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April 2, 2018
Mirzahussain Alizada, a provincial council member from Helmand, confirmed protests in Nawa district as well as Kandahar. It remained unclear ... In an initial statement, Taliban spokesman Qari Yosuf Ahmadi said protesters should demonstrate at US bases, not against the Taliban. It was the US, he said,ÃÂ ...
March 2, 2018
But right now, weapon manufacturers like General Atomics and Boeing—which supply the U.S. base in Kandahar with drones, missiles and bombs—are profiting from the perpetuation of war. This profit gives them common cause with arms manufacturers like Sturm Ruger and Sig Sauer earning millionsÃÂ ...
February 2, 2018
US Bases are clearly identifiable and mappable." ... Another outside-the-big-U.S. base in Kandahar, Afghanistan, is called "Sniper Alley." ... "Pentagon spokesman Colonel Robert Manning told reporters at a news briefing he did not know of any instances in which U.S. base security had been compromisedÃÂ ...
January 29, 2018
Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan is shown on the Strava heat map. Strava. 3. Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan is shown on the Strava heat map. The technology, popular with runners, can be used on smartphones. 3. The technology, popular with runners, can be used on smartphones. He said: “US BasesÃÂ ...
November 13, 2017
A vehicle-borne improvised explosive device attack left four US soldiers wounded in Kandahar, Afghanistan on Monday, a US military spokesman said. The suicide vehicle reportedly hit a military convoy near Kandahar Air Field, a major US base in Afghanistan, according to a provincial spokesperson in aÃÂ ...
August 4, 2017
Sgt. Jonathon Michael Hunter, 23, of Columbus, Indiana, and Spc. Christopher Michael Harris, 25, of Jackson Springs, North Carolina, died on Wednesday in Kandahar, a Department of Defense statement said. The pair sustained injuries when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (IED) detonatedÃÂ ...
August 2, 2017
Two U.S. service members were killed Wednesday when a NATO convoy came under attack outside the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, according to the ... As NPR's Tom Bowman notes, the Taliban rose to prominence first in Kandahar Province in the 1990s, but in recent years, U.S. and Afghan forcesÃÂ ...
The Boston Globe
August 2, 2017
Zia Durani, a spokesman for the governor of Kandahar, said the convoy had come under attack while traveling in the area of Shorandam, which lies on the main road from Kandahar Airfield, one of the largest US bases in the country. “The area is cordoned off by the coalition forces,” Durani said. “We are notÃÂ ...
May 1, 2017
Fighting has been particularly heavy in the key areas of Helmand, Nangarhar, Kandahar, Kunar and Ghazni. Additional troops and expanded authorities are needed to provide advisory support to Afghan forces, the report finds. Narcotics traffickers continue to provide weapons, funding and material supportÃÂ ...
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