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Civilian casualties increase as Afghan troops battle Taliban: UN

Reuters - ‎vor 5 Stunden‎
For the first time, the Afghan air force killed or wounded more civilians in its operations than did air strikes carried out by international forces, the United Nations reported.

Anger, mourning in Afghanistan after Kabul suicide attack

CNBC - ‎vor 7 Stunden‎
It was claimed by Islamic State, which had never carried out any operation on a comparable scale in Afghanistan, raising fears of a new escalation and the kind of sectarian violence which has so far been relatively uncommon.

After the Dictator's Death

Wall Street Journal - ‎vor 14 Stunden‎
He writes boldly in his preface: “Stalin's death gave the Kremlin and the West the chance to escape the grim reality of his nightmarish imagination, a challenge they failed to accomplish. ... A military truce between all parties was signed on July 27 ...

IU's digitization process ahead of schedule

The Herald-Times (subscription) - ‎vor 8 Stunden‎
1 of 2. IU's digitization process ahead of schedule. Jeremy Hogan | Herald-Times. Jonathan Richardson inspects a reel-to-reel audio tape for bad splices earlier this month at the Media Digitization and Preservation Initiative.

Imran Khan's Faustian Bargain

CounterPunch - ‎vor 3 Stunden‎
No wonder, playboys like John F. Kennedy and Imran Khan turn out to be popular leaders because they understand the elementary psychology of the masses.

Afghanistan: President Obama's Vietnam

Common Dreams (press release) - ‎vor 18 Stunden‎
The Taliban remains a threat. They've gained ground in some cases.” As in Vietnam, however, ambitious military officers and armchair civilian warriors claim confidently that victory requires just a modest degree of escalation.

Today in History - July 25 - ‎vor 5 Stunden‎
In 1994, King Hussein of Jordan and Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin signed a declaration in Washington to end 46 years of hostility and open the way for economic co-operation between the two countries. In 1995, seven people were ... In 2010 ...

Mangal Bagh killed in drone strike in Nangarhar

Daily Times - ‎vor 13 Stunden‎
PESHAWAR: Mangal Bagh, fugitive chief of the outlawed Lashkar-e-Islam (LI), has been killed along with two close associates in a US drone strike in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province, intelligence and Taliban sources confirmed on Sunday. An ...

As Pakistan bars extremists from airwaves, some fear creeping censorship

South China Morning Post - ‎24.07.2016‎
Two years ago, events such as Qadri's funeral or this week's March by Saeed, who operates with no fear of arrest despite a US$10 million US bounty over his alleged involvement in the 2008 Mumbai attacks, would have been extensively reported on TV.

Inside a frontline hospital in Afghanistan - ‎22.07.2016‎
On October 3, 2015, during a lull in fighting between the Taliban and Afghan forces, a hospital in Kunduz run by Doctors without Borders (MSF), was bombed for one hour and destroyed by the US army.

Army pilot from Hot Springs featured in documentary

Charlotte Observer - ‎23.07.2016‎
Dan Culbreth, a 2001 Hot Springs High School graduate, has flown his Apache helicopter through two tours of duty in Afghanistan, and will soon be flying into many living rooms as one of the soldiers featured in an upcoming episode of "My Fighting ...

General Raheel's retirement

The News International - ‎vor 9 Stunden‎
They also say that, barring an engineered calamity, a self-inflicted wound or a forced change of heart by the prime minister, very few factors would be able to alter this decision in the coming months.

Blast at Kabul demonstration kills 81, injures 286

Stars and Stripes - ‎23.07.2016‎
They are considered the poorest of the country's ethnic groups and often complain of discrimination. Hazaras, most of whom are Shiite Muslims, were especially persecuted during rule by the Sunni Taliban between 1996 and 2001. The Taliban's spokesman ...

2 Vermont lawyers see Guantanamo client set for release

Washington Times - ‎23.07.2016‎
They work to understand a legal system that doesn't conform to the rules they learned in law school and practice at home.

ISIS in Florida: Former FBI agent why arrests didn't come sooner

Palm Beach Post - ‎23.07.2016‎
The work of self-taught sculptor Gregory Hubbard, now under arrest for conspiring to help a terrorist network, was on display at the Wellington Art Society's Fall Fling in November 2007.

Remains of the day

Calcutta Telegraph - ‎23.07.2016‎
In From Kashmir to Kabul, Omar Khan provides a fascinating account of the work of these two men and an integral aspect of British rule - its war machine.

Afghanistan: Using technology to empower women - ‎22.07.2016‎
Through social media, she contacted different companies, asking if they were willing to outsource services to a company in Afghanistan run only by women.

Kabul continues to bleed

The Daily Star - ‎vor 17 Stunden‎
Unfortunately, there is divided opinion on the process of ending the war, particularly in view of the spike in the US led operation against the Taliban and the increase in the number of attacks by the Taliban, particularly after the death of their ...

Turkey's failed coup reveals 'army within an army'

Al-Monitor - ‎22.07.2016‎
Although it might be impossible so soon after July 15 to accurately calculate the extent of coup supporters in the TSK, it would not be an exaggeration to estimate that between one-third and one-half of forces on the ground had joined the uprising at ...

The Jihadists' Digital Toolbox: How ISIS Keeps Quiet on the Web

bellingcat - ‎22.07.2016‎
As the world dives deeper into the digital age, jihadist groups like ISIS and the Taliban have taken increasingly diverse measures to secure their communications and espouse their actions and ideas across the planet.