Friday, 17 April 2015

Pakistani Military Vs Taliban


To fight the Taliban, Pakistani military turns... by shah7756

Dispute Over Top Afghan Defence Posts


Rivals Row Over Top Afghan Defense Posts as... by wochit

Roadside Bomb Kills 7


Afghan Official: Roadside Bombing Kills 7... by wochit

Hundreds of British soldiers given anti-malaria drug known to be dangerous for mental health

Hundreds of British soldiers sent to Afghanistan given anti-malaria drug known to be dangerous for mental health - Home News - UK - The Independent

Now it can be reported that more than 500 service personnel were given Lariam before being deployed to Afghanistan between 2007 and 2014, according to official figures released in response to a Freedom of Information request. It is not known how many subsequently required mental health treatment.

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) defends its continued use of Lariam - which is banned by the US Special Forces Command - on the grounds that it follows Public Health England (PHE) guidelines.

US intervention in Afghanistan undermined infrastructure-building

Former CIA agent: US intervention in Afghanistan undermined infrastructure-building efforts | The Daily Texan

“After 2005, we as a government made a very serious mistake,” Grenier said. “We decided in effect that Afghanistan was too important to [leave to] the whims of Afghans.”
Grenier spoke at a campus event hosted by the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law and the Clements Center for History, Strategy and Statecraft on Thursday to promote new his book, “88 Days to Kandahar.”

Thursday, 16 April 2015

Drones. Civilian Deaths And Consequences


EU Inaction Accused Of Costing Lives