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Movie Review: 12 Strong

The War in Afghanistan was interesting until about 14 years ago. As a civilian, to me it looks more like a cleanup operation, and trying to leave the country better than when we found it. 770 more words

Movie Reviews

The Port Authority Attack is a Snapshot of Our Future


New York City on Monday suffered another terror attack at the hands of a young Muslim man who swore fealty to the Islamic State of Iraq and Al Sham (better known as  ISIS). 1,045 more words


Turning Corners In Afghanistan

By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~

In the latest issue of Foreign Policy journal, Paul McLeary quotes Gen. John Nicholson, head of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, who claims, that after 16 years of war, the United States and its Afghan partners “have turned the corner,” the “momentum is now with Afghan security forces,” and we are now “on a path to a win.” 618 more words

Public Opinion

Why Are American Troops Still in Afghanistan? (Essay)


The on-going discussion about American troops fighting in Afghanistan is one that has not quieted since U.S. intervention after the September 11 attacks in 2001. 2,141 more words

Edmonton soldier shares Afghanistan war story in documentary

A social worker at CFB Edmonton is sharing her personal story of war and loss in a documentary set to air Friday night.

Former platoon leader Capt. 266 more words


"In fact, since the inception of the disgraceful puppet regime, Loya Jirgas, and not the fraudulent and sham elections, have been the real source of decision making. Now the occupying imperialists, through their imported feudal and bourgeois comparator democracy, are holding a Loya Jirga to earn legality and legitimacy for their occupation under the name of the people of Afghanistan."- The Communist (Maoist) Party of Afghanistan

“On November 21, 2013 the puppet regime convened its fourth sham Loya Jirga. The first Emergency Loyal Jirga was held to endorse the imperialist invasion and subsequent occupation of Afghanistan and the enslaving decisions of the national traitors in Bonn held under the plumage of the invading imperialists for approving the puppet regime of Hamid Karzai. 935 more words