Tag archive for ‘U.S’
By pak_adnews On Monday, November 5th, 2018

Service Member Slain In Afghanistan Identified As Mayor Of U.S. City – #Taylor was deployed to #Afghanistan in January with the #Utah #NationalGuard.

U.S. politicians and media are reporting that the service member killed in an apparent insider attack in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, was the 39-year-old mayor of a city in the state of Utah. The Salt Lake More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Afghan Special Forces Feeling Not So Special Anymore

By Jessica Donati and Habib Khan Totakhil Morale among some Afghan special forces is wearing thin as they are increasingly called upon to lead the fight against the Taliban, with teams feeling exploited by their More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

Revolutionary Guard: Mullah Mansour Met with Iranian Officials 2 Months Before his Death

A website linked to the Revolutionary Guard has admitted that Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour had conducted negotiations during the two months of his stay in Iran despite the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s denial More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Why the Heroin Trade Helped Defeat the US in Afghanistan

America’s Opium War in Afghanistan. By Alfred W. McCoy In October 2001, the U.S. launched its invasion of Afghanistan largely through proxy Afghan fighters with the help of Special Operations forces, American More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

Why Saudi Arabia’s anti-terror coalition won’t work

Saudi Crown Prince and Defence Minister Mohammed bin Salman announced the formation of the coalition of 34 Muslim nations on Dec. 15 By Salman Rafi      The formation of the Saudi Arabia-led “anti-terror” More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, December 17th, 2015

Russian airstrikes restore Syrian military balance of power

Airstrikes keep Assad afloat, help push diplomacy. Weeks of Russian airstrikes in Syria appear to have restored enough momentum to the government side to convince President Bashar Assad’s foes and the world community More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

U.S. Cautious on Iran Missile Test Claim

The Obama administration is facing another difficult choice with Iran: As Tehran takes apart much of its nuclear infrastructure to win sanctions relief, how vocally should the White House condemn Iranian violations More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

DoD official: US pursuing response to Russia treaty breach

Faced with rising pressure from Congress, a U.S. defense official said Tuesday that the Obama administration is pursuing ways to counter Russia’s violation of a key arms control treaty, but actions will be More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, September 21st, 2015

U.S. Soldiers Told to Ignore Afghan Allies’ Abuse of Boys in Afghanistan

By Joseph Goldstein Dan Quinn was relieved of his Special Forces command after a fight with a U.S.-backed militia leader who had a boy as a sex slave chained to his bed. Kirsten Luce for The New York Times More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, August 31st, 2015

Why American policy abroad strengthens groups like ISIS.

By Nicolas J. S. Davies Thirteen years ago [in relation to date of publication], a draft dodger from Texas stood on a pile of rubble in New York City and promised, “The people who knocked these buildings down More...