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What It's Like To Lose Your Son In Combat

A dull, expressionless general from Washington delivered a mechanical script expressing the country’s appreciation for Kristoffer’s sacrifice. He flinched at my reply. “I’d have preferred you used a drone to drop a bomb and take out the Taliban commander’s compound.” 772 more words

Afghanistan: The Forgotten War & Britain's Legacy

A day conference to support peace and justice for Afghans 

11th October 2014, Friends House 10am-4pm

Hosted and facilitated by Maya and Farzana


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Democracy in Afghanistan

Jonah Blank discusses the prospects of Afghanistan in his latest Foreign Affairs piece, titled “Afghanistan’s Best Bet”. In it, he discusses some of the dangers and opportunities for the unity government of President-elect Ashraf Ghani and his challenger-now-prime-minister Abdullah Abdullah in navigating through country’s troublesome future of continued conflict. 404 more words

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Afghanistan 2014 - The Forgotten War: Britain’s Legacy

A day conference to support peace and justice for Afghans

Saturday, 11th October, 2014 10:00am to 4:30pm 

 Friends House, 173 Euston Road,

London NW1 2BJ… 428 more words

Stirring the Heart: A Film Review of "The Hornet's Nest"

In the documentary film The Hornet’s Nest, journalist Mike Boettcher and his son, Carlos, follow 2-327 Infantry “No Slack”, 1st Brigade Combat Team “Bastogne”, 101st Airborne Division during their 2010 – 2011 deployment to Kunar Province, Afghanistan. 438 more words

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It's 9/11 and We're Still Fighting Religious Nihilism

In an era where America is tired of foreign intervention, war, and the confusing moral issues that accompany diplomatic relations, 9/11 has become a charged date for everyone beyond the stab of pain that resulted from the world’s worst terror attack. 803 more words