5 American soldiers dead after helicopter crash in Afghanistan

5 American soldiers dead after helicopter crash in Afghanistan

5 American soldiers dead after helicopter crash Helicopters crash in southern Afghanistan on Monday, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force said. The coalition was announced on Tuesday. The news release said there was no enemy activity in the area at the time of the incident. The chopper went down in the Daman district of southern […]

Domestic Violence: Violence Against Women Act Passes House

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Domestic Violence: Violence Against Women Act Passes House

VAWA Passes House Eighty-seven Republicans joined all 199 Democrats in passing the “Violence Against Women Act today. The Senate version was passed 90 minutes after a vote was taken on a Republican House re-write.  A group of the GOP attempted to remove provisions that would protect the LGBT community, Native Americans, and Immigrants.  The revised […]

Karzai Tells U.S. Special Forces to “Get Out”

U.S. Forces Must Leave Afghanistan

Karzai Tells U.S. Special Forces to “Get Out”

Allegations against Afghans fighting with American troops in the Wardak Province have compelled Afghanistan President Karzai to ask U.S. forces to leave the province within two weeks.  This report comes from the BBC this morning. The Afghanis who are with American forces are accused of “disappearances, and torture”. Wardak Province is near Kabul and is […]

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