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By Brandon Jones On Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

’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 Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Navid Negahban previews ’12 Strong’: ‘Passionate’ cast ‘honoring these Aghanis’ helping to rid terrorism

Based on the non-fiction book Horse Soldiers by Doug Stanton, 12 Strong centers on the post-9/11 story of a U.S. Special Forces team partnering with Afghanistan factions into the rugged mountains, delivering a More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 3rd, 2017

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 Monday, August 8th, 2016
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Islamic State acquires US weapons, radios in Afghanistan after recent victories

Islamic State terrorists reported they have acquired various US weapons and radio equipment in Afghanistan following recent battlefield victories. The Sunni militants posted pictures of documents, photographs More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
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Top Factors Affecting your Life Insurance Premium

Life insurance can be a great way to financially protect your loved ones while making future investments at the same time. Before accepting your application, an insurance company considers several factors when pricing More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, May 30th, 2016

Americans pause to celebrate Memorial Day

Below are words I penned five years ago, still new to writing and long, long before the Global Dispatch was even a notion rolling around in my mind. Today is a day of pause indeed and beyond the celebrations, pomp More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 21st, 2015

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 Brandon Jones On Saturday, January 3rd, 2015

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, May 12th, 2014

Army Cpt Tye Reedy talks ‘The Hornet’s Nest,’ Afghanistan War

Army Cpt. Tye Reedy spoke with The Global Dispatch/Dispatch Radio about the new film, The Hornet’s Nest, which takes audiences into the depths of the war in Afghanistan. The film was put together using footage More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

6 Soldiers dead, 1 survive Black Hawk helicopter crash in Afghanistan

The Taliban claim they shot the chopper down, initial reports claim there was a mechanical failure, but the end results is that six US soldiers are dead and one narrowly survived. Pentagon and military officials More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, March 4th, 2012

Kristol calls killing of US soldiers by uniformed Afghans ‘little incidents’

The recent deaths of US servicemen at the hands of uniformed Afghanis, our supposed allies, over the destruction of Korans was a topic on the panel on the Mar 4 episode of Fox News Sunday. YouTube screen shot One More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, June 24th, 2011

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...

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