Afghan military faces surge in roadside bombs It had been planted not just to kill ... or improvised explosive devices. “Fighting them face-to-face is not a problem for us; our weakness is mines, we have some weakness countering mines,” Mr. Jan said. After 12 years of war, roadside bombs are ... 10/3/2013 - 4:56 am | View Link
Roadside bombs deliver message to Afghan troops In this Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 photo, Afghan army soldier Ali Raza, 30, uses an x-ray machine during an IED, or improvised explosive device, defusing training exercise in Jalalabad east of Kabul, Afghanistan. After 12 years of war, roadside bombs are the ... 08/26/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Afghan Taliban kill 4 police in checkpoint attacks The U.S.-led military coalition ends its mission next year ... 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the U.S. The Taliban have littered many of the country's roads with improvised bombs that often kill civilians instead of security forces. An explosion from ... 06/2/2013 - 3:44 am | View Link
Afghan improvised bombs kill fewer U.S.-led troops WASHINGTON – U.S.-led troop deaths from makeshift bombs in Afghanistan are dropping sharply even though the number of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) planted by insurgents are near record levels, Pentagon data show. Now, less than half of troop ... 06/26/2012 - 7:16 pm | View Link
UN: Afghan civilian death toll up 15 percent "Suicide attacks this year have become more complex, often using multiple bombers in spectacular attacks that kill many Afghan civilians," the report said. Airstrikes conducted by the U.S.-led coalition ... and roadside bombs, also called improvised ... 07/13/2011 - 3:14 pm | View Link
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Car bomb Car bombs are effective weapons as they are an easy way to transport a large amount of explosives to the intended target. A car bomb also produces copious shrapnel ... 10/21/2016 - 2:40 am | View Website
Afghanistan PSYOP Psychological Operations in Afghanistan. By Herbert A. Friedman. CONTINUED. British PSYOP. British 15th (UK) PSYOPS ISAF News. Distributing the ISAF News 10/18/2016 - 7:40 pm | View Website
A Marshall Plan for Afghanistan | The American Legion Houston activist known for her place in “Charlie Wilson’s War” rebuilt a village to show the world what happens when basic needs are met. 10/15/2016 - 10:50 pm | View Website
French authorities started tearing down sections of the sprawling migrant camp in the coastal town of Calais, as part of France’s most concerted effort so far to end a humanitarian crisis in its own backyard.
QUITO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The cities of the future must be open spaces that welcome diversity, the Canadian government said, vowing to push for formal recognition of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities (LGBT) in U. N. urban policies.
MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines' police chief on Tuesday reprimanded officers and some senior generals for raising concerns with journalists about the country's war on drugs, telling subordinates to talk to him instead - if they were brave enough.
EAST OF MOSUL/BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) - An elite unit of the Iraqi army paused its week-long advance on Mosul as it approached the city's eastern edge on Tuesday, waiting for other U. S.-backed forces to close in on Islamic State's last major urban stronghold in Iraq.