Sunday, 29 March 2015

220, 000 people killed in “War on Terror” in Afghanistan

220, 000 people killed in “War on Terror” in Afghanistan - Khaama Press (KP) | Afghan News Agency:

A conservative report recently published jointly by Physicians for Social Responsibility, Physicians for Global Survival and the Nobel Prize-winning International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War states that in the War on Terror including 220, 000 in Afghanistan approximately 1.3 million people have been killed in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq. According to the report the figure “is approximately 10 times greater than that of which the public, experts and decision makers are aware of and propagated by the media and major NGOs.

Children bear brunt of NATO’s unexploded Afghan bombs

Children bear brunt of NATO’s unexploded Afghan bombs | Afghanistan Times: Helmand is one of the worst-affected provinces, as well as shells and bombs there are 91 known minefields covering an area of 63.8 square kilometers.
The UN-backed Mine Action Coordination Center of Afghanistan (MACCA) recorded 369 casualties, including 89 deaths last year among the civilian Afghan population because of unexploded ordinance. In some cases, de-mining sappers themselves have been targeted directly by insurgents.
It’s often children that bear the brunt of the mess coalition forces have left behind. Last fall, four siblings were collecting firewood near their home when shells that had been lying there unexploded went off in the children’s hands, killing two of them instantly and injuring their two brothers.
The area had been used by US soldiers for battlefield training, but the area had not been marked.

Saturday, 28 March 2015

Egypt in Yemen


Clam Helmland River, Afghanistan

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War Porn Film

Canadian, rather than US cheerleaders in this case. 


Taliban video shows fighters parading through captured US military base

Taliban video shows fighters parading through captured US military base in Afghanistan | Daily Mail Online
The Taliban have reportedly captured an former US military base in the western Afghan province of Farah.
The news was released through a 16 minute video, in which dozens of Taliban fighters are shown being driven into the fortified base. The white flag of the Taliban is also shown being unfurled by one of the militants whilst another scene shows one of the group's leaders making a lengthy speech in Pashto.

Friday, 27 March 2015

Collaterals


ISIS Everywhere: Have Saudi Chickens Come Home To Roost?

ISIS Everywhere: Have Saudi Chickens Come Home To Roost? By Taj Hashmi

Its popularity among jihadist ideology-motivated Muslim youths is phenomenal. Being disillusioned with their top leaders for negotiating peace with American and Afghan governments, some Afghan Taliban fighters have joined the group. A news report in a Bangladeshi daily (Bangladesh Pratidin, March 24, 2015) reveals that several Islamist groups in Bangladesh, India, Myanmar and Pakistan are also getting organized to fight for their own “Islamic State” in South Asia. Now it seems, ISIS is everywhere.

Archive Footage - Taliban Attack On US Base

Afghanistan’s Economic Recovery: A New Horizon for South-South Partnerships?

Afghanistan’s Economic Recovery: A New Horizon for South-South Partnerships?

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has invested 1.2 billion dollars in Afghanistan for roads, railways, and airport projects. Credit: Giuliano Battiston/IPS

Isil is already sending 'advance guards' to Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani warns

Isil is already sending 'advance guards' to Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani warns - Telegraph
The Taliban warned that the decision to slow down the withdrawal would only hamper peace its negotiations with the government in Kabul and prolong the fighting in Afghanistan.
"This damages all the prospects for peace. This means the war will go on until they are defeated," a Taliban spokesman told Agence France Presse.
The Taliban has publicly insisted that it will not negotiate while foreign troops are still in the country but dialogue is taking place through private channels.

Rally Against Police Chief's Assassination