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Der neue Taleban-Chef Haibatullah

Hier die Fortsetzung der Berichterstattung und Analyse über den erneuten, diesmal durch einen US-Drohnenschlag erzwungenen Führungswechsel bei den Taleban.

Dieser Beitrag wird ständig aktualisiert, also lohnt es sich, immer mal wieder nach Neuem zu sehen. 1.566 more words


Veteran memorizes names, ranks of 2,300 Americans killed in Afghanistan: "They paid the ultimate price"

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado — As the nation remembers its fallen service members on Memorial Day, an Afghanistan veteran has taken it to a whole new level. 200 more words


A Distant Plain: Insurgency in Afghanistan - What's in the box?

I have been waiting several months now to receive my copy of GMT Games A Distant Plain: Insurgency in Afghanistan, which is Volume III of the COIN series, since ordering it on P500 earlier this year. 60 more words

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Morning Prayer 30.5.16, Joan of Arc, Mystic & Soldier, 1431; (USA: Memorial Day)

The gospel that was proclaimed by me is not of human origin; for I did not receive it from a human source, nor was I taught it, but I received it through a revelation of Jesus Christ. 2.812 more words

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Taliban Infighting Over Succession Continues

Indicators are that the death of Mullah Omar is going to have a disruptive effect on the Taliban for years to come. The grab for the mantle of the Taliban leader role will continue for years as the various personalities and aligned factions jockey to grab the “throne”. 588 more words


China's Big Hedge

Re-publishing a paper from a little back that I did for the new Durham Global Security Institute looking at China-Afghanistan relations. It builds on a presentation on the topic, focusing mostly on the fact that China continues to play a fairly noncommittal game in the country. 4.235 more words


Once Off Limits, Hospitals Become Deadly Targets in Middle East Wars

The Associated Press reports:

As one of the few pediatricians remaining in the Syrian city of Aleppo, Dr. Mohammed Wassim Maaz offered hope to tens of thousands of children and their parents trapped in the horror and misery of the five-year civil war. 159 more words

Middle East & North Africa