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By The Dispatch On Monday, April 30th, 2018
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Afghanistan: Kabul blasts leave 25 dead, 9 identified as reporters

According to the information obtained by Reporters Without Borders (RSF), at least nine journalists were killed and six others were badly injured in a double suicide bombing this morning in Kabul, in which the second More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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New York abortionist, Merle Hoffman, says abortions ’empower women’

Merle Hoffman, president and CEO of Choices Women’s Medical Clinic (Choices) in Jamaica, New York, who was questioned under oath yesterday by Liberty Counsel, has said that the “act of abortion positions More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
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’12 Strong’ captures the story of a historic victory, but offers little substance to make it matter

The declassified tale of the first U.S. soldiers who land in Afghanistan in the days after 9/11 is the focus of 12 Strong, but sadly, the creators spend too little time on these men, their personalities and the More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
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Things are Not Easy for Women: Sexual Harassment, Glass Ceiling and More

“We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.” These inspiring words are from Malala Yousafzai, a girl who was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman in 2012 for her “crime” of speaking up for the More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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6 Wars that changed history forever

Irrespective of whether people like it or not, wars have played a great role in shaping the world to what it is right now. The current political situation, the number of developed and under-developed countries are More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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No jail time for Bowe Bergdahl, Trump says decision is a ‘total disgrace’

Bowe Bergdahl received a dishonorable discharge from the US Army but will avoid prison time for desertion and misbehavior before the enemy after abandoning his outpost in Afghanistan in 2009, a military judge ruled More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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Atheist Keith Parsons likens Alabama voters to Taliban, a cult and drug addicts for electing Roy Moore

It’s no surprise that an atheist would object to vocal Christian like Judge Roy Moore pursuing a seat in the U.S. Senate. What may be surprising is how deranged and demented Keith Parsons was willing to go More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Tim Kaine, Rand Paul, Jeff Flake push for Congress to address ‘illegal war’ in Syria

With the escalating situation unfolding overseas, an old debate was rearing up capitol hill — is the intervention in the Syrian civil war legal or illegal. Virginia Senator Tim Kaine has once again pushed More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, February 4th, 2017
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Whoopi Golberg makes disgusting comparison between Trump, Taliban, cutting off heads

The View star Whoopi Goldberg doesn’t see the problem compariing President Trump, his immigration stance and attacks on the media to a terror group such as the Taliban. “We have had a leader who’s More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
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Healing a War-torn Middle East

Over a million killed, millions more displaced. No stability of governments, nor any semblance of democracy. Young boys being forced to fight, others killed mercilessly as collateral damage in drone strikes. Cultural More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 19th, 2016
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Hillary Clinton hits Trump on misleading ad, offering fact checks and information on claims

Today, in response to Donald Trump’s new divisive and misleading campaign ad, HFA Deputy Communications Director Christina Reynolds offered the following statement: “From his divisive rhetoric to his erratic More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 11th, 2015
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New ISIS video: Prisoners executed by detonating explosives

The Islamic State released a video Monday showing the shocking execution of Afghan tribesman by detonating explosives they had positioned earlier underground. In the video, the men, wearing traditional tribal clothes More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
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‘Hero’ Bowe Bergdahl charged as ‘deserter’ and ‘misbehavior’

The Obama administration took a ton of heat for releasing Gitmo prisoners to free Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from the Taliban and will likely be back in the GOP crosshairs now that Bergdahl has been charged with desertion More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 16th, 2015
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Pakistani Taliban suicide bombing of churches leaves 14 dead, 80 injured

Taliban in Pakistan claimed responsibility of suicide bombings outside two churches in Lahore killed 14 people and wounded nearly 80 others during services on Sunday in attacks claimed by a faction of the Pakistani 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 Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
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Pakistan: Taliban attack school, kill over 130, 100 were students

More than 130 people, 100 being students,were killed and 122 others injured in a Taliban seizure of a military-run school in the city of Peshawar, Pakistan, according to provincial authorities on Tuesday. The actual More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 31st, 2014
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Malala Yousafzai wins World Children’s Prize, donates prize money to rebuild Gaza school

Malala Yousafzai, the 17-year-old advocate for girls’ education, has donated $50,000 in prize money to rebuild a Gaza school that was damaged in the Israel-Hamas war.    Yousafzai was awarded the World Children’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
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Death toll from Afghanistan car bombing reaches 89, doubles initial reports

The initial reports from media sources stated that a car bombing in Afghanistan killed 38, but now is being revised to reflect almost 90 deaths. Paktika is along the eastern border with PakistanImage/CIA A suicide 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...


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