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#MILNEWS.ca Review: "Combat Mission Kandahar"

FULL DISCLOSURE:  I was asked by Dundurn Press if I was interested in a review copy of the book reviewed below, and I agreed, saying there was no guarantee about how I would review the book. 1,011 more words


Gunmen attack hospital in southern Afghanistan


Mon Sep 12, 2016 4:29am EDT

Two gunmen entered a hospital in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Monday, setting off a gunbattle with security forces in which one of the attackers was killed, officials said. 112 more words

Reconstructed Village Canal Boosts Crop Output in Rural Community


  • Farmers in a rural community in Kandahar Province are seeing an increase in landproductivity since the rehabilitation of the village’s water canal.
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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