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Missing Afghans Raise Terrorism Fears

Washington Free Beacon, by Bill Gertz, Sept. 28. 2016:

Several Afghan nationals undergoing military training in the United States disappeared from U.S. military bases this month, according to Pentagon and Homeland Security officials. 705 weitere Wörter

Counter Jihad Report

Suspected US Airstrike Kills 21 In Afghanistan

At least 21 people, including three civilians, have been killed, following a suspected US airstrike against Islamic State militants, in Afghanistan. 88 weitere Wörter

World

Today's letters: 'Vetting' of Monsef was up to the prime minister

Cabinet ‚vetting‘ is the PM’s job

Re: A question of origin, Sept. 23.

While it certainly comes as a surprise that the birthplace of Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef turns out to be in Iran and not Afghanistan – and that she was unaware, especially considering how prominently it has been showcased – I, for one, consider her explanation reasonable. 655 weitere Wörter

Letters

Book Review: A New Map for Relationships

Martin and Dorothie Hellman, longtime Peace Action members, have published an incredible book, A New Map for Relationships: Creating True Love at Home and Peace on the Planet, that we wholeheartedly recommend to our members and anyone interested in peace. 357 weitere Wörter

Afghanistan

Banned Book Week: Nasreen's Secret School

Nasreen’s Secret School: A True Story From Afghanistan

By Jeanette Winter

Reasons for Challenges:  Religious Viewpoint, Unsuited to age group, Violence.

This illustrated children’s book tells the story of Nasreen, a young girl living with her grandmother in Afghanistan during Taliban rule.   395 weitere Wörter

Reading

Afghans Learned the Art of Torturing Their Prisoners From the West

Sputnik – 27.09.2016

There were 77 cases of prisoner torture registered in Afghan jails last year, almost 10 times more than in 2000, a local human rights commission announced in a report.

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13 civilians killed in airstrike on house: Afghan official

KABUL – An Afghan official says at least 13 civilians have been killed in an airstrike that hit a residential house in a volatile district of eastern Nangarhar province. 111 weitere Wörter

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