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    Sloppy Oversight Alleged in Afghan Army Vehicle-Maintenance Program.

    WASHINGTON — Due to sloppy management of an Afghan National Army vehicle-maintenance program, the cost to maintain vehicles has risen significantly and made it difficult for the ANA to carry out military operations, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko finds...
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    Afghanistan current affairs, news, discussion and update

    Something is ominously wrong with Afghanistan. The Taliban insurgency has survived the best efforts by Nato to defeat it through conventional means. Trying to create a gamechanger, the Americans are going after their leaders but then things seen to be increasingly going south. This is the brand...
  3. Corzhens

    Powerful blast rattles central Kabul

    Dateline Afghanistan. A week after the Taliban announced the start of their annual spring offensive, a powerful explosion ripped through central Kabul during morning rush hour Tuesday. The police told AFP that the blast struck a densely packed neighbourhood close to several military compounds...
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    Taliban destroys an Afghan army MI-17 helicopter with an IED planted in the landing zone! [VIDEO]

    A video released by Taliban shows an Afghan army MI-17 transport helicopter being destroyed using an IED. A massive blast toppled the aircraft, and completely destroyed it withing few seconds after landing. This was a very successful mission ! I'm wondering how could they have planted these...