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Modern warfare

America’s new fighter plane, the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II, is an “exceptional” aircraft, writes Todd Miller at The Aviationist [1]. And yet, despite its evident “sophistication” and “unique capabilities,” “many continue to question the performance and value” of the $400,000,000,000 project. 1,122 more words

Thomas Carlyle

Unintended Consequences: How Failures in Afghanistan Feed the US Heroin Epidemic

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Dustin J. Howell patrols through a poppy field during a patrol in Marjah, Afghanistan, April 26, 2012.  U.S. Marine Corps photo… 760 more words

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One step forward, one step back

While Gulbuddin Hekmatyar’s decision to stop warring with the Afghan government–for now, at least–should be seen as a positive step toward ending the civil war there, when it comes to the war against the Taliban Kabul is stuck in place and going nowhere fast: 858 more words

Furriners

Afghan warlord in from the cold, again

In a twist 20 years in the making, former Afghan prime minister and long-time war criminal Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, leader of the Hizb-i Islami militia, just cut a deal… 1,129 more words

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Industrial Railway Safety Conference.

This is an amazing honour.

I am excited to participate.

25 October 2016, DOW center Fort Saskatchewan. Get your tickets.

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War In Afghanistan

Book Marketing Thankyou.

It is a very unique journey marketing a book. There is a story we all have to tell and I have worked hard to approach it at an angle tangible to my peers and readable to the public. 45 more words

War In Afghanistan

Attack on American University in Kabul kills at least 16 UPDATED x 2

It’s hard to get a bead on exactly what’s happening on the campus of the American University in Kabul right now, but reports from earlier in the day said that one or possibly two gunmen… 533 more words

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