Posts tagged "Afghanistan"

'The Taliban could not be reached for comment'

They were too busy out killing women. Here’s a story about a woman accused of adultery brutally murdered in a public execution by the Taliban in Afghanistan in front of a crowd of cheering men, There’s no mention in it of what happened to the man involved in the alleged adultery, as if she had... Read more »

Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal: He gone.

Gen. Stanley McChrystal leaves the White House Wednesday morning after resigning as commander of Allied forces in Afghanistan. (AP/Evan Vucci) President Obama ousted his top commander in Afghanistan Wednesday after officials determined that comments he and his staff made in aRolling Stone magazine article amounted to insubordination, the Tribune reported that a White House official had said.... Read more »

Hated Bush? Ya gotta read this

AP photo by David Guttenfelder / November 3, 2009 U.S soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division return fire after their patrol in the Pech Valley of Afghanistan’s Kunar province was ambushed by Taliban fighters Tuesday. Is it possible that liberal America–at least a part of it–is... Read more »
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McCain Questions Ambassador's Cooperation in Afghanistan

Sen. John McCain, right, speaks on Capitol Hill Dec. 1, accompanied by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, left, and Sen. Lamar Alexander. (AP Photo) Sen. John McCain says he is concerned that the U.S. ambassador in Afghanistan may not be a team player and could stir trouble as the military enacts President Obama’s plan to... Read more »

Senate Report: Bin Laden Was 'Within Our Grasp'

What most of the people who comment on this story haven’t noticed is that the report was done by the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee Democratic majority staff.  It was Osama bin Laden (AP file photo) done at the request of its chairman. Guess who is the chairman. Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.). As the story notes:... Read more »

Amazing acts of heroism

This came from Allan Zullo, an author, who is writing a book on war heroes.It is an extraordinary and true story. Hello: As you might know, I’m working on the book WAR HEROES: Voices from Afghanistan.  One of the stories is about PVT Channing Moss, who was impaled by a live RPG during a Taliban... Read more »
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