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Posts Tagged ‘2014

Afghanistan army to receive 4 billion dollars annually from US and EU

March 24, 2012

The West will subsidize Afghan security forces by more than $4 billion a year after US-led troops leave in 2014, President Hamid Karzai has said. Karzai told a graduation ceremony at a military academy in Kabul: “It’s set that post-2014, for the next 10 years until 2024, the international community, with the U.S. in the […]

Secret pact reveals US troops stuck in Afghanistan until 2024

August 27, 2011

If you thought President Obama was ending the war in Afghanistan, think again. Your children will be fighting it in 2024 if the Pentagon has its way. Maybe you thought we’d get out of Afghanistan this very year, the drawdown date President Obama set as he surged U.S. troops into the country in December 2009; […]

Afghanistan War ironies and uncertainties

November 23, 2010

Amazing as it sounds, NATO, the world’s most powerful military alliance, may be losing the only war the 61-year old pact every fought. All its soldiers, heavy bombers, tanks, helicopter gunships, armies of mercenaries, and electronic gear are being beaten by a bunch of lightly-armed Afghan farmers and mountain tribesmen. Why? Well, 10 years into […]

Medal of Honor to band of brothers fighting America’s senseless wars

November 22, 2010

An extraordinarily brave American, Spc. Salvatore Giunta of Hiawatha, Iowa, the first live American to win the Medal of Honor since the war in Vietnam, said this after his heroism was recognized in a battle far from Kandahar, in the Korengal Valley three years ago: “These people won’t leave this valley,” he said of the […]