Tag archive for ‘Afghanistan’
News Brief On Sunday, June 3rd, 2018

Russian Pilot Was Found Alive 30 Years After Being Shot Down in Afghanistan

A Russian pilot whose plane was shot down 30 years ago during the Soviet-led invasion of Afghanistan and was presumed dead, was found alive and now wants to go home. This was announced at the end of last week More...

Louis Rene Beres On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Opinion: ‘Victory’ In Afghanistan Has No Serious Meaning

    By Louis Rene Beres The Greek poet Archilochus famously wrote: “The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing.” Totally reliant upon his generals, President Donald Trump More...

News Brief On Monday, October 26th, 2015

Strong Earthquake Hits Hindu Kush Region of Afghanistan

A powerful earthquake has hit the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan, according to monitoring stations. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake measured 7.7 and was located close to the border with More...

Professor Nouriel Roubini On Thursday, October 1st, 2015

‘Dr. Doom’ Nouriel Roubini: The Middle East Meltdown and Global Risk

Among today’s geopolitical risks, none is greater than the long arc of instability stretching from the Maghreb to the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. With the Arab Spring an increasingly distant memory, the instability More...

News Brief On Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Video: Iran Linked to Deaths of 500 U.S. Troops in Iraq, Afghanistan

  At least 500 U.S. military deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan were directly linked to Iran and its support for anti-American militants — a newly disclosed statistic that offers grim context for the Obama administration’s More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Hamas Drone From Gaza Crash Lands in Israel

– – A drone launched by the Hamas terrorist organization out of the Gaza Strip, which it controls, crash landed in Israel today. The unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was under surveillance by the Israeli More...

Carl Kaminsky On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Jon Stewart Wants People to Steal His Idea for Getting Veterans Work in Television

– – Jon Stewart has created a five-week industry boot camp to help veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan find work in television.The program was started by The Daily Show three years ago, but More...

S.M. Lightening On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Afghan Bank Employees Rob Themselves and Flee

The staff of a branch of the Afghanistan central bank in Spin Boldak in southern Kandahar province, near the Pakistan border, robbed their own bank of about $1.4 million and fled, Reuters reports. The robbery More...

Lily Bethlehem On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

9-11 Terrorist Said Saudis Tried to Shoot Down Air Force One

Zacarias Moussaoui who played a significant role in the 9/11 terror attack, said in a sworn statement that the Saudi royal family funded al Qaeda, according to press stories. Moussaoui was charged with six More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Bill Maher Doesn’t Like American Sniper

Bill Maher has joined the growing chorus of critics of the Oscar nominated movie American Sniper. The political commentator slammed the Best picture nominee on his show Friday night. The movie directed by Clint More...

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