Afghanistan Forces Intimidate, Rob US-Hired Contractors

Afghan National Army soldiers receive care packages from a US Army chaplain's assistant at Camp Miawon, Logar Province, Afghanistan. Photo credit: US Army Morale is so low in Afghanistan’s armed forces that its soldiers — once expected to be a bulwark against the Taliban — have been stealing from and brutalizing US-paid local contractors. The … Continue reading Afghanistan Forces Intimidate, Rob US-Hired Contractors

Next Stop Global Dominance: AFRICA click here

Goodbye Middle East, Hello Africa WAR OF CHOICE CHILDREN INDOCRINATION 1 ALL THIS AND EBOLA TOO ANOTHER VACATION 1 As the war in Afghanistan begins to wind down, the Air Force foresees its resources shifting to Africa. Col. Kelly Passmore of the 449th Air Expeditionary Group commander at Camp Lemonnier said he believes it's already … Continue reading Next Stop Global Dominance: AFRICA click here

Welcome to Kandahar-Letter to Editor

In the airport in Atlanta yesterday, I happened to be standing next to some American soldiers, wearing camouflage, on their way to Afghanistan. They knew the name of the province that they were going to, but they were arguing over what part of the country that province is in. One said the east. One said … Continue reading Welcome to Kandahar-Letter to Editor

How ‘Bout Dinner, Just You and Me?-Letter

I'm participating in this auction because the IVAW is, quite simply, one of the most important organizations in our country. Founded in 2004, they now have 61 chapters, all focused on three simple principles: (1) immediate withdrawal of all occupying forces from Iraq; (2) reparations to the Iraq people from their invaders; and (3) full benefits, including physical and mental healthcare, for returning servicemen and women.