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Lions of Kandahar

I once read that an individual Soldier’s ability to effect change on the battlefield is limited to the maximum  range of his weapon.

That may have been more true in the dark days of sword and shield, but its spirit is just as alive today as it was in yesteryear. 430 more words

Afghanistan: Southern poppy-growing province of Helmand falls to Taliban control after heavy fighting (Helmand produces most of the world’s opium)

The Associated Press

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — An important district in Afghanistan’s southern poppy-growing province of Helmand has fallen to Taliban control after heavy fighting that killed or wounded up to 20 police officers, an official said on Saturday. 275 more words

State of emergency, highway closed, trains stopped due to eastern Sask. flooding

Heavy rains associated with a low pressure system swinging through over the weekend resulted in flooding in portions of eastern Saskatchewan.

A state of emergency was declared in Elfros with the closure of Highway 16 and the stopping of a train due to wash-out fears caused by heavy water flows. 497 more words


In Afghanistan The Future Never Arrives

In ten years in the war zone I never got the impression that the Afghans and Americans really understood each other.  Americans could never understand why the Afghans did so many things different from them.  855 more words

Foreign Policy

Gebrakan Operasi Jihad Taliban Setelah Idul Fitri

Laporan 09 Juli 2016

3 boneka tewas saat kendaraan Ranger dihancurkan di Tarinkot

URUZGAN – Laporan yang datang dari distrik Tarinkot bahwa pada pukul 15:00 waktu setempat kemarin (08/7) kendaraan sewaan musuh terkoyak menyusul serangan IED di wilayah ibukota Kalla-e-Naw, yang mengakibatkan 3 musuh bersenjata tewas di tempat. 374 more words