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Afghanistan: “green-on-blue” attack kills two

Two U.S. Special Forces members were killed and six others wounded on a joint base in the eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, The Taliban has not claimed responsibility, it was an insider attack — often known as “green-on-blue” attacks that … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: E-11A down

Our hearts are with the families & friends of Lt Col Paul K. Voss & Capt Ryan S. Phaneuf. The Air Force lost these two brave Airmen in their support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. Their service & dedication to our … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: Afghan air force strikes near Uzbekistan

A regional military spokesman, Hanif Rezai, confirmed that the Afghan air force conducted five strikes in several Balkh villages on January 25 2020. The province borders Uzbekistan. [September 15 2019 Taliban’s designate governor killed ] The defense ministry in a … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: successive administrations turned a blind eye

              A Lessons Learned project by the Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (Sigar), a federal agency whose main task is eliminating corruption and inefficiency in the US war effort shows … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: VP attack fails

The political office of the Afghan president’s running mate was hit by a large explosion and stormed by several gunmen who remained holed up inside   My brother, true son of the Afghan soil and first VP candidate of my … Continue reading

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Pompeo: expel every last Iranian boot” from Syria

  Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State, The American University in Cairo, Cairo, Egypt January 10, 2019 declared that the U.S. would “use diplomacy and work with our partner to expel every last Iranian boot” from Syria. And he promised … Continue reading

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U.S. air strike near Sirte, Libya

In coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), U.S. forces conducted a precision airstrike near Bani Walid, Libya, on June 6, killing four (4) ISIS-Libya militants. http://www.africom.mil/media-room/press-releases [ March 22  U.S. drone strike in southern Libya from Niger  … Continue reading

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