Post Tagged with: "Afghanistan"

Watch: Fox Caught Deceptively Editing 60 Minutes Video

Watch: Fox Caught Deceptively Editing 60 Minutes Video

The way that Fox hosts manipulate their audience of low information voters is just appalling.

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11 Crazy 9-11 Conspiracy Theories Debunked

This day is brought to you by 9-11 conspiracy theorists, and the numbers 9 and 11. Photo collage by Elisabeth Parker for Addicting Info.

This day is brought to you by crazy 9-11 conspiracy theories and the numbers 9 and 11.

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Syrian Military Engagement: Will History Repeat Itself? (VIDEO)

Image from Business Insider.com http://www.businessinsider.com/uk-army-chief-invading-syria-would-be-the-only-way-to-topple-assad-2013-7

Before we invade Syria and play ‘Cowboys and Muslims’ again, we should consider the other options on the table.

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U.S. Soldier Describes Gruesome Killings After Pleading Guilty To Afghan Massacre Of 2012

Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales was considered a fit and able soldier before his “heinous and despicable” act of mass murder on Afghanistan civilians.  Image @Aljazeera

In an inexplicable and gruesome act, a soldier killed 16 Afghans over one long night. There was no reason; no one stopped him. Most were women and children.

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Afghanistan Lawmakers Say No To Women’s Rights (VIDEO)

15 year-old, Freshta, tells her story below - Photo by Gaia Chiti Strigelli via UNFPA.org. http://www.unfpa.org

A harrowing video – the story of a woman whose husband and family tried to kill her – shows why Afghanistan desperately needs women’s rights legislation.

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America. Canada. Afghanistan. Great Britain. Not Much Difference In Way Rape Victims Are Treated

17-year-old Rehtaeh Parsons was removed from life support after an attempted suicide following a sexual assault and subsequent bullying. Image from Australia's News.Com. http://www.news.com.au

Canadian girl kills herself after being gang raped. 15-year-old in Maldives sentenced to lashing after father rapes her. Somalia woman sent to prison after being raped.

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Malala’s Cause Inspires Madonna To Donate Proceeds Of $7 Million Painting Sale To Girls’ Education Funds

Madonna no material girl; @ZeeNewsIndia

Remarking that she wanted to ‘trade something valuable for something invaluable, the Material Girl shows a touching side to her many-faceted and often outrageous personality.

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Anonymous Veteran Leaves Stunning Note On Stranger’s Car, Story Goes Viral

Surprising gift from a passing vet; @Facebook

‘I just thought I would share with you all what happened to me today… There are no words to describe how I’m feeling right now.’

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Military Dogs Also Suffer From PTSD, Need TLC (VIDEO)

Belgian Malinois is a breed used by the Secret Service, law enforcement agencies and military units worldwide

Active-duty military dogs appear to develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorders after tours in highly stressful environments.

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Over Half Of Stationed Troops In Afghanistan Returning By Early 2014

American soldiers in Afghanistan; @ Wikimedia

We aren’t at war with, and never were at war with, Afghanistan. We were/are at war with an emotion. ‘Terror.’

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General John Allen Says He Knows ‘We Will Be Victorious’ In Afghanistan

General John Allen Says He Knows ‘We Will Be Victorious’ In Afghanistan

United States four-star General John Allen left his command in Afghanistan calling it optimistic, and is confident that victory is at hand.

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BREAKING: Secretary Of Defense Leon Panetta To End Ban On Women In Combat

BREAKING: Secretary Of Defense Leon Panetta To End Ban On Women In Combat

The end of the ban will herald a new era for the members of every branch of the military.

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Circular Firing Squad: GOP Attacks Latest Obama Nominee – A Republican

Circular Firing Squad: GOP Attacks Latest Obama Nominee – A Republican

Chuck Hagel is a Republican’s dream come true – a multimillionaire war hero entrepreneur and former red state Senator. Yet, the GOP is still upset.

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Soldiers Marry In Airport Two Hours Before Separate Deployments (VIDEO)

Soldiers Marry In Airport Two Hours Before Separate Deployments (VIDEO)

A whirlwind airport wedding and separate deployment honeymoons for this army couple!

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Senior Pakistani Taliban Leader Killed In Drone Strike

Mullah Maulvie Nazir Wazir. Image from Voice of America. http://www.voanews.com/content/drone-strike-kills-top-pakistani-militant/1576852.html

The Pakistani military had been working with Nazir and his group and Pakistani officials say that Nazir’s death could cause strife between the U.S. and Islamabad

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The 10 Best People Of 2012

Glinda the Good Witch; courtesy of  The Wizard of Oz

My 10 Best is as mixed a collection as my 10 Worst…and some of them may surprise you.

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Jan Brewer Said To Be In Afghanistan

Photo by Gage Skidmore

Arizona’s missing, headline-grabbing governor, Jan Brewer, is in Afghanistan.

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Beware Of ‘Liking’ And Sharing Facebook Content – You May Face Arrest

Beware Of ‘Liking’ And Sharing Facebook Content – You May Face Arrest

Every social and political activist using social media must read this.

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Obama Brought His Fightin’ Words – 1st Updates From Foreign Policy Debate

Credit: Eric Gay/AP

Had to share some of Obama’s best condemnations of Mitt Romney’s foreign policy qualifications early in the last presidential debate.

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Debate-Watch: A Timeline For Mitt Romney’s Vague Foreign Policy Positions

Debate-Watch: A Timeline For Mitt Romney’s Vague Foreign Policy Positions

Researching Mitt Romney’s foreign policy positions in preparation for tonight’s debate often felt like looking for a needle in a haystack.

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