on Kabul protest

CTV News - ‎3 hours ago‎
The head of the United Nations assistance mission in Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, called the attack a "war crime" as it had specifically targeted a large number of civilians.

The Trojan drone: How extrajudicial executions became “war” policy in Washington

Salon - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Bush administration launched the assassination program in October 2001 in Afghanistan, expanded it in 2002 to Yemen and went from there.

Decommissioned LAV III to be placed near Sarnia cenotaph

Sarnia Observer - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Work on footings for an Afghan War memorial in Veteran's park is shown here on Friday July 22, 2016 in Sarnia, Ont. The $65,000-project is being led by the First Hussars Association.

US War In Afghanistan Is Fueling Global Heroin Epidemic & Enabling The Drug Trade

Mintpress News (blog) - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
When the U.S. overthrew the Taliban in the wake of 9/11, it set the stage for the explosive growth of Afghanistan's opium industry.

The US State Department Declares War on Afghanistan's Pro-American Vice-President (And On All Afghan Uzbeks)

History News Network (HNN) - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
Rosenberg then mentioned Dostum, the “quintessential warlord's” alleged war crime, that his troops killed Taliban prisoners of war in November 2001. There have been rumors swirling ever since the early days of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan that ...

Canadians closed the book on Afghanistan long ago — and that's a shame

OpenCanada - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Plastic poppies lie at a memorial for Canadian soldiers from the NATO-led coalition killed in action in southern Afghanistan, at Ma'sum Ghar base in Kandahar province November 11, 2007. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly. Last fall, when ... But this country ...
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When War Is Just Another Day in Afghanistan

TIME - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Quilty, who hails from Australia, one of the many countries that joined Operation Enduring Freedom in 2001, feels “somewhat responsible,” he says, for pushing out information to the world.
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Donald Trump's NATO comments 'not helpful', defence minister says

MetroNews Canada - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The only time it was invoked was after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, which led to the war in Afghanistan.

Army to Keep Infantry Icon's Awards Unchanged Despite 'Discrepancies' - ‎7 hours ago‎
His research into Plumley's famed exploits in the 82nd Airborne Division during World War II later prompted him to write two online articles in 2015 that show discrepancies between Plumley's service records and the awards and actions for which he took ...
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In signal to military, Hillary Clinton picks Senator Tim Kaine as running mate

World Socialist Web Site - ‎13 hours ago‎
In selecting Kaine, Clinton is making clear that she plans on running a right-wing, pro-war campaign targeted at winning over the military and sections of the Republican Party dissatisfied with Trump, and particularly the Republican candidate's ...

Stories from Kandahar, the Afghan province Canada left behind

OpenCanada - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
When the Canadian Forces first came to Afghanistan in 2001, Haji Torjan was running a small hotel on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. He had observed the events in New York that fall with casual indifference; he was content with the simple life he had ...
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Killer Robots Pose Potential Problems for Future Policing

Truthdig - ‎14 hours ago‎
There is a “trend toward autonomy” in the developing world of war and police robotics, so we are probably looking at a future in which robots that have no human controller could be able to kill.

Evanoff: Memphis' newest tech firm gets around skills shortage

Memphis Commercial Appeal - ‎5 hours ago‎
Hill graduated from West Point the spring President George W. Bush, delivering the commencement address, reminded the Class of 2006 they knew they were war bound. They were the first cadets accepted to enter the military academy after New York and ...

Photographic memorial honors fallen SC military members

SCNow - ‎14 hours ago‎
11, 2001. The collection of photos has been completed in 16 states, including South Carolina. "I'm just glad to know that people want to keep his memory alive," Yolanda Austin said.

Will Afghanistan's Lone Fighter Succeed?

The Diplomat - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Pakistan is blamed, often credibly, for war and instability in Afghanistan and Ghani realizes it. Despite intensive overtures since 2001, the two countries have not been able to put aside their historical animosity for the sake of a genuine framework ...
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After 15 years of war and billions in aid, Afghanistan remains a basket case: Don Murray - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
The official UN figure identifies conflict in 31 of 34 Afghan provinces. And this after the United States has officially spent upwards of $650 billion fighting al-Qaeda and the Taliban since 2001, and donor countries have contributed another $150 ...
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Kashmir residents struggle under India security lockdown

Al-Arabiya - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
11, 2001. Following the attacks, NATO sent AWACS planes to patrol over US skies, with more than 800 crew members from 13 NATO countries flying over 360 sorties.
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Turexit: Should Turkey leave NATO? - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
He argued in a recent Foreign Policy magazine expose that Turkey has been present in "virtually every NATO operation with significant impact: training Afghan Security Forces and leading coalition efforts in the central district, including Kabul ...

From Nice to the Middle East: The Only Way to Challenge ISIS

Foreign Policy Journal - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
As soon as the US invaded Afghanistan in 2001, followed by Iraq in 2003, all hell broke loose. The 25 years prior to 2008 witnessed 1,840 suicide attacks, according to data compiled by US government experts and cited in the Washington Post.

Donald Trump, Resident of Americas Safest Big City, Peddles Fear

Daily Beast - ‎20 hours ago‎
Maple remarked before his death from cancer in August of 2001 that the cops had guarded any number of ticker-tape parades up The Canyon of Heroes but had never received one in their honor.