Posts Tagged ‘insurgent’

Operation Moshtarak to Take Four Months For Completion

As U.S., Afghan, and NATO forces want to ensure that insurgents do not return to Marjah and that an Afghan government presence is established in the town often referred to as a Taliban stronghold, it is estimated that Operation Marjah should take about four months before completion: It will take NATO-led military forces another 25 […]

General Nicholson : ‘In Counterinsurgency, People are the Prize’

As Afghan President Hamid Karzai has called for an end to raids in Afghan villages, and defiant Marjah residents have accused the West of wreckless endangerment of the Afghan civilian population, Brig. Gen. Larry Nicholson told the Los Angeles Times that he has worked hard to ensure civilian safety in Marjah. If the United States […]

Video : Brave New Films Continues to Get Afghanistan WRONG

In yet another installment of their Rethink Afghanistan series, Brave New Films continues to concoct new reasons as to why the United States, in their estimation, should not be in Afghanistan. Unfortunately, throughout the series, BNF has never fully addressed the most important issues in Afghanistan. At the end of the video, Matthew P. Hoh […]

Video : Hamid Karzai on Farid Zakaria GPS, ‘I’m Known for Consensus’

Hamid Karzai says that all parties involved have had made mistakes over the past 8 years and speaks well about wanting to make the best decisions for a nation in the situation that Afghanistan is in, which are all fairly by the book positions for an unpopular President facing charges of illegitimacy at home and […]

Dr. Abdullah Abdullah Comments on Joining Karzai Administration, Makes Demands of Run-off

With not much time until the November 07 run-off, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah has already begun speaking about the logistics of the run-off and chances of him once again serving under a Karzai Administration, should the President be officially re-elected in a legitimate, fair, and transparent election: He won’t join Karzai’s government if the incumbent wins […]