afghanistan

  1. The Man

    Soviet pilot found ALIVE in Afghanistan

    Missing Soviet Pilot Turns Up Alive in Afghanistan, 30 Years After War General Valery Vostrotin, Afghan War vet, head of Airborne Troops Union, and also head of the Moscow branch of the Combat Brotherhood Vyacheslav Kalinin The Brotherhood, FYI, is not exactly as entirely a...
  2. P

    Is Russia undermining US efforts in Afghanistan?

    Is Russia undermining US efforts in Afghanistan? | TheHill Also: https://www.theguardian.com/news/2018/jan/09/how-the-heroin-trade-explains-the-us-uk-failure-in-afghanistan
  3. RNG

    Afghanistan continued, and continued, and ...

    And yet there were just multiple news stories about how the Taliban's influence is growing at an accelerating rate. How's that winning hearts and minds as well as nation building going there...
  4. ptif219

    Afghanistan speech: Trump rejects ‘timetables,’ ups pressure on Pakistan, refocuses o

    Trump gave a great speech with many good points. Will be fun to watch the democrats to try and condemn this. Trump showed what a leader is. This much better than the weak Obama Afghanistan speech: Trump rejects ?timetables,? ups pressure on Pakistan, refocuses on ?killing terrorists? |...
  5. Devil505

    What will Trump announce tonight about Afghanistan?

    After 16 years of Americans dying uselessly in AF, the only reasonable option for us is to pull our troops out. (keep small units of specOps in the area to attack terrorists) Therefore....Trump will send more Americans to die uselessly. None of them will be related to him. He will pay for none...
  6. DebateDrone

    Trump gives Mattis Authority to set Troop Levels in Afghanistan

    "We are not winning in Afghanistan right now,Mattis was blunt Trump Gives Mattis Authority To Set U.S. Troop Levels In Afghanistan : The Two-Way : NPR Some say 10,000 for both campaigns. Here we go again. That dog needs a good tail wagging.
  7. excalibur

    White House blows cover of CIA chief in Afghanistan

    Well. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/05/26/white-house-exposes-cia-chief/9586633/
  8. The Man

    Karzai, former Prez of Afghanistan, condemns US MOAB attack

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXrd0W9viSQ Hamid Karzai: MOAB 'brutal act against innocent people' | Afghanistan News | Al Jazeera Calling Successor a ‘Traitor’, Afghan Ex-Leader Denounces U.S. Bombing Ex-Afghan president: Allowing US to drop MOAB was 'treason' | New York Post The US...
  9. Blueneck

    Russia supporting Taliban

    Interesting. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-03-31/russia-backs-afghan-taliban-demand-to-withdraw-foreign-troops Strange bedfellows, to say the least. Not that I don't want to see our troops come home, but why on earth would the Russians side with the Taliban? :think:
  10. Chief

    A French Soldier's View of US Soldiers in Afghanistan

    http://inmilitary.com/a-french-soldiers-view-of-us-soldiers-in-afghanistan/?utm_source=outbrain&utm_medium=link&utm_content=Outbrain_IM_September2016_A_French_Soldiers_Perception_of_American_Soldiers_Overseas&utm_campaign=Blog%20-%20In%20Military%20-%20LT%20-%20AMU More at the link...
  11. C

    Obama invaded Afghanistan, say Trump's spokeswoman

    I know it's been said before but not by some one close to Trump himself... Donald Trump's spokeswoman claims Barack Obama 'invaded Afghanistan' The comments of Katrina Pierson followed Mr Trump assertion earlier in the week that Mr Obama was the 'founder' of Isis Andrew Buncombe...
  12. cpicturetaker12

    Dallas shooters PARENTS speak. (I hope we are looking at his time in AFGHANISTAN).

    There's not alot of discussion about this that I can see yet. I read that he was in a 'civil engineer' capacity in the Army and made an assumption that he wouldn't have seen much 'carnage'. But I also don't know what he specifically did. His mother said that he came back CHANGED. (This...
  13. bajisima

    Pres Obama to leave more troops than expected in Afghanistan

    President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he will leave behind more troops in Afghanistan than originally planned. "Speaking from the White House, Obama said he would draw down troops to 8,400 by the end of his administration, from the initial target of 5,500. The current level of troops in...
  14. excalibur

    Afghanistan Migration Surging; 99% Support Sharia Law

    Well how dumb will we continue to be? Hillary dumb, that's how. Afghanistan Migration Surging into America; 99% Support Sharia Law - Breitbart
  15. G

    Pentagon Releases Nearly 200 Photos Showing Detainee Abuse In Iraq, Afghanistan

    http://news.google.com/news/url?sr=1&ct2=us%2F0_0_s_3_1_a&sa=t&usg=AFQjCNE-FuL3dqzfiShHRQvocLdqPzDP8A&cid=52779043142042&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ibtimes.com%2Fpentagon-releases-nearly-200-photos-showing-detainee-abuse-iraq-afghanistan-2296945&ei=Sbm1VoH8KqOCwAHI2IOYAw&rt=HOMEPAGE&vm=STANDARD&bvm=sec...
  16. meridian5455

    6 Americans Killed in Afghanistan Suicide Attack

    Six Americans were killed in a suicide bomb attack today on a joint U.S. and Afghan patrol outside Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, according to a U.S. official. Six Resolute Support service members died as a result of a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device attack in Bagram, Afghanistan on...
  17. BoiseBo

    Afghanistan now has the world's most expensive gas station

    43 million or or 100 times or more what it should have cost. Wonder how many new schools could have built, bridges could have been repaired and JOBS might have been created here at home with that kind of money? ENOUGH!! :rolleyes: 'Colossal waste': DOD slammed for $43M, US-funded gas...
  18. Winston Parker

    U.S. Airstrike May Have Hit Doctors Without Borders Hospital In Afghanistan

    http://www.buzzfeed.com/jimdalrympleii/us-airstrike-may-have-hit-doctors-without-borders-hospital-i#.bbRvkm83v I thought that Doctors without borders could use the air force or other military as a protection. I'm sure everybody was surprised with that airstrike. Now three people are dead. But...
  19. J

    Leader of ISIL in Afghanistan killed in drone strike

    Reports: ISIL leader in Afghanistan killed in U.S. drone strike I came here to say basically the same thing. At this point can we stop spending time on 'leaders' and just bomb any and all of them? Seems easier to just take out anyone that could potentially rise to leadership than worry about...
  20. J

    "heroin epidemic" sweeping the United States and poppy production in Afghanistan

    I am sharing with you just my personal experience. I live in an area - the Midwestern United States - that is absolutely plagued right now by growing heroin abuse. It certainly wasn't this bad ten years ago and it's only getting worse. So bad, in fact, that the state I live in and the state...