Taliban kill a woman accused of adultery.
A new manual orders US soldiers serving in the Middle East not to criticize the Taliban, pedophilia, “anything related to Islam” or to ”advocate for women’s rights.”
It gets better; the new manual, which is around 75 pages, suggests that Western ignorance of Afghan culture— not Taliban . . . → Read More: PC to the extreme: manual orders US soldiers not to criticize Islam
Taken in Oct. 10, 2011, this photo shows the arrival of the remains of Army Capt. Drew E. Russell, right, and Army Spc. Ricardo Cerros Jr., at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Russell and Army Capt. Joshua Lawrence fell victim to an insider attack while there were inside a small command post on an . . . → Read More: Friendly fire in Afghanistan: but the general can’t recall the details
A little-known ‘My Lai massacre’ in Iraq took place five years ago. On March 6, 2007, US Army Staff Sergeant Michael Barbera shot and killed two deaf boys, and ordered his soldiers to kill a third. The boys were herding cows. Two boys were 14 years old, the third was 15. According to the Trib news service:
Army investigators . . . → Read More: A ‘My Lai massacre’ in Iraq: murder and cover-up by the US Army
Female Afghan National Police officers aim their weapons during a drill at a training center near the German Bundeswehr army camp Marmal in Mazar-e-Sharif, northern Afghanistan, December 11, 2012. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch)
It’s plain to see from the photograph of these Afghan military police trainees the Taliban and Al Qaeda are toast. Afghanistan’s problems are over!
. . . → Read More: Afghan military police trainees—now that’s how you aim and AK-47!
Watch my December 5, 2012 interview from RT Television’s Washington, DC studio. I discuss how Academi (formerly Blackwater, formerly Xe Services) is now the landlord for US troops in Afghanistan. This way the US government can claim it no longer has “bases” there. Nice spin.
US soldiers in Afghanistan (France 24)
This may come as a shock, but the US is leaving 10,000 troops in Afghanistan beyond 2014—after we pull all of our troops out of Afghanistan in 2014!
You probably think this makes no sense, but in Obama’s . . . → Read More: SCOOP! The US is leaving 10,000 troops in Afghanistan after 2014!
Soldiers | Tim Dominick/The State/MCT
As our country continues down the slippery slope toward insanity, we see yet another example. The US military is now charging soldiers who attempt suicide for a crime that is “prejudicial to good order and discipline.”
Now that the United States has been in Afghanistan and Iraq for the better part of . . . → Read More: The US military is now charging soldiers who attempt suicide.
Afghans look at a pool of blood at the scene of an explosion at a cemetery in Lashkar Gah southwest of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012. A bomb hidden in the cemetery exploded Sunday as a police official and his family were visiting the grave of a relative, killing the official and his . . . → Read More: Fratricide: “green on blue” deaths (murders) continue in Afghanistan
U.S. Army Chief of Staff General Raymond Odierno
The U.S. Army has designated September as “Suicide Prevention Month.” Things have gotten that bad. Does this also imply that every day in the Army is “Suicide Prevention Day?”
It’s nice to know the Army’s senior leadership, especially General Raymond Odierno, is on top of this little problem. . . . → Read More: “Suicide Prevention Month” for the U.S. Army: how bad can it get?
“Commander-of-Chief” Barack Hussein Obama
The cost of the Afghan war continued in 2012. July was the deadliest month of the year for US soldiers, with 40 killed. Many of them were killed by our “allies,” Afghan soldiers and police. According to AP:
At least 1,961 U.S. service personnel have been killed in Afghanistan over . . . → Read More: Cost of the Afghan war: July deadliest month of 2012 for US soldiers