|US military praises Pakistani steps to curb fertilizers used in Afghanistan bombs|
Monday, 05.20.2013, 03:47pm
A top American military officer says
Pakistan has taken steps to prevent fertilizers made in Pakistan from
being used for roadside bombs targeting American troops in Afghanistan.
|Three Reasons Not to Leave Afghanistan (That Liberals Will Love)|
Monday, 05.20.2013, 03:44pm
n 2012, 2/3rds of U.S. Americans,
and even more liberals, favored getting out of Afghanistan as soon as
possible. The logic goes something like this: the war was bungled from
the beginning and should be wrapped up immediately, thus avoiding more
death and destruction-- in short,
|Wanted, an Afghan statesman|
Thursday, 05.16.2013, 07:41pm
| |With prospects for peace in Afghanistan and the region at stake,
Hamid Karzai needs to end the uncertainties surrounding next year’s
On the eve of the decisive transitions — political, security and
economic — in Afghanistan next year when NATO drawdown will take place...
|Why insider attacks are down in Afghanistan|
Wednesday, 05.15.2013, 07:38pm
The gunfire that pierced the night in Afghanistan’s Zabul Province last September was a troubling surprise to the 20 US soldiers manning a fortified checkpoint near the Pakistan border. Before long, the soldiers would know the terrifying truth: that it was Afghan police officers who, after climbing the wall of a hillside observation post assigned to keeping an eye out for Taliban movement,
|Afghan Air Force graduates first female pilot in 30 years|
Wednesday, 05.15.2013, 07:36pm
This week, 21-year-old 2nd Lieutenant Niloofar Rhmani became the Afghan Air Force’s first female pilot to be trained to fly in 30 years.The Kabul City native earned her flying wings in a graduation ceremony at Shindand Air Base in Afghanistan’s western province of Herat, along with 12 other young Afghan graduates of the Undergraduate Pilot Training, run by U.S. Air Force instructors.
|Should India Provide Direct Military Aid To Afghanistan?|
Tuesday, 05.14.2013, 03:33pm
One way for New Delhi to overcome its anxieties and further cement
ties with Kabul is to consider providing direct military assistance to
the Afghan government and training support to the burgeoning Afghan
National Security Forces. The India-Afghanistan Strategic Partnership
Agreement signed in October 2011 already provides...