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Is Afghanistan India and Pakistan’s Proxy Battlefield?

On November 21, 2014

New York Times reported that President Barack Obama had quietly approved a guideline to allow US commanders in Afghanistan to continue to target Taliban insurgents. 965 more words


Remembrance Day Canada

Every year on November 11th, Canadians pause in a silent moment of remembrance for the men and women who have served, and continue to serve our country during times of war, conflict and peace. 39 more words

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Afghanistan according to Yvonne Ridley

(Yvonne Ridley. Photograph: Free Gaza Movement in 2005)

On Monday, the last British soldiers were airlifted out of Camp Bastion,  a day after the end of Britain’s war in Afghanistan. 622 more words


British Withdrawal from Afghanistan Puts Pressure on USA: can they really afford to scale back?

British combat operations in Afghanistan have ended after 13 years of struggle against the Taliban. With the US also in withdrawal mode, the onus is now firmly on the Afghan security forces to try and implement a degree of stability in this desperately troubled country. 538 more words


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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