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Afghanistan war logs: Massive leak of secret files exposes truth of occupation
Bloody errors at civilians' expense, as recorded in the logs, include the day French troops strafed a bus full of children in 2008, wounding eight. A US patrol similarly machine-gunned a bus, wounding or killing 15 of its passengers, and in 2007 Polish troops mortared a village, killing a wedding party including a pregnant woman, in an apparent revenge attack.
afghanistan  war  wikileaks 
july 2010 by andrewducker
U.S. Government: We Have Not Forgotten About Osaka Binn Rogen
Afghan president Hamid Karzai, who recommended checking a few countries to the left, said that he also was dedicated to finding the terrorist leader.

"I don't see Osama that often," Karzai said. "But next time I do, I'll definitely let him know that our allies are looking for him."
afghanistan  pakistan  satire  terrorism 
april 2010 by andrewducker
RAF leaflet box kills Afghan girl
Now _that_'s not going to be winning any hearts or minds
Irony  EpicFail  afghanistan 
september 2009 by andrewducker
Don't you think she's a little bit young?
Stephanie Sinclair travelled around rural Afghanistan photographing child brides in 2003. She returned with a series of moving, upsetting portraits of terrified adolescents born into a world of misogynistic duties and suicidal despair.
feminism  afghanistan  marriage  religion  culture  society 
august 2009 by andrewducker
Inside the Taliban
Interviews from a reported embedded with the Taliban.
afghanistan  war  taliban 
august 2009 by andrewducker
The Afghan village in Norfolk
I've been in the similar German one on Salisbury Plain. This one has far more detail and cultural use though.
afghanistan  military  UK 
june 2009 by andrewducker

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