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By Guest Author On Thursday, October 10th, 2019
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Historical Places to visit in Afghanistan

Being at a crossroad for many peoples and cultures throughout ages, Afghanistan has a very rich history. From being at the centre of the Silk Road, to being at wars with the British and the invasion of the Soviets, More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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University of Massachusetts Boston professor Paul Atwood blames US, ‘American intervention’ for 9/11 attack

A damning article published by The College Fix confirms the anti-American sentiment and lies about the 9/11 attacks, this time perpetuated by an American Studies professor at the University of Massachusetts Boston. photo/ More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, August 21st, 2017
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Rand Paul on Afghanistan: ‘I think it is a terrible idea to send any more troops into that war’

As President Trump prepares for his speech about an hour from now, which he is expected to unveil a plan for a “strategy in Afghanistan” that will undoubtedly include increases in US troops to the country, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 21st, 2015
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Taliban attack kills 6 soldiers in Afghanistan as militants taking control in the south

A Taliban suicide bomber has killed six NATO troops at the Bagram base outside Kabul. The militant group has also conducting a broad offensive in the Helmand province, in south-eastern Afghanistan. Meanwhile, to More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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John Kerry describes campaign against ISIS as ‘weeks and weeks of combat’

Secretary of State John Kerry stated that the White House’s proposed ban on U.S. troops engaging in “enduring offensive ground combat operations” against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria was More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 30th, 2015
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White House: Josh Earnest says Taliban not terrorists

While the United States waged a lengthy war in Afhganistan to disrupt the power of the Taliban, the message from the Obama administration is that members of this group are not terrorists. “They do carry out tactics More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, January 3rd, 2015
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US draws down troops in Afghanistan, Taliban declares victory

The U.S. has formally ended the war in Afghanistan. The Taliban declared “defeat” of the U.S. and its allied forces, saying the Americans failed and didn’t accomplish “anything substantial or tangible.” In More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 24th, 2014
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Obama betrays promise, extends US combat role in Afghanistan through 2015

Described as a “secret signing” by the NY Times, President Obama expanded the US combat role in Afghanistan in 2015, pushing an exit date to 2016. According to  the Times, US jets, bombers, and drones More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 5th, 2014
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‘Clouded Hopes: 9 Years in Afghanistan’: A journey into the reconstruction of a damaged nation

Author Mary Ann Callahan takes readers behind-the-scenes and on the ground in Afghanistan a decade after 9/11 attacks in Clouded Hopes: 9 Years in Afghanistan.  America moved into the region to battle terrorism More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 9th, 2014
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John Kerry on release of Taliban from Gitmo endangers US troops, ‘baloney’

Critics of the Obama administration have zeroed in on the release of the five Taliban leaders from the US prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba for Bowe Bergdahl. Now Secretary of State John Kerry spoke on CNN about the More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 6th, 2014
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Afghanistan Presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah survives bombing

The Afghan Interior Ministry said a suicide bomber and a roadside bomb have struck the convoy of presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah as it left a campaign event in the capital Kabul. Friday’s explosions More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, August 2nd, 2013
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John Kerry on Afghanistan: ‘We are not withdrawing, we are drawing down’

In an interview Thursday, US Secretary of State John Kerry told Pakistani news source, Geo News senior anchor, Hamid Mir concerning the US presence in Afghanistan,  “Not every single soldier will leave in 2014. More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, June 24th, 2011
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Transcript President Obama’s speech on Afghanistan troop drawdown

Good evening. Nearly 10 years ago, America suffered the worst attack on our shores since Pearl Harbor. This mass murder was planned by Osama bin Laden and his al Qaeda network in Afghanistan, and signaled a new More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, August 2nd, 2010
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Lindsey Graham fears left, right in ‘unholy alliance’ to block stabilizing efforts in Afghanistan

A prominent Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee is praising President Barack Obama’s approach to fighting terrorism in Pakistan. However, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, is also worried More...



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