December 11, 2012
Obama and the American military label all young men – between the ages of say 15 and 35 – who happen to be in battle zones as suspected insurgents who they can target and kill.
Under the Bush administration, children were tortured.
Now, the U.S. military is starting to target children for assassination in battle zones. As the Nation reports:
In a despicable article in Military Times, the US military says that children are legitimate targets in the [...]
The full scale of a Taliban attack on Camp Bastion in Afghanistan has become clear as it emerged 15 insurgents wearing US army uniforms destroyed six Harrier jets, three refuelling stations and damaged a number of aircraft hangars.
As well as the two US marines who were killed, nine coalition staff were wounded in the attack, said ISAF, the International Security Assistance Force coalition in Afghanistan.
Coalition forces killed 14 insurgents and [...]
July 18, 2012 03:33 PMMAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan: A Taliban bomb attack Wednesday destroyed 22 fuel tankers carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan, local officials said.
A pre-dawn explosion triggered a fire which engulfed the trucks, parked in the northern province of Samangan overnight on their way from Uzbekistan towards NATO forces in the south, Samangan deputy governor Ghulam Sakhi Baghlani said.
“The first explosion resulted in a fire which quickly engulfed as [...]
(CNN) — A man wearing an Afghan National Army uniform killed a U.S. coalition service member, the U.S. military said Thursday. It was the latest in a string of such attacks.
The incident took place late Wednesday when the person “turned his weapon against coalition service members,” the U.S. military said. The person who opened fire was killed by coalition forces who returned fire, the military said.
A U.S. Defense official said the [...]
‘Guardian angels’ are troops who watch over comrades even as they sleep
The lengths Taliban are prepared to go to to gain access to coalition forces shown as two militants dressed in women’s clothing are arrested
U.S. military commanders in Afghanistan have assigned ‘guardian angels’ – troops who watch over their comrades even as they sleep – as part of a series of increased security measures to protect troops against possible rogue [...]