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Secret Details Of Bin Laden Burial Revealed

The body of slain al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was given an "Islamic burial" and buried at sea amid high secrecy, new emails released by the US Defence Department detailing the procedures of his burial have revealed. The emails, obtained by The Associated Press news agency through the Freedom of Information Act on Wednesday, are heavily blacked out, but are the first public disclosure of government infor ...

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Taliban Attack CIA Office In Kabul, Two Killed

The Taliban militants in Afghanistan have carried out a bomb attack that aimed to target an office of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in Kabul, with ongoing clashes at the site of the bombing, Press TV reports. 
 A “large number” of Taliban members armed with “light and heavy weapons attacked an important office of the CIA in the center of Kabul and the fighting is continuing,” the militant group s ...

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CLASSIC PROPAGANDA: Anti-Soviet Warrior Puts His Army On The Road To Peace (1993)

OSAMA Bin Laden sat in his gold- fringed robe, guarded by the loyal Arab mujahedin who fought alongside him in Afghanistan. Bearded, taciturn figures - unarmed, but never more than a few yards from the man who recruited them, trained them and then dispatched them to destroy the Soviet army - they watched unsmiling as the Sudanese villagers of Almatig lined up to thank the Saudi businessman who is about to c ...

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West Sleepwalking Into Endless War

First it was Iraq, then Afghanistan. Who is next? Britain and other liberal democracies face the prospect of sleepwalking into endless conflicts as the traditional distinctions between war and peace get blurred. This is the stark warning of an important and thought-provoking study of recent military operations. War from the Ground Up, Twenty-First-Century Combat as Politics, by a Gurkha infantry officer wit ...

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FILM TRAILER – How They Lied When Pat Tillman Died

Film trailer is at the bottom of the story.  This is a 1-minute clip of Kevin Tillman's testimony before Congress. Veteran's Today It's been 8 years since Pat Tillman’s assassination in Afghanistan.  On April 22, 2004 Tillman and several other Army Rangers were given an odd order to split their motorized squad and proceed toward a village called Magarah. The original mission was to recover a broken-down Hum ...

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In Historic First China Begins Oil Extraction In Afghanistan

In a surprising (if not quite shocking) move, late on Friday Canada blocked Petroliam Nasional Bhd.’s C$5.2 billion takeover of Progress Energy Resources Corp. saying the bid by the Malaysian state-owned company "wasn’t in Canada’s national interests." As BusinessWeekexplains, "in what investors say is a test case for the $15.1 billion bid by CNOOC Ltd. of China for Calgary-based Nexen Inc., the Canadian go ...

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Video Shows Drunk, Stoned U.S. Security Contractors in Afghanistan [VIDEO]

Watch More News Videos at ABC | 2012 Presidential Election | Entertainment & Celebrity News Cellphone video recorded earlier this year at an operations center of a U.S. defense contractor in Kabul, Afghanistan appears to show key personnel staggeringly drunk or high on narcotics, in what former employees say was a pattern of outrageous behavior that put American lives at risk and went undetected by U.S. ...

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Deadline Dismissed: US Wants Troops To Remain In Afghanistan After 2014

The United States’ post-9/11 actions in Afghanistan have already earned the operation the distinction of being America’s longest-running war, and promises on the verge of being shattered could cause an expected end to be still a ways in the future. Despite repeated pleas from US President Barack Obama to conclude the war in Afghanistan by the end of 2014, a leading official with the State Department tells r ...

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