‘It’s been really heartbreaking to look in the eyes of our community members when they say ‘My 18-year-old son was supposed to come in one week … is that really not happening?” said Jill Fricker, executive director of the Colorado African Organization. ‘And our response is, ‘The way we understand it, that is not happening.”
According to a U.S. military statement, the investigation ‘determined, regretfully, that 33 civilians were killed and 27 wounded’ as troops responded to fire from ‘Taliban who were using civilian houses as firing positions’
‘Our Neighbors, Ourselves’ will raise funds through ticket and galleried art sales to help provide healthcare, nutritional and educational services to area refugees
Campbell, who is expected to retire soon, is scheduled to testify Thursday before the Senate Armed Services Committee.
ARLINGTON, Va. | He tackled a suicide bomber while serving in Afghanistan, saving fellow soldiers’ lives while suffering a gruesome leg injury. During three years of recovery and more than 30 surgeries at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Army Capt. Florent Groberg was left with a lot of time to think. His thoughts often turned […]
The crash happened shortly after midnight Thursday at Jalalabad air field, 125 kilometers (80 miles) from the capital, Kabul, said U.S. Air Force Maj. Tony Wickman, spokesman for the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing.
KABUL, Afghanistan | A city at war, the Afghan capital is among the ugliest in the world. Wide avenues once lined with rose gardens are today gridlocked streets sandwiched by concrete blast walls protecting those inside from the bombs and bullets that form the backbeat of a 14-year insurgency. After recent deadly attacks, the towering walls […]
“The decisions the Pakistani government will be making in the next few weeks will significantly affect bilateral relations for the next decades,” Ghani said at the time. “We can no longer tolerate watching our people bleeding in a war exported and imposed on us from outside.”
“Targeting innocent people in the holy month of Ramadan is a clear act of hostility against the religion of Islam,” his office said in a statement, adding that the perpetrators “are criminals who are bound by no creed or religion.”