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Afghanistan

‘Obama lying to public does nothing to deal with the underlying causes of ISIS & terrorism’
There are two things President Obama has to deal with to stop terrorism: expose those behind funding and coordinating ISIS and help the development of Middle East economies, Lawrence Freeman from Executive Intelligence Review Magazine, told RT.

19.02.2015 12:20

UK media demonizing Russia as ‘guilty’ of daring to resist US Empire
The demonization of Vladimir Putin and Russia by the British political establishment and media has never been as intense as in the wake of the recent Ukraine peace talks in Minsk.

18.02.2015 14:04

Big mediator: China offers to broker stalled Afghan talks with Taliban
China has offered its help to the Afghan government in mediating the long-stalled efforts to negotiate a peace deal with the militant Taliban group.

13.02.2015 02:48

Death count doubles: Red Cross retrieved 1,300+ fighters' bodies in Afghanistan in 2014
The year 2014 failed to see less bloodshed in Afghanistan, despite the majority of foreign forces ending their missions in the country. The ICRC said it removed twice as many dead bodies from the battlefields in 2014, as compared to the previous year.

09.02.2015 20:30

Deputy head of ISIS in Afghanistan killed in drone strike - Helmand police chief
The deputy head of the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) in Afghanistan was killed after a drone strike targeted his car, according to reports from the region.

09.02.2015 10:29

Court presses US govt to act on withheld photos of post-9/11 detainee abuse
A federal court insists it wants the Department of Defense to supplement the 2,100 pictures showing US military abuse of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan with an individual reason for not making each of them public.

05.02.2015 05:28

‘US wanted Sgt Bergdahl back from captivity, but silenced’
The US made an exception for Bowe Bergdahl, swapping him for five Gitmo prisoners as the Pentagon could not afford to have him in captivity forever, former US marine Ross Caputi told RT.But the military did not want Bergdahl to speak, either.

02.02.2015 13:33

‘Humiliating’: Parents of soldiers killed in Afghanistan excluded from memorial service
Parents of soldiers killed while serving in Afghanistan are “furious” after being denied invites to a memorial service for dead servicemen and women. VIPs and politicians, however, are assured seats.

02.02.2015 11:51

​Hit Brit: Royal Marine tagged as world’s deadliest sniper
The world's most lethal military sniper is understood to be a British Royal Marine, who recorded most of his 173 confirmed kills during tours of Afghanistan in 2006/07.

02.02.2015 09:19

US classifies details of financial aid to Afghanistan
The Pentagon says US spending to help Afghanistan will no longer be made public. Data had been published over the last six years explaining how the $65 billion program had been spent, however this will now cease, with the US citing “security concerns.”

30.01.2015 06:26

Swedish officer sparks Facebook debate over ISIS getting govt assistance over returning veterans
A Swedish officer on his third tour of duty in Afghanistan wants to see more government consideration for his fellow veterans upon his return home than what is being planned for former Islamic State fighters.

27.01.2015 10:25

‘Obama lying to the world about ISIS’
If President Obama was serious in his intention to destroy ISIS, he would cut the US funding for the terrorist group and get John McCain behind bars for his ugly role in the whole Middle East business, geopolitical analyst F. William Engdahl told RT.

21.01.2015 13:07