February 22, 2019
Salem-News.com (Feb-10-2014 15:33)
Lamar Advertising and POW Sgt. Bowe R. BergdahlPatrick J. Hughes for Salem-News.com
Lamar Advertising helps spread word about American POW.
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About two weeks ago I had called Lamar Advertising in York, PA and spoke with Thomas A. Loper, knowing that some other Lamar sales offices throughout the US have been generous enough to donate digital sign board space to help promote the fact that we have a live POW out their that most Americans don't know about.
Salem-News.com (Feb-09-2014 11:36)
Taliban Responsible for 90 Percent of All Civilian Casualties, ISAFArticle by Ghanizada Khaama Press
ISAF vows to work closely with their Afghan counterpart and take all actions necessary to reduce the civilian casualties.
The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said Saturday that the Taliban militants group is responsible for nearly 90 percent of all civilian casualties in Afghanistan.
Salem-News.com (Feb-09-2014 11:31)
Afghanistan Continues to Be Hub of Poppy CultivationKokab Farshori VOA News
"Drugs in Afghanistan are not only a problem for our country. They are a problem for the whole world" - Afghanistan’s Deputy Minister for Counter-Narcotics Mohammad Ibrahim Azhar
A recent U.S. government report notes that more Afghan land is under poppy cultivation today than it was under the Taliban in 2002.
Salem-News.com (Feb-06-2014 22:19)
Media Isn`t Being Honest About Obama`s DemandsRod Driver Salem-News.com
Why not tell us the truth about the SOFA (Status of Forces Agreement) which Barack Obama demands and Hamid Karzai has declined to sign?
Why is it so hard for our news media to tell the truth?
Salem-News.com (Jan-28-2014 23:26)
Order Readies 37 of Bagram 88 for Release, U.S. OutragedSalem-News.com
U.S. officials say 17 of the 37 released prisoners are linked to the production of IEDs and the killing of 11 Afghan soldiers.
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The U.S. government has condemned an ordered release of the first wave of 88 prisoners from Bagram prison, saying that more than 40 percent of the prisoners who are set to go were involved in direct attacks against U.S. and Afghan forces.
Salem-News.com (Jan-21-2014 21:54)
An Open Letter to Soldiers with `Mental Health` IssuesRobert J. Burrowes Salem-News.com
You stand at the fork of two paths...
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Are you a soldier or veteran who is supposed to have a 'mental health' issue such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia or PTSD? If you are, then I have some suggestions for you to consider.
Salem-News.com (Jan-20-2014 10:50)
Taliban`s Kabul Attack Kills 21, Heightens Security ConcernsAyaz Gul VOA News
The standoff between Kabul and Washington has fueled uncertainty about future stability and security in Afghanistan.
The death toll from a Taliban attack on a restaurant in Afghanistan's capital has risen to 21. A suicide bomber who blew himself up and Taliban gunmen who rushed in behind him to shoot the survivors killed 13 foreigners, including U.N. employees, Americans and other Westerners.
Salem-News.com (Jan-20-2014 09:46)
For Whom the Bell TollsKathy Kelly Special to Salem-News.com
Week after bloody week, the chart of killings lengthens. And in Afghanistan, while war rages, a million children are estimated to suffer from acute malnourishment as the country faces a worsening hunger crisis.
This month, from Atlanta, GA, the King Center announced its "Choose Nonviolence" campaign.
Salem-News.com (Jan-19-2014 17:33)
BBC News: Afghanistan Taliban `Confident of Victory` Over NATOSalem-News.com
Earlier, the US National Intelligence Estimate predicted Afghanistan would descend into chaos if Kabul failed to sign a Bilateral Security Agreement with Washington, which would keep a contingent of US troops in the country after 2014.
A spokesman for the Afghan Taliban has said it is "confident of victory" over NATO-led forces and already controls large areas of the country.
Salem-News.com (Jan-17-2014 22:26)
Western Civilians in KabulMichael Munk Salem-News.com
The thousands of Western civilians who live in Kabul have felt very little of the threat posed by the insurgents.
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Interesting observations of the lives of “thousands” of unofficial (mainly US) civilians by the NYTimes correspondent in Kabul.