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Afghanistan OEF 2001-2008

A few images from Northern Afghanistan with General Dostum

A few from Kandahar and Spin Boldak on the border with Pakistan

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Afghanistan

Forgotten Voices of Empire: The Battle of Maiwand 27th July 1880 Part 1

The Battle of Maiwand was one of the principal battles of the 2nd Afghan War (1878-1880).  A British force consisting of  two Brigades of British and Indian troops under the command of Brigadier General Burrows (1827–1917) was defeated by an Afghan force under the leadership of Ayub Khan. 1,308 more words

Empire

OSS Games Summer Sale! 20% Off!

One Small Step Games has announced its Summer Sale!

On now through the 4th of July, get 20% off on all published items.

Amounts to five bucks off each of my folio designs with OSS. 65 more words

Publishing

MILNEWS.ca Highlights - May 10, 2017

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Ukraine

Craig Scott: Sajjan downplayed his role in Afghanistan where it could hurt him, but exaggerated where it helped him

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan is being lambasted in the news for telling an audience in New Delhi that “(o)n my first deployment to Kandahar in 2006, I was the architect of Operation Medusa.” Sajjan’s boastful claim to be “the” architect of this major battle merits the criticism it’s received. 1,020 more words

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Matthew Fisher: Sajjan’s lie has earned shock, fury and outrage where once he earned respect

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan is being roundly criticized for falsely claiming that he was the “architect” of Operation Medusa, a mission to the west of Kandahar City that began 11 years ago in the searing heat of summer. 717 more words

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I recently travelled to interview political figures in the UAE and was surprised by what I found

Much of the time, news about Dubai and Abu Dhabi reports on human rights abuses, arcane laws and so on. But there’s another, progressive side to the UAE – and it feels like it’s going forwards at a time when my own country is going backwards… 189 more words

The Muslim Times