Tag Archives: Afghanistan

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Opinion: Americans, Afghanistans & Random Acts of Violence

One rogue soldier killing civilians in Afghanistan should evoke more reasons for peace than more violence

The senseless killing spree by a US soldier in Afghanistan sparks a conversation on the…

By Raynard Jackson

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Obama Ends Iraq War But Battle Still Rages At Home

Commander-In-Chief gets hit with political bombs from GOP over decision while he fights for opportunities for vets

President Obama ended the Iraq War but the troubled economy and unemployment rate leaves veterans…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Osama bin Laden Killed by U.S. Forces

President says "justice is done" in most significant act as commander-in-chief, death of Al Queda leader Osam bin Laden

President Obama announced to the world late Sunday night that Osama bin Laden, the mastermind…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Obama Announces the End of Operation Iraqi Freedom

In remarks prepared for delivery to the American people on August 31, 2010, the President officially ends the war in Iraq

President Barack H. Obama, in remarks prepared for delivery on August 31, 2010, officially announces…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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If You Were Obama, Would You Fire Gen. McChrystal?

Does his leadership of international forces in Afghanistan make him too important to be dismissed for insubordination?

TAKE OUR POLL: General Stanley S. McChrystal, leader of the counterinsurgency effort in the war…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Al-Qaida-linked Suspects Arrested For Kabul Attack

KABUL (AP) — Afghan authorities have arrested the ringleader of a group that staged a…

By Associated Press

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Militants Kill 6 Pakistanis For Alleged US Spying

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Intelligence officials and residents say militants killed six Pakistani men in…

By Associated Press

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Officials: Afghan Parliament Vote To Be Postponed

KABUL (AP) — Parliamentary elections scheduled for May 22 will be postponed until the fall,…

By Associated Press

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NATO Forces In Race To Secure Kandahar

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. and Canadian forces are rushing to train a police force…

By Associated Press

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Dog Surge Along With Troop Surge In Afghan War

KANDAHAR AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. troop surge in Afghanistan has led to…

By Associated Press

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UK Bans Export Of Bomb Detection Device

LONDON (AP) — Britain is banning the exports of a machine marketed as a bomb…

By Associated Press

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Clashes Kill 22 Militants, 2 Troops In NW Pakistan

PARACHINAR, Pakistan (AP) — Clashes between Pakistani security forces and militants near the Afghan border…

By Associated Press

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Protest Turns Violent, 2 Wounded In Afghanistan

KABUL (AP) — Militants hiding among demonstrators fired on police Saturday, sparking a gun battle…

By Associated Press

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Police Chief, 2 Officers Kidnapped In Afghanistan

KABUL (AP) — Militants kidnapped a district police chief and two other officers on a…

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Pakistan Army Kills Militants In North Waziristan

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani security forces killed three militants in North Waziristan…

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Afghanistan Bans Chemical Used To Make Bombs

KABUL (AP) — Afghanistan on Friday banned the use of a fertilizer chemical also used…

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Afghanistan Bans Fertilizer Chemical Used In Bombs

KABUL (AP) — The Afghan government banned a fertilizer chemical on Friday that was used…

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120 Al-Qaida Suspects Detained In Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish police on Friday rounded up 120 people suspected of links…

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Obama’s Report Card: One Year Later

An assessment of the president's first year in office

It has been one year since history was made in the U.S. with the inauguration…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Text of Letter From Obama to Nancy Pelosi

Dear Madam Speaker:
We face a security situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan that demands urgent attention.…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Day 67

Along with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert Gates, Obama announces a…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Briefing on the New Strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan

MR. HAMMER: Good morning, everyone. We had a little change in the programming…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Obama on the Record: New Strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan

THE PRESIDENT: Good morning. Please be seated.
Before I begin today, let…

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Factchecking the Candidates

During and after the one and only vice presidential debate the McCain-Palin and Obama-Biden campaigns…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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