US-led soldier killed in blast in eastern Afghanistan

ShareThis US-led soldier killed in blast in eastern Afghanistan 22 Mar 2013 A US-led foreign soldier has been killed in a blast in the troubled eastern Afghanistan as foreign fatalities continue to rise across the war-ravaged country. “An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service member died following an improvised explosive device attack in eastern Afghanistan […]

Blast kills Polish soldier wounds another in Afghanistan

ShareThis Blast kills Polish soldier wounds another in Afghanistan 20 Mar 2013 An improvised explosive device has killed one US-led polish soldier and wounded another in Afghanistan’s central-eastern province of Ghazni, Poland’s Defense Ministry says. The Polish trooper Pawel Ordynski died when a mine went off under his armored vehicle as he was patrolling an […]

Pakistan secretly permitting lethal NATO supply via air

ShareThis Pakistan secretly permitting lethal NATO supply via air 01 Jul 2012 In blatant disregard to foreign policy terms approved by parliament this year, Pakistan has secretly allowed US-led Nato forces to use its airspace for transporting lethal supplies to Afghanistan, official sources revealed. It is not clear when the permission was granted but it […]

U.S. building Afghanistan a new $92 million ‘Pentagon’

ShareThis U.S. building Afghanistan a new $ 92 million ‘Pentagon’ 01 Jul 2012 The United States is spending $ 92 million to build Afghanistan a new “Pentagon,” a massive five-story military headquarters with domed roofs and a high-tech basement command center that will link Afghan generals with their troops. Even with American troops beginning their […]

WTF… Marine Corps bans audible farting in Afghanistan

(GUNNY G)   The United States Marine Corps has banned audible farting in Afghanistan because it is culturally offensive to civilians working with the military and members of the Afghan National Army. The Military Times Marine Corps blog, Battle Rattle recently posted the news that “audible farting has been banned for some Marines downrange because […]

Alberto Gonzales Confronted On Torture

Bush Attorney General Alberto Gonzales gets confronted by Luke Rudkowdski of and Abby Martin of about torture. SOURCE: Jan 22, 2002 – Department of Justice memo to White House and Defense Department Counsels regarding the application of the War Crimes Act and the Geneva Conventions The 37-page memo, written by Assistant Attorney General […]

4 NATO Service Members Killed in Afghanistan

ShareThis 4 NATO Service Members Killed in Afghanistan 24 Jun 2012 NATO says four service members have died in southern Afghanistan in the past two days. The alliance says one service member died in an insurgent attack and another in a bomb blast on Saturday. The two other service members died Sunday in a traffic […]

2,000 dead Americans: the toll of the Afghan War (so far)

EDITORS NOTE:  This number does not count the suicides in it. And the “official” death toll is always lowered because “combat” deaths are only deaths “on” the battlefield, not if the Marine or Soldier dies in the field hospital or enroute to it. That is one example of how presidential administrations and people in command […]

US-led trooper killed in S Afghanistan

ShareThis US-led trooper killed in S Afghanistan 14 Jun 2012 A Taliban attack in southern Afghanistan has killed a US-led trooper with the International Security Assistance Force, Press TV reports. Earlier in the day, another US-led trooper died of wounds received in an improvised explosive device (IED) attack, which had occurred in southern Afghanistan on […]

Surge in suicides among US soldiers

  (AL JAZEERA)   Figures show suicides among active-duty troops now average almost one a day, outnumbering forces killed in action. Suicides are surging among US soldiers, averaging nearly one a day this year, according to statistics from the country’s defense department. The 154 suicides for active-duty troops in the first 155 days of the year […]