This video from the USA is called Rethink Afghanistan War (Part 4): Civilian Casualties.
In congressional testimony this week, Gen. David Petraeus, commander of American forces in the Middle East and Central Asia, made clear that the July 2011 timeline announced last December by President Obama to begin withdrawing US troops from Afghanistan could be extended: here.
Notorious mercenary company Blackwater Worldwide has been awarded a $120 million (£80m) contract to protect new US consulates in the Afghan cities of Herat and Mazar-e-Sharif, the US embassy in Kabul said on Saturday: here.
British advances in Afghanistan have escalated conflict – UN mission chief: here.
Death rate of UK soldiers in Afghanistan four time higher than US. The average age of British soldiers dying in the pointless and unwinnable Afghanistan war is 22. Two hundred soldiers have been killed in their twenties and 31 teenagers are among the death toll: here.
Royal Marine is 300th British death in Afghanistan: here.
Peace campaigners have called for the government to admit that the Afghan war was “unwinnable” after the British death toll in the conflict reached 300: here.
UK cost of Afghan and Iraq wars is £20 billion. Meanwhile, 22 June is slash & burn public services day: here.
Britain: David Cameron’s nauseating call for “an explosion of red, white and blue” across Britain next Saturday to mark Armed Forces Day lays bare what the Con-Dem government has in store for us: here.
Myself and eight other people were arrested at the gates to Swan Island defence intelligence training base near Queenscliff in Victoria on June 16. We did this to protest the Australian government’s continued participation in the occupation of Afghanistan: here.