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Suicide bomb, blast kill 18 civilians in Afghanistan

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A roadside bomb in western Afghanistan killed 16 civilians, most of them children, hours after a suicide car bombing killed two people...

Afghan employee kills US citizen at Kabul CIA base

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An Afghan security guard employed by the US Embassy opened fire inside a CIA office in Kabul on Sunday evening, killing an...

Ex-president’s killing plotted abroad: Afghan agency

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Afghanistan's intelligence agency said it had arrested a key figure in last week's assassination of ex-President Burhanuddin Rabbani and suggested the Taliban's...

Canada to loan Australia SA tech to counter IEDs

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Canada will loan Australia engineering systems to provide soldiers from the latter operating in Afghanistan additional protection against improvised explosive devices (IEDs)....

“If you can play Xbox, you can fly a Raven”

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A pair of military vehicles rolled into a square of land used by the Iraq army to conduct weapons qualifications, at Camp...

Afghan president sends would-be child suicide bombers home

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai ordered yesterday that eight would-be child suicide bombers, groomed by the Taliban but rescued by authorities, be sent...

UK memo welcomes Karzai plan to step down in 2014

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British officials believe Afghan President Hamid Karzai's decision to step down at the end of his second term in 2014 greatly improves...

US Army suicides reach record high

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Suicides in the US Army jumped to an all-time high of 32 in July, the most since the Army began releasing monthly...

Book review: The utility of force

General Rupert Smith published his "The Utility of Force – The Art of War in the Modern World" to well-deserved acclaim some...

Stratfor: Afghan strategies

U.S. President Barack Obama will give a speech on Afghanistan today. Whatever he says, it is becoming apparent that the United States...

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Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

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Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...
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