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Red Cross Faces International Challenges

Red Cross Faces International Challenges

Red Cross and its efforts to assist humanity often means that the organization faces serious international challenges. Despite their record of helping any nation or group during times of need, the staff of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) staff often find themselves in danger. Just days ago, five Red Cross staff members […]

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 6, 2014

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 6, 2014

The world news daily digest from Guardian Liberty Voice for August 6, 2014 covers a story regarding the relations between Canada and China, a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip enters its second day. Meanwhile a United States general is killed in Afghanistan. Two Canadian Citizens are Investigated in China Over Spying Allegations A Canadian couple has […]

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Left to Fend for Themselves

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Left to Fend for Themselves

The Iraq War officially ended for the U.S. in December of 2011, when President Obama sent the last batch of American troops home. However, despite the president’s campaign promises to send the troops home, they are still very much at war in Afghanistan, and each time the issue comes up it seems their trip home […]

John Kerry Struggles in Afghanistan

John Kerry Struggles in Afghanistan

US Secretary of State John Kerry struggled to end Afghanistan’s election emergency on Saturday during his second day of meetings with the country’s President Hamid Karzai and the two presidential candidates, Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani. The crisis arose after preliminary results of a June 14 runoff election put Ghani ahead of Abdullah by one […]

United States Repeats Mistakes of Iraq in Afghanistan

United States Repeats Mistakes of Iraq in Afghanistan

As Iraq slowly inches towards self-destruction, politicians and historians are contemplating what went wrong. As the military of the United States dominates other countries, it becomes of utmost importance to understand these mistakes. As Afghanistan awaits the results of the election, the presence of U.S. military in the country is questioned. Many fear that the […]

Afghanistan Facing Unusual Immigration From Pakistan

Afghanistan Facing Unusual Immigration From Pakistan

Recent skirmishes between the Pakistani government forces and the Taliban fighters have been driving endangered civilians to seek shelter in the neighboring country. The new immigration that Afghanistan is facing from Pakistan is rather unusual, given the movement trends normally occurred the other way around in the past. The number of fleeing families is not yet huge and the local […]

Bowe Bergdahl Exchange for Five Taliban Detainees Outrages Congress

Bowe Bergdahl Exchange for Five Taliban Detainees Outrages Congress

The release of five detainees tied to the Taliban, in exchange for Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, has caused outrage in Congress at the attitude of the Obama Administration. In a 90 second proof of life video shown to the Senate on Wednesday, Bergdahl was seen to be hardly responsive, and many Senators thought he looked […]

Bowe Bergdahl Why Now

Bowe Bergdahl Why Now

On May 31, 2014, imprisoned U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was freed in exchange for five Taliban detainees who were being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The exchange took place in Afghanistan near the Pakistan border. He was turned over to American Special Operations forces and flown to a military hospital in Germany. Defense Department […]

U.S. Army Sergeant Bergdahl Freed

U.S. Army Sergeant Bergdahl Freed

United States (U.S.) Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was freed on Saturday after spending five years in the hands of militants in Afghanistan. He was the last American soldier to be held captive and was released in a prisoner exchange that took place at a planned location near the border of Pakistan. In exchange for Bergdahl’s freedom, the […]

CIA Agent Outed in White House Mistake

CIA Agent Outed in White House Mistake

Talk about making a mistake at work! Two people in the Obama administration are undoubtedly having a bad day. One is the CIA agent who was outed when his name and role was leaked to thousands of reporters and the other, presumably, is whoever in the White House was responsible for the mistake. Someone on […]

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