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Tag Archives: Kandahar
America’s wars: A monumental swindle
Tom Engelhardt of TomDispatch discusses America’s reckless military spending
Torture and Afghan detainees: The need for a public inquiry
The Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives have released a report calling for a transparent and impartial judicial commission of inquiry into the actions of Canadian officials relating to Afghan detainees.
"Combat phase" of battle for Kandahar begins: ISAF
The “combat phase” of the battle for the Kandahar region has begun, says a spokesperson for the International Security Assistance Force (Rob Nordland, “American and Afghan Troops Begin Combat for Kandahar,” New York Times, 26 September 2010): Code-named “Operation Dragon Strike,” the push is focusing on clearing the Taliban from three districts to the west […]
BATTLE FOR KANDAHAR IS ON – Real News Network
In Afghanistan, the battle for Kandahar is on. That’s receiving strangely little attention in the American media—quite low-key if you compare it to other major American campaigns in Afghanistan. Joining us from England, from Essex, is Muhammad Junaid, who’s a research scholar studying the Pashtun nation. Thanks for joining us, Junaid.