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Salem-News.com (Jan-01-2018 22:20)
Welcome to KabulKen Hanaford-Ricardi special to Salem-News.com
Questions revolve around the ongoing US-backed war in Afghanistan
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It is a dream come true being back among friends in Kabul! Streams of dented Toyotas (They are all Toyotas!) with windscreens cracked like bolts of lightning still jockey for position on roads where traffic lights and common sense hold little sway.
Salem-News.com (Jun-22-2014 17:15)
Former POW Bowe Bergdahl Now in Outpatient CareSalem-News.com Staff
Bergdahl's next phase of recovery will be treatment tailored for soldiers who have spent time in captivity.
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U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who spent five years as a Taliban prisoner of war before being released last month, has been discharged from a military hospital in Texas and will continue treatment as an outpatient, the Army said Sunday.
Salem-News.com (Jun-10-2014 05:33)
5 U.S. Troops Killed in Friendly Fire Air StrikeSalem-News.com
Security is being ramped up in Afghanistan ahead of Saturday's run-off vote to replace President Hamid Karzai.
(KABUL) - Five U.S. servicemen were killed in southern Afghanistan in a friendly-fire air strike during a security operation, Afghan police said on Tuesday. The International Security Assistance Force said the casualties occurred on Monday when the unit came into contact with enemy forces.Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Jun-08-2014 07:06)
Oregon Says Good Bye to 400 Troops Headed for AfghanistanSalem-News.com
The battalion will provide security and support for military facilities in Kabul and southwestern Afghanistan.
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The Oregon Army National Guard bid farewell to Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry, 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team, in a mobilization ceremony, on Saturday at the Salem Armory Auditorium, in Salem, Ore.
Salem-News.com (Jun-05-2014 05:30)
Oregon Soldiers Mobilize in Salem Before Heading for AfghanistanKevin Hays Salem-News.com
Members of the unit were featured in the book The Devil's Sandbox, by author John. R. Bruning.
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Some 400 soldiers with the Oregon Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry, 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team are scheduled to participate in a mobilization ceremony on Saturday in Salem.
Salem-News.com (May-28-2014 05:38)
Oregon Troops Headed for AfghanistanSalem-News.com
Elements of the 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team have served in Saudia Arabia, The Sinai, Kuwait, Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan.
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The Oregon Army National Guard's 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team is scheduled to mobilize three battalions to Afghanistan this summer as part of the regular rotational cycle of forces to provide security missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Salem-News.com (May-10-2014 14:26)
Everybody`s Got Afghanistan WrongDave Swanson Salem-News.com
We find here a story of a bumbling oblivious and uncomprehending foreign occupation torturing and murdering a lot of its own strongest allies, shipping some of them off to Gitmo -- even shipping to Gitmo young boys whose only offense had been being the sexual assault victims of U.S. allies.
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This goes deeper than the usual war lies.
Salem-News.com (May-08-2014 00:59)
Mohammad Shah: He Defeated the Soviets but Could Not Help the Suffering in Home Country BurmaSalem-News.com
Mohammad Shah fought heroically, along with the great leaders like Gulbadin Hekmatyr, Rubbani, and Ahmed Shah Massoud, until all Russians were cleared from Afghan soil.
Mohammad Shah was a man of high morals, simple, brave and honest; a truth teller. He was born in 1944 in Dan Khali (Rwa Thikay) in southern Mgdaw.
Salem-News.com (May-04-2014 15:30)
250 People Feared Dead in Badakhshan LandslideSalem-News.com
Provincial police chief Fazluddin Ayar confirmed that over 250 people were trapped following a landslide in Aab Khoshk village.
(KABUL Khaama Press) - Around 250 people were feared dead following a landslide in the northeastern Badakhshan province of Afghanistan. According to local government officials, the incident took place in Argu district and dozens of others have been trapped under the rocks.Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Apr-10-2014 13:52)
Afghan Election Complaints Commission Warns Of FraudSalem-News.com
The leading candidates have all complained of fraud in the April 5 vote, which is meant to usher in Afghanistan's first democratic transfer of power.
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The head of Afghanistan’s Independent Election Complaints Commission says last week's presidential vote may have suffered a significant degree of fraud. Abdul Satar Sadaat told a news conference in Kabul on April 9: "I want to say election fraud did take place and it might not have been a small amount."